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Alternative Dispute Resolution: Employers' Experiences With ADR in the Workplace
GGD-97-157: Published: Aug 12, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on alternative dispute resolution (ADR), focusing on: (1) private sector companies' and federal agencies' reasons for using ADR; (2) the types of ADR these organizations have made available to their employees through procedures other than those under collective bargaining agreements and the extent to which they have put these ADR proces...
U.S. Export-Import Bank: Process in Place to Ensure Compliance With Dual-Use Export Requirements
NSIAD-97-211: Published: Jul 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the end uses of dual-use exports financed by the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank), focusing on: (1) the nature and extent of the Eximbank's financing of dual-use exports; (2) the actions the Eximbank has taken to help ensure that the dual-use exports it finances are nonlethal and will be primarily used for civilian purposes; and (3) whether the acti...
Addressing the Deficit: Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work for Fiscal Year 1998
OCG-97-2: Published: Mar 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 1997.
GAO provided updated information on options that could be used to reduce the deficit, focusing on the budgetary implications of selected program reforms discussed in GAO's work but not yet implemented or enacted.GAO noted that: (1) clearly, Congress has many available options for dealing with the deficit; (2) under the Budget Enforcement Act (BEA), as amended, the spending and revenue options incl...
Export Controls: Sensitive Machine Tool Exports to China
NSIAD-97-4: Published: Nov 19, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the circumstances surrounding the export of machine tools by the McDonnell Douglas Corporation to the China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation (CATIC), focusing on: (1) the military and civil applications of the equipment and whether these military applications are important to China's military modernization plans; (2) the proce...
Addressing the Deficit: Updating the Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work
OCG-96-5: Published: Jun 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1996.
GAO provided updated information on spending reduction and revenue gain options that stemmed from key findings in GAO work, focusing on the: (1) analytical framework for considering individual options; and (2) estimates of budgetary savings or revenue gains of each option, where available.GAO found that: (1) the reported spending and revenue options could be used to reduce the deficit or to free u...
Impoundments: Comments on Proposed Deferrals of Fiscal Year 1996 Budget Authority
OGC-96-5: Published: Apr 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1996.
GAO reviewed nine rescissions of budget authority, three deferrals of budget authority, and two revised deferrals of budget authority included in the President's second, third, and fourth special impoundment messages for fiscal year 1996.GAO found that all of the deferrals and rescissions are in accordance with the Impoundment Control Act. GAO also provided specific information on seven of the def...
1996 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions to Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-95-200BR: Published: Sep 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) and the military services' fiscal year (FY) 1996 operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests, focusing on potential reductions in the amounts requested for the O&M accounts.GAO found that the services' and DOD's FY 1996 O&M budget requests could be reduced by a total of about $4.9 billion including reductions in funding levels for activities such...
Budget Trends: Obligations by Item of Expense, Fiscal Years 1971-1994
AIMD-95-227: Published: Sep 12, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal spending patterns and trends by object classification, focusing on: (1) average annual growth rates; (2) historical trend data; and (3) fiscal year (FY) 1994 budget accounts by department and agency which obligated $100 million or more.GAO found that: (1) most object series and classes have shown real growth since FY 1971; (2...
Panama: DOD's Drawdown for the U.S. Military in Panama
NSIAD-95-183: Published: Aug 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1995.
GAO updated information on the U.S. military drawdown in Panama, focusing on: (1) the potential for a post-1999 U.S. presence in Panama; (2) the status of transfers of Department of Defense (DOD) properties and Panama's preparedness to accept them; (3) the coordination of treaty-related issues; (4) DOD environmental and property valuation policies; (5) DOD efforts to address employee terminations...
Financial Management: Federal Departments and Agencies With Unvouchered Expenditures
AFMD-93-73FS: Published: Jun 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on unvouchered expenditures for fiscal years (FY) 1989 through 1991.GAO found that: (1) 17 of the 74 departments and agencies selected reported unvouchered expenditures for FY 1989 through 1991; (2) 10 agencies have had at least one audit of unvouchered expenditures since 1986; (3) the Department of Defense did not issue a department-wi...