Department of Labor, Executive (31 - 40 of 51 items)
Pension Restoration Act
HRD-93-7R: Published: Dec 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of proposed legislation which would pay annuities to plan participants or their surviving spouses whose pension plans terminated before the enactment of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, focusing on: (1) the number of pension losers or their surviving spouses; (2) the amount of annuities and administrative costs; (3) the impac...
Federal Employment: Federal Displaced Workers Can Be Helped by Expanding Existing Programs
T-GGD-92-38: Published: May 6, 1992. Publicly Released: May 6, 1992.
GAO discussed the: (1) Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) and the Department of Defense's (DOD) federal job placement programs for displaced federal workers; and (2) Department of Labor's retraining and readjustment assistance. GAO noted that: (1) in fiscal year 1990, neither DOD nor OPM placed a high proportion of registrants in new jobs; (2) linking and expanding existing federal job opportu...
Federal Employment: Displaced Federal Workers Can Be Helped by Expanding Existing Programs
GGD-92-86: Published: May 5, 1992. Publicly Released: May 5, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) job placement programs; and (2) Department of Labor (DOL) job retraining assistance.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year (FY) 1991, neither DOD nor OPM placed a high proportion of registrants in new jobs; (2) since the demand for placement services is expected to...
The Changing Workforce: Demographic Issues Facing the Federal Government
GGD-92-38: Published: Mar 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1992.
GAO provided information on some of the predictions made in two reports done for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Workforce 2000 and Civil Service 2000, focusing on the demographic changes that have occured and are expected to occur, in the civilian labor force and the federal work force.GAO found that: (1) Department of Labor economists and other experts do not agree with the reports' co...
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...
Federal Government's Oversight of Pension and Welfare Funds
T-HRD-90-37: Published: Jun 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1990.
GAO discussed the effectiveness of federal oversight of employee benefit plans' compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the government's potential exposure to underfunded pension plans insured by Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). GAO found that: (1) the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) increased its examinations of plan operations; (2) the Departme...
Immigration Reform: Status of Implementing Employer Sanctions After Second Year
GGD-89-16: Published: Nov 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1988.
In response to a legislative requirement, GAO surveyed implementation and enforcement of the Immigration Reform and Control Act's (IRCA) employer sanction provisions to determine whether the: (1) Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and other federal agencies satisfactorily carried out IRCA; and (2) provisions caused a widespread pattern of discrimination against U.S. citizens or others or...
Federal Retirement: Implementation of the Federal Employees Retirement System
GGD-88-107: Published: Aug 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined how well the: (1) Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB), Social Security Administration (SSA), and Department of Labor implemented the Federal Employees' Retirement System Act of 1986; and (2) Army and Veterans Administration (VA) explained the new system and available options to their employees...
Pension Plans: Termination of Plans With Excess Assets
HRD-86-89BR: Published: Apr 30, 1986. Publicly Released: May 30, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on defined benefit pension plan terminations involving the reversion of excess plan assets to employers.GAO found that: (1) a higher-than-expected rate of return on investments was most often cited as the reason plans had excess assets at termination; (2) changes in corporate structure and employers' desire to use excess plan assets for non-pens...
ACTION's Hiring and Use of Certain Noncareer Employees and Other Personnel Matters
HRD-84-57: Published: Sep 7, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed ACTION's hiring and use of certain noncareer employees to determine whether: (1) noncareer employee hiring, particularly Schedule B's and C's, was proper; (2) Schedule B noncareer employees were performing duties similar to those performed by career employees; (3) ACTION had complied with P.L. 97-377 that prohibited its use of funds for reducing...