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Federal Pay Comparability
090970: Jan 1, 1978
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 13, Issue 4, Fall 1978...
Mid-Atlantic Area Exchange Pay Conversion
FPCD-78-8: Published: Dec 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1977.
An investigation was undertaken of claims by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) 2nd District that the Mid-Atlantic Area Exchange, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, did not properly pay its employees at Fort Dix and McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey, on implementing a new pay system. The AFGE was referring to provisions of Public Law 92-392, which placed under a new federal...
Department of Defense Pay Practices for German Nationals Should Be Changed
FPCD-77-86: Published: Dec 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1977.
The Army and the Air Force employ over 67,000 German nationals at an annual cost of over $670 million. The Department of Defense's (DOD's) employment system in Germany is based on multilateral and bilateral agreements and years of precedent and tradition. Although its personnel policies there generally appear in line with prevailing private practices, some aspects of compensation setting and admin...
The Air Force's Decision Not to Permit Overseas Travel of a Dependent Wife
HRD-78-5: Published: Oct 7, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1977.
The Air Force decided not to permit Mrs. Gladys Carroll to accompany her husband to Camp New Amsterdam in the Netherlands, because she has multiple sclerosis and the necessary medical treatment capability is not available at the facility.Data on dependents with multiple sclerosis who have accompanied service members to Camp New Amsterdam in the past 5 years are either unavailable or difficult and...
Department of Defense Should Change Pay Setting for Filipino Nationals
FPCD-77-70: Published: Oct 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1977.
Authorizing legislation provides that compensation for foreign national employees is based on locally prevailing wage rates that are consistent with the public interest.The Department of Defense (DOD) employs nearly 22,000 Filipino nationals at an estimated cost of $42 million for fiscal year 1977. Although wage increases have averaged about 8.7 percent since 1971, devaluations of Philippine curre...
Department of Defense Should Change Pay Setting for Korean Nationals
FPCD-77-69: Published: Sep 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1977.
The Department of Defense (DOD) employs about 23,000 Korean nationals in Korea who are paid more than the local wages.DOD puts considerable effort into establishing employment practices in Korea that are fair to both U.S. government and the Korean national employees. However, there are certain aspects of compensation setting and administration in Korea that should be changed in order to bring wage...
Military Compensation Should Be Changed to Salary System
FPCD-77-20: Published: Aug 1, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1977.
Military compensation should help the services successfully compete with other employers for the personnel they require. Study groups and commissions have repeatedly pointed out that the base pay and allowances system is an inefficient way to support this objective and have recommended that it be replaced by a salary system.Measuring regular military compensation is complicated, and even those ind...
Payment of Special Allowances, Not Specifically Authorized by Statute, to Inspectors of the Office of the Inspector General, Foreign Service, Department of State
ID-77-46: Published: Jul 27, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 1977.
The State Department has been paying inspectors of its Office of the Inspector General, Foreign Service, a special allowance based on absences from their residences in the United States for periods of more than 30 days while performing inspections of U.S. diplomatic and consular establishments. The payments are in addition to the maximum per diem allowed under Government travel regulations, and ar...
Administration of the Workers' Compensation Program
GGD-77-45: Published: Jul 8, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 8, 1977.
The Postal Service's cost for workers' compensation has increased greatly since fiscal year 1973. Even though the Postal Service has taken action to manage its program more efficiently, it needs to do more.Many problems appear to result from insufficient number of staff to administer the program and inadequate procedures and training...
Civil Service Commission's Procedures and Processes Used in Hiring Clerical and Technical Employees
FPCD-77-5: Published: May 27, 1977. Publicly Released: May 27, 1977.
The efficiency and effectiveness of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and several agencies in obtaining qualified persons for competitive clerical and technical positions were surveyed. Observations were made primarily from data obtained from region IX area offices in San Francisco and Sacramento, and therefore, may not reflect the total system.Although the CSC system is designed to be a fair and...