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Veterans' Benefits: Availability of Benefits in American Samoa
HRD-93-16: Published: Nov 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) provision of medical services and other benefits, such as pensions and home loans, to veterans in American Samoa.GAO found that: (1) the medical facilities in American Samoa are limited; (2) supply problems have affected patient care; (3) the primary purpose of visiting doctors was to perform examinations fo...
Tribal Operation of Mission Valley Power
RCED-92-229R: Published: Jun 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on two contracts between residents of the Flathead Reservation in Montana and the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the operation and management of the Mission Valley Power utility. GAO noted that: (1) to meet the contract requirements, the utility provided special personnel, made improvements in the system, gathered quantitative data on electrical pow...
Federal Personnel: Special Authorities Under the Demonstration Project at Commerce
GGD-92-124BR: Published: Jul 13, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) personnel management demonstration project, focusing on personnel management authorities available to NIST and the effects of the Federal Employees' Pay Comparability Act (FEPCA) on the project.GAO found that: (1) FEPCA should not significantly affect the demonstration proje...
Federal Recruiting: Comparison of Applicants Who Accepted or Declined Federal Job Offers
GGD-92-61BR: Published: Mar 20, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1992.
GAO provided information on the results of its survey of applicants who accepted or declined federal job offers for entry-level professional and administrative positions, focusing on: (1) why applicants accepted or declined the job offers; and (2) the applicant pool's characteristics, including differences between those who accepted positions and those who declined.GAO found that: (1) at least two...
Federal Asset Disposition Association: No Economic Basis for Reported Fee Income Under 1988 Letter Agreement
AFMD-91-15: Published: Jul 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1991.
GAO reviewed a 1988 letter agreement for asset management services between the Federal Asset Disposition Association (FADA) and the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (FSLIC), focusing on: (1) the justification for FSLIC paying FADA for services performed under the letter agreement; and (2) whether FADA fairly presented the FSLIC payments in its December 31, 1988, financial statements...
Workforce Issues: Employment Practices in Selected Large Private Companies
GGD-91-47: Published: Mar 13, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1991.
GAO presented the results of a survey of 83 private companies regarding employment practices, focusing on: (1) recruiting and hiring practices; (2) benefit programs; (3) pay practices; and (4) programs to attract and retain employees.GAO found that: (1) campus recruiting was the dominant recruiting method for officials, managers, and professional positions, and newspaper advertisements received th...
Workers At Risk: Increased Numbers in Contingent Employment Lack Insurance, Other Benefits
HRD-91-56: Published: Mar 8, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed Bureau of the Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) data concerning the contingent or nontraditional work force, which includes self-employed, part-time, and leased employees.GAO found that: (1) the number of nontraditional workers should continue to grow over the next several years due to employer and worker...
Federal Agencies Need SSA's Death Information To Avoid Erroneous Payments
T-HRD-91-6: Published: Feb 6, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 1991.
GAO discussed federal agencies' use of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) death information to help in their efforts to remove deceased persons from their benefit rolls. GAO noted that: (1) only three federal agencies obtained and used SSA voluntarily reported death information; (2) no federal agencies received the death information SSA purchased from states, although SSA was negotiating a...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. II, No. 5
144236: Feb 1, 1991
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of February 1991. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
Pay and Benefits: Data on Energy Employees Who Retired or Resigned in Fiscal Year 1989
GGD-91-14BR: Published: Oct 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO obtained information through a questionnaire on former Department of Energy (DOE) employees at grade 13 and above who retired or resigned during fiscal year 1989, focusing on whether the employees took jobs with government contractors or grantees and earned salaries higher than their government pay.GAO found that: (1) 72 percent of employed respondents were...