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Senior Executive Service: Data on Hard-To-Fill Vacancies Not Readily Available
GGD-89-72BR: Published: Apr 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) Senior Executive Service (SES) positions that remained vacant for at least 120 days; and (2) why agencies were unable to fill the vacancies sooner.GAO found that: (1) complete, accurate, and current data on governmentwide career SES vacancies were not readily available; (2) Office of Personnel Management data on SES vacancies in...
Interagency Agreements: Fiscal Year 1988 Agreements at Selected Agencies Were Proper
AFMD-88-72: Published: Sep 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed interagency transfers of appropriated funds to determine if the agencies' use of funds was consistent with the original purposes of the appropriations.GAO found that: (1) the 8 agencies it reviewed entered into 234 agreements to transfer fiscal year 1988 appropriated funds in exchange for goods or services such as health services, communications an...
DC Government: The Federal Payment to the DC Government Under Alternative Payment Methods
GGD-88-80FS: Published: May 5, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on proposed changes to the method of calculating federal payments to the District of Columbia.GAO found that: (1) federal payments under various alternatives varied from $425 million to over $1 billion; (2) the highest payment would result from a 40-percent payment formula from the District's general fund revenues; (3) the lowest pay...
Employee Involvement: Issues for Agencies To Consider in Designing and Implementing Programs
GGD-88-82: Published: May 23, 1988. Publicly Released: May 23, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO identified issues for federal agencies to consider in designing and implementing employee involvement programs.GAO found that: (1) management interest and support are essential for successful program implementation; (2) managers could promote employee involvement through management style changes that demonstrate receptivity to employee input; (3) a clear...
Occupational Safety & Health: Federal Costs Incurred in Developing Field Sanitation Standard
HRD-88-15FS: Published: Nov 27, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the development of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) field sanitation standard for agricultural employers, focusing on: (1) OSHA personnel costs; (2) costs of studies federal agencies and contractors conducted; (3) federal legal costs; (4) costs of printing the standard's draft and final versions; (5) estimat...
Labor Law: Criminal Investigations of Mr. Jackie Presser and Other Teamsters Officials
HRD-87-25BR: Published: Dec 11, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed investigations by the Departments of Justice and Labor of the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America Union (Teamsters Union), specifically to: (1) obtain information on Labor and Justice investigations of 13 selected cases to determine if there was a pattern to case dispositions;...
Emergency Jobs Act of 1983: Funds Spent Slowly, Few Jobs Created
HRD-87-1: Published: Dec 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal agencies' and local governments' use of funds the Emergency Jobs Appropriations Act of 1983 provided, specifically: (1) when they spent the funds; (2) how many people they employed; (3) how many unemployed persons received jobs; (4) what efforts they made to provide employment to the unemployed; and (5) what benefits, othe...
[Comments on H.R. 1166]
B-199549: Published: Aug 12, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1986.
GAO commented on a bill that would permit federal agencies to reimburse their employees for residence sale and purchase expenses upon transfer from an overseas post to a new duty station in the United States. GAO believes that a federal civilian employee who retains his residence in the United States when performing an overseas assignment is entitled to reimbursement for real estate expenses upon...
Senior Executive Service: Investigating Distinguished Rank Award Nominees
GGD-86-86BR: Published: Jun 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) policy of charging agencies a fee to investigate senior executives agencies nominate for a distinguished rank award under the Presidential Rank Awards Program.GAO noted that up to 6 percent of Senior Executive Service (SES) executives may receive rank awards each year. GAO found that OPM: (1...
Selected Defense Agencies: Current and Historical Information on Missions, Work Force, and Budget
NSIAD-86-81FS: Published: Mar 7, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided a fact sheet showing the current and historical mission, work force, and budget of several Department of Defense agencies.GAO presented information on each agency's: (1) budget and civilian/military work force for the earliest year readily available and for fiscal year 1986; and (2) civilian occupational groups as of September 1975 and 1985, exc...