Stars and Stripes reports that "as the Defense Department began to get back to business as usual Thursday in the wake of a law that provided funding to reopen the government, one of the first orders of business in many offices was making sure timecards were properly filled out."
"Most DOD civilians furloughed during the federal government shutdown can expect retroactive pay in their Oct. 25 electronic paychecks, or in paper checks issued on the 30th, Pentagon officials said Thursday. The date can vary by component or office, officials said. Some Army civilians, for instance, will receive retroactive pay in electronic funds transfers on Oct. 30."