Proposed legislation (11 - 20 of 40 items)
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 Pay and Personnel Systems
129767: Apr 30, 1986
Testimony was given on three senate bills concerning pay and personnel systems. GAO found that: (1) fiscal year 1986 marked the 8th year in which the President and Congress adopted alternative pay rates for white-collar employees and, as a result, General Schedule salaries have dropped significantly compared to salaries in the private sector; (2) the value of white-collar employees' federal retire...
Comments on Proposed Regulations Which Would Implement the Backpay Act
B-197792(MRV): Published: Apr 1, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A review was made of proposed regulations which would implement the Back Pay Act, as amended by the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. One significant change in the regulations would result in the burden of proof lying with the employing agency rather than the employee in cases where compensation was denied, withdrawn, or reduced due to an unjustified or unwarranted personnel action. GAO has no obj...
Proposed Changes to the Merit Pay System as Described in the Civil Service Amendments of 1984, H.R. 5066, and The Merit Pay Improvement Act, H.R. 5401
123991: Apr 26, 1984
GAO discussed two bills that would revise the current merit pay system. Both bills would: (1) eliminate the merit pay pool concept; (2) require that merit pay employees receive uniform step increases for specific performance levels; (3) guarantee full annual salary increases to all employees rated at least fully successful; (4) require that agencies pay a performance award to all employees rated i...
Information on Federally Owned Submarginal Land in Oklahoma Set Aside for Use by the Cherokee Tribe of Oklahoma
B-147652,B-147655: Published: Feb 2, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
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Comments on Draft Bill To Amend United States Code to Provide for Retained Rates of Pay Benefits for Certain Employees and for Other Purposes
B-188600(DLG): Published: Apr 4, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Merit Pay Reform Act of 1983 and Proposed Amendments
122043: Jul 14, 1983
Testimony was given on a merit pay reform bill which is being proposed as an alternative to certain proposed Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations. GAO stated that some of the proposed OPM regulations are responsive to problems which GAO has identified in reviews of performance appraisal systems, and the regulations would standardize performance appraisal systems throughout the Governme...
Proposal To Lower the Federal Compensation Comparability Standard Has Not Been Substantiated
FPCD-82-4: Published: Jan 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1982.
GAO was asked to analyze the President's pay reform proposal to: (1) revise the comparability standard to allow for adjusting both pay and benefits to achieve total compensation comparability between Federal and non-Federal employees performing the same levels of work; (2) set Federal compensation levels at 94 percent of non-Federal levels; (3) permit the inclusion of State and local governments i...
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...
Inquiry Regarding Senate Recording and Photographic Studios
B-203087: Published: Jul 7, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1981.
An inquiry was made as to whether there was sufficient authority to invest excess funds of the Senate Recording and Photographic Studios in short-term certificates of deposits and whether the earnings from the investments could be used to pay salaries of one or more Studio employees. Legislation is required to implement this proposal. A revolving fund was established within the contingency fund of...