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Human Capital: Key Principles for Effective Strategic Workforce Planning
GAO-04-39: Published: Dec 11, 2003. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 2003.
The federal government is in a period of profound transition and faces an array of challenges and opportunities to enhance performance, ensure accountability, and position the nation for the future. Effective results-oriented management of the government's most valued resource--its people--is at the heart of this transition. This report is part of a large body of GAO work examining issues in strat...
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 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...
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...
Federal Agencies' Unemployment Compensation Costs Can Be Reduced Through Improved Management
FPCD-83-3: Published: Oct 29, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the adequacy of four agencies' controls to ensure that only eligible former federal employees receive unemployment payments.GAO reviewed actions affecting unemployment compensation practices which were taken by the Departments of Labor, Energy, and Commerce and the Office of Personnel Management and learned that these agencies were not following...
Request for Optional Life Insurance Coverage Benefits
B-198241(RLR): Published: Apr 28, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1980.
The widow of a former employee of the Department of Labor sought reversal of the decision by the agency that her husband did not have optional life insurance coverage under the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program at the time of his death. Optional life insurance premiums were deducted from the employee's pay during his employment and a certificate was issued to him indicating that he ha...
Inadequate Recordkeeping on Official Time Used for Representational Functions
FPCD-79-77: Published: Sep 17, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1979.
In a recent survey of several labor-management relations activities in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), and the Department of Labor (DOL), GAO examined how the agencies accounted for and monitored the amount of official time employees spent on representational functions in 26 agency units with...