Compensation (111 - 120 of 323 items)
Payment of Holiday Pay to Part-Time Employees
B-198472(MRV): Published: May 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A question arose in connection with the observance of the Labor Day holiday at the Army Commissary, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as it pertained to part-time civilian employees. The Commissary employees are on a Tuesday through Saturday tour of duty, and in order to avoid paying holiday pay to full-time employees, the Army closed the Commissary the Tuesday after Labor Day. The part-time employees were...
Options for Conducting a Federal Pay Equity Study
127000: May 22, 1985
No summary is currently available...
HHS Allocation of Funds in FY 1985 To Support PHS Officers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
HRD-85-53: Published: Mar 18, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information related to the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) allocation of fiscal year (FY) 1985 funds for Public Health Service (PHS) medical positions at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). The specific concern related to whether funds to support PHS officers at USUHS were being paid by individual agenci...
Options for Conducting a Pay Equity Study of Federal Pay and Classification Systems
GGD-85-37: Published: Mar 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the advantages and disadvantages of various methodologies that could be used to study the pay equity issue at the federal level.GAO found that economic analysis, which attempts to measure and explain existing wage differentials between men and women, could provide Congress with information on the extent to which factors such as educational level...
[Query Concerning Proposed Revision of FAR]
B-217364: Published: Jan 10, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a proposed change to a Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) concerning employee fringe benefits. The change involved limiting the allowable costs of compensated personal absences to amounts determined by using only the wage rates in effect at the time of initial entitlement. GAO informed the FAR Secretariat that it had no objections to the issuance...
The Cost of a Federal Employee: An Input to Economic Analysis
127083: Jan 1, 1985
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 20, Issue 2, Spring 1985, discussed the factors that should be considered in calculating how much a federal employee costs. The Office of Management and Budget issues guidance for making cost comparisons between government production or services and commercial firms. Computing the cost of federal personnel requires identifying the basic salary l...
How OSHA Monitors and Controls Its New Directions Program
HRD-85-29: Published: Dec 31, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ensures that funds under its new directions program are spent as intended, and the amount of funds received by each type of recipient and the percentage of those funds used for salaries and grant-related activities.GAO found that 47 percent of the new directions grants, whi...
Distribution of Male and Female Employees in Four Federal Classification Systems
GGD-85-20: Published: Nov 27, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1984.
GAO presented data on the number and percent of male and female employees in the General Schedule (GS), the Federal Wage system (FWS), the classification used for foreign service professionals at the Department of State, and the system for classifying certain Veterans Administration medical professionals.GAO noted that each of the occupational groups and families in the GS and FWS systems contains...
Compensation by 12 Aerospace Contractors
NSIAD-85-1: Published: Oct 12, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO surveyed employee pay and benefits at 12 aerospace contractors and compared them to broad compensation surveys conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the American Management Association (AMA).GAO found that certain categories of employees in the aerospace industry have fared better than in the economy as a whole. GAO found that compensation f...
Implementation of the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act
NSIAD-85-4: Published: Oct 24, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO summarized the results of its evaluation of how the Department of Defense (DOD) and the military services are implementing the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act.GAO found that DOD has taken various measures to help ensure fair and consistent implementation of the direct payment provisions of the act and that the services generally have do...