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[Comments on Representative's Employment of Part-Time INS Employee]
B-261456: Published: Jun 30, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1995.
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Federal Employees' Compensation Act: Redefining Continuation of Pay Could Result in Additional Refunds to the Government
GGD-95-135: Published: Jun 8, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed several issues relating to the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) and how it is administered by the Department of Labor's Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.GAO found that: (1) the federal government is not reimbursed for continuation of pay (COP) by federal employees receiving both regular salary payments and third-party damages; (2)...
Federal Affirmative Employment: Progress of Women and Minority Criminal Investigators at Selected Agencies
GGD-95-85: Published: Apr 25, 1995. Publicly Released: May 5, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the representation of women and minorities at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPS), focusing on: (1) whether improvement has been made in the representation of women and minorities in the criminal investigator occup...
Federal Personnel: Federal/Private Sector Pay Comparisons
OCE-95-1: Published: Dec 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1994.
GAO reviewed the methodologies for estimating the differences between federal and private-sector white-collar pay, focusing on possible explanations for the discrepancy between official and academic estimates of the federal/private pay gap.GAO found that: (1) there are two main factors that account for the discrepancy between official and academic estimates of the pay gap; (2) official estimates s...
Accuracy of Form SSA 1099
HEHS-94-234R: Published: Sep 26, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a constituent's form 1099 and the accounting system used to generate reports on individual social security benefits. GAO noted that: (1) the constituent's form 1099 contained inaccurate data on the amount of benefits paid and the amount of benefits repaid to the Social Security Administration (SSA) in 1993; (2) there is no evidence that SSA account...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Displacement Rates, Unemployment Spells, and Reemployment Wages by Race
HEHS-94-229FS: Published: Sep 16, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether blacks were disproportionally affected by the 1990 through 1991 recession, focusing on: (1) job displacement rates; (2) the length of unemployment for displaced workers of all racial groups; and (3) the reemployment wages of displaced workers.GAO noted that: (1) during the 1990 through 1991 recession, blacks were 15 percent more likely to l...
Indian Health Service: Efforts to Recruit Health Care Professionals
HEHS-94-180FS: Published: Jul 7, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Indian Health Service's (IHS) employment practices, focusing on: (1) whether differences exist in the salary schedules within the various IHS service areas; (2) the effectiveness of current manpower recruitment programs in the Aberdeen, South Dakota, service area; and (3) IHS and the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) processes for determinin...
Skill Standards: Experience in Certification Systems Shows Industry Involvement to Be Key
HRD-93-90: Published: May 18, 1993. Publicly Released: May 18, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed existing standards and certification systems in a few selected occupations and identified: (1) their common characteristics; (2) barriers to their development and use; (3) the benefits of skill standards and certification to employers and workers; and (4) actions taken by the federal government concerning skill standards and certification developme...
Federal Employment: Impact of President's Economic Plan on Federal Employees' Pay and Benefits
T-GGD-93-8: Published: Mar 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1993.
GAO discussed the impact of the President's economic plan on federal employees. GAO noted that: (1) the government needs to attract and retain employees of high caliber to meet the challenges facing the government; (2) it has identified the importance of federal pay reform to attract and retain quality employees; (3) the President's proposals represent a reversal of positive steps taken to address...
Job Corps Costs and Outcomes
HRD-93-16R: Published: Feb 19, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the costs, outcomes, and administrative structure of the Job Corps program, focusing on: (1) cost differences between centers run by contractors and federal Civilian Conservation Centers (CCC); (2) outcomes for students trained by national sole-source contractors; and (3) sole-source contractors' hiring of students. GAO noted that: (...