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Selected Aspects of Howard University's Operations and Use of Federally Appropriated Funds
HRD-84-43: Published: Mar 9, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO compared Howard University's faculty and administrative salaries with salaries at similar universities, obtained information regarding the accreditation of Howard's College of Medicine and other schools as well as academic deficiencies that have been cited, compared statistical data on Howard's library operations, and obtained financial data on Howard's...
Comparison of U.S. Military and Civil Service Pay and Benefits
123018: Nov 30, 1983
GAO discussed how the pay and benefits received by U.S. military personnel compare with those of Federal civil servants. GAO noted that the primary difference between the systems is found in their design, because they serve different personnel management needs and operate in different environments. The military component system has many features which provide less-than-obvious enhancements to disp...
Cost Comparison of House of Representatives Page System Versus Regular Messenger Employees
GGD-83-108: Published: Sep 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO compared the cost of the present page system in the House of Representatives to the alternative cost of hiring messengers.GAO found that the cost of the page system, including the provision of classroom education and dormitory supervision for the pages, was only slightly less than the first year cost of salaries and benefits of the same number of messeng...
Comparison of GPO Pay and Classification System to Other Federal and Private Sector Systems
122382: Sep 21, 1983
GAO discussed its report which compared the Government Printing Office's (GPO) pay and classification system to those of other Federal and private sector systems. GAO found that GPO employees who collectively bargain receive higher wages than printing and lithographic employees at other Federal agencies or in the private sector in the Washington, D.C., area. GPO employees averaged 42 percent more...
Reimbursement of Federal Employee's Salaries and Benefits by Saudi Arabia
ID-83-4: Published: Oct 21, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 1982.
The U.S. Government has approximately 1,500 employees working either in Saudi Arabia or in support positions in the United States whose salaries and benefits are being reimbursed by the Saudi Arabian Government. GAO reported on the scope of the overall programs, the working relationship of the federal employees to Saudi personnel, and the perceptions of U.S. employees.Federal employees who are inv...
Methods Used by Certain Foreign Governments To Set and Adjust Compensation Levels for Their Civil Servants
FPCD-82-40: Published: Apr 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on how foreign governments set and adjust civil servant pay and benefits. Specifically, GAO obtained information on the compensation systems of Australia, Canada, England, and Japan.Australia sets pay for virtually all of its 154,000 civil servants by collective bargaining. The only exceptions are for 30 top-level officials whose pay...
117012: Dec 9, 1981
Comments were presented on H.R. 5038. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), this bill was proposed to assist in the efforts to rebuild the air traffic control system. Parts of the bill are also intended to fulfill a commitment FAA says it made to working controllers who have kept the air traffic control system operating. The bill, if enacted, would establish special pay different...
Proposals for More Effective Military Manpower Policies
114552: Mar 10, 1981
GAO has recommended conversion to a salary system whereby all service personnel would be paid in cash and distributions based on dependents, marital status, or in-kind benefits would disappear. The present military compensation package consists of basic pay and quarters and subsistence allowances. Since subsistence, quarters, and housing allowances are not subject to Federal income or social secur...
Entitlement to Service Credit by Erroneously Appointed Employee
B-191977(JAB): Published: Mar 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1981.
Clarification was requested of a decision in which GAO held that, when it is discovered that an employee has been erroneously appointed, he is entitled to his unpaid compensation and to credit for good faith service for the purposes of accrual of annual leave and payment of lump-sum annual leave. This would be true unless the appointment was made in violation of an absolute statutory prohibition o...
An Integrated Approach to Human Resources Management
115196: Jan 1, 1981
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Spring 1981. In 1980, GAO began operating an independent personnel system which removed it from most Office of Personnel Management regulations. This independence, combined with a continually expanding congressional mandate, a changing work force, legal constraints on employment practices, and improvements in personnel management technolog...