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Ceridian Awarded Contract for Military OneSource Services.



ARLINGTON, Va. -- Ceridian Corporation has been awarded the contract to provide Military OneSource Military OneSource (spelled in official publications as printed here, with the words One and Source merged into a single word with a capitalized O and S) is a government service provided by the Department of Defense through a contractor.  services to six million active duty, Guard and Reserve service members and their families effective December 1, 2009. The contract was awarded by the Acquisition Services Directorate, National Business Center, in partnership with DoD's Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy (MC & FP). The contract is valued at $477 million with a combined transition and base period totaling eight months and five option periods covering a total of five years of performance.

Ceridian has provided Military OneSource services since 2003. Under the new contract, Ceridian will continue to provide confidential 24/7 information and referral services via toll-free telephone and online, allowing military leaders and their troops to improve their quality of life and enhance their operational readiness The capability of a unit/formation, ship, weapon system, or equipment to perform the missions or functions for which it is organized or designed. May be used in a general sense or to express a level or degree of readiness. Also called OR. See also combat readiness.  to complete their mission.

The Military OneSource program offers confidential resources and support for service members and their families on a wide range of topics including deployment, relocation, spouse employment and education assistance, parenting and child care, education, finances, health and wellness and everyday issues. The program also offers free counseling services face-to-face in the local community, by telephone and online through secure chat, as well as online and telephonic health coaching, telephone and in-person financial counseling, and Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA).

"Ceridian is honored to be selected to continue to serve military personnel and their families by meeting their needs anytime and anywhere through the Military OneSource program," said Ceridian LifeWorks Executive Vice President Zachary Meyer. "We commend com·mend  
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 the Department of Defense's commitment to extending these vital services to military members and their families, and we are proud to be their partner of choice."

About Ceridian LifeWorks

Ceridian LifeWorks offers a comprehensive range of innovative solutions that help companies, government and military organizations attract and retain top talent, reduce health care costs and improve productivity. From Employee Assistance and Work-Life programs accredited accredited

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, Ceridian programs provide unified expertise to drive results for their customers. Ceridian LifeWorks is a business unit of Ceridian, a global business services organization offering human resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. , benefits, industry-leading payroll outsourcing, gift cards and controlled spending. For more information about Ceridian's comprehensive array of human resource solutions, visit www.ceridian.com or call 800-729-7655. Military members and their families may access the free, confidential resources of Military OneSource at 800-342-9647 or www.militaryonesource.com.
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