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H.R. 3132--Federal Pay Reform Act of 1987
T-GGD-88-5: Published: Oct 20, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1987.
GAO commented on the proposed Federal Pay Reform Act of 1987, which would establish a: (1) 13-member Federal Compensation Board to design, implement, and oversee 5 to 10 demonstration projects for alternative pay and personnel systems, modification of the pay-setting process, and expansion of agency authority to set rates and approve allowances and expenses for certain retiring federal employees;...
Federal Compensation: Estimated Cost of Proposed Change in Federal Firefighters' Work Week
GGD-88-2FS: Published: Oct 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) cost estimate for a separate pay system and altered work week for civilian fire fighters.GAO found that: (1) although the proposed legislation would increase hourly salary rates, the change to a 60-hour work week would lower annual salaries; (2) DOD did not consider the effect of work-hour reductions on military...
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 67, October 1987
087965: Oct 1, 1987
This document is one in a series of monthly pamphlets which will be consolidated on an annual basis and entitled Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States. The annual volumes have been published since the establishment of the General Accounting Office by the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921. Decisions are rendered to heads of departments and establishments and to disbursing and cert...
Transborder Trucking: Impacts of Disparate U.S. and Canadian Policies
RCED-87-111: Published: Jul 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Canadian and U.S. regulatory policies affecting international trucking to determine: (1) how difficult it is for U.S. truckers to gain authority from provincial regulators to expand their operations to Canada; (2) the differences in costs and restrictions on international operations; and (3) the prospects for change in trucking regulation in Can...
Federal Pay: Changes to the Methods of Comparing Federal and Private Sector Salaries
GGD-87-8: Published: May 14, 1987. Publicly Released: May 14, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the changes to the methods of comparing federal and private-sector salaries, focusing on: (1) recent and proposed changes to the survey and pay comparability determination process; (2) the impact of the changes on pay comparability determinations; and (3) the appropriateness of the changes.GAO found that the federal pay agent: (1) added occupati...
S. 552--The Federal Employee Compensation Equity Act of 1987
T-GGD-87-14: Published: Apr 22, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1987.
GAO discussed a proposed federal pay equity study that the Federal Employee Compensation Equity Act of 1987 would require. In a previous report, GAO compared two potential approaches that were used to study the pay equity issue in the federal work force, specifically economic analysis and job content analysis. GAO found that the proposed bill would: (1) utilize both job evaluation and economic ana...
Federal Executive Pay
T-GGD-87-1: Published: Nov 3, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1986.
GAO provided its views on the need to adjust the salaries of top government officials. GAO noted that: (1) salary levels have not kept up with inflation; (2) the new federal employee retirement system that will go into effect next year will provide little incentive to federal employees to remain with the federal government, and will likely result in an increase in civil service turnover; (3) fewer...
Job Corps: Its Costs, Employment Outcomes, and Service to the Public
HRD-86-121BR: Published: Jul 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Job Corps' Civilian Conservation Centers (CCC), specifically: (1) the costs, job placements, and starting wages for youth after receiving training; and (2) the nature and extent of public service activities performed by CCC and comparably sized Job Corps centers under competitive contract.GAO found that: (1) the annual per-per...
Military Compensation: Selected Occupational Comparisons With Civilian Compensation
NSIAD-86-113: Published: Jun 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the relationship between military and civilian compensation for similar occupations, skill levels, experience, and responsibilities.GAO determined that it could make some compensation comparisons between military and civilian jobs, but they were of limited use because: (1) comparisons for some military positions would never be possible becaus...
Veterans Benefits: Verification of Selected Eligibility Factors
HRD-86-19: Published: Jun 18, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1986.
GAO compared information from selected Veterans Administration (VA) cash beneficiaries' 1981 tax returns with corresponding VA benefits entitlement criteria to determine whether there were persons who were receiving VA cash benefits to which they were not entitled.GAO obtained tax records for 451,664 persons entitled to VA cash benefits on December 31, 1981 and found that: (1) the marital status o...