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Strategies to Improve Communication Between Program and Financial Managers
156238: May 1, 1992
GAO provided information on the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program's May 1992 conference on improving communications between program and financial managers...
Federal Employment: Job Placement Assistance For Displaced Workers
T-GGD-92-6: Published: Dec 11, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1991.
GAO discussed the federal government's efforts to assist displaced federal workers. GAO noted that: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) data showed that DOD placed 23 percent of the Priority Placement Program's (PPP) 25,484 priority 1, 2, and 3 registrants during fiscal year (FY) 1991; (2) 3,896 PPP registrants remained employed because of Operation Desert Storm and DOD removed 5,841 priority 1 regist...
Advance Notice: Public and Private Sector Policy and Practice
T-HRD-91-19: Published: Apr 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1991.
GAO discussed the public and private sector's policies and practices for advance notice of business closures and mass layoffs. GAO noted that: (1) Congress enacted legislation that required states to organize local assistance response teams to encourage the establishment of labor-management committees to help implement assistance to dislocated workers; (2) Congress enacted legislation requiring la...
Status of Compliance With the Computer Security Act of 1987
T-IMTEC-88-8: Published: Sep 22, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed federal agencies' compliance with Computer Security Act of 1987 requirements to: (1) establish training programs; and (2) identify computer systems that contain sensitive information. GAO found that: (1) 74 of the 89 agencies identified all of their sensitive systems; (2) six agencies had not yet identified all of their sensitive systems; and (...
Federal Personnel: Observations on the Navy's Personnel Management Demonstration Project
GGD-88-79: Published: May 3, 1988. Publicly Released: May 3, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Navy's personnel management demonstration project at two of its laboratories, focusing on the project's relevance to the proposed Defense Industry and Technology Act of 1988 (S. 2254).GAO found that the project: (1) changed position classification, performance appraisal, and pay procedures; (2) allowed greater managerial control over personn...
Federal Employee Suggestion Program
T-GGD-88-4: Published: Nov 4, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1987.
GAO discussed the implementation and effectiveness of federal employee suggestion programs, focusing on such programs in the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of State, and the Architect of the Capitol. GAO noted that: (1) the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was responsible for issuing regulations to carry out such programs; (2) 36 agencies reported achieving tangible benefits of about...
Superfund: Improvements Needed in Work Force Management
RCED-88-1: Published: Oct 26, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1987.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed employee-related aspects of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Superfund program, focusing on the: (1) type and extent of skilled staff shortages; (2) extent to which skilled federal and state employees are leaving for private-sector positions; (3) pay differentials between the public and private sectors for skilled positions; (4) succes...
The Government's Program for Protecting National Security Information
127183: Jun 17, 1985
GAO discussed the government's program for protecting national security information. GAO stated that, as of March 1985, about 4.3 million government and contractor employees had security clearances allowing access to some form of classified information. This figure excludes employees of the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency. Under current Executive Orders governing class...
Improvements Needed in the Government's Personnel Security Clearance Program
126710: Apr 16, 1985
GAO testified on the improvements needed in the government's security clearance program. GAO found that although the program has improved during the past 10 years, improvements are still needed in: (1) consistent standards for investigations and adjudications; (2) centralized adjudications at the agency level; (3) legislation or a new executive order; (4) continuous monitoring and periodic reinves...
Placement Programs for Displaced Federal Employees
125322: Oct 2, 1984
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the federal government's efforts to find new jobs for its displaced employees. Specifically, GAO addressed: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) operation of its Priority Placement Program (PPP); (2) the governmentwide placement program administered by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and those operated at the General Services Administration an...