Federal employees (111 - 120 of 753 items)
Review of Compensation Comparability Report
GGD-96-34R: Published: Oct 30, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a report comparing federal civilian pay and private-sector pay. GAO noted that: (1) in contrast to a number of other studies, the report concludes that federal civilian employees receive about 51 percent more in salaries, wages, and benefits over their careers than do private-sector employees and that a 33.7 percent wage reduction is needed to brin...
[Comments on Proposed Employee Donation of Frequent Flier Miles to Charities]
B-266169: Published: Oct 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO issued its opinion on whether federal employees should be able to donate frequent flyer mileage credits earned for official travel to charity. GAO held that the question should be referred to the Administrator of General Services for amendment to the federal travel regulations, if applicable...
Vacant Positions in the Bureau of Indian Affairs
RCED-96-14R: Published: Oct 6, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on end of fiscal year (FY) staffing at the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), focusing on the: (1) occupations that have the highest number of vacant positions; and (2) number of vacant positions in law enforcement and social services. GAO noted that BIA: (1) had about 14,600 employees on board at the end of FY 1993 and 13,700 at the end o...
Federal Human Resource Management Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-12(4): Published: Oct 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Federal Human Resource Management issue area as of October 2, 1995...
Terminating Federal Helium Refining
RCED-95-252R: Published: Aug 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the possible consequences of proposed legislation to end the Bureau of Mines' production and sale of refined helium. GAO noted that: (1) the Bureau estimates that production and sale of refined helium could cease within 6 months after legislation is passed and that other related actions could be completed within 2 years if no conting...
Merit Systems Protection Board: Mission Performance, Employee Protections, and Working Environment
GGD-95-213: Published: Aug 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Merit Systems Protection Board's (MSPB) performance, management, and operations, focusing on: (1) whether the MSPB appeals process is effectively protecting federal employees against improper personnel practices; (2) the accountability mechanisms MSPB has in place to provide its employees with merit system protections; and (3) the actions MSPB...
[Comments on Deceased Navy Employee's Relatives' Claim for Travel Expenses]
B-258216: Published: Jul 27, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 1995.
No summary is currently available...
Downsizing and Space
GGD-95-51R: Published: Jul 14, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal government efforts to identify and manage federal office space that may be underutilized after agencies downsize. GAO noted that: (1) although it is still early in the downsizing process, the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have taken steps to reduce the amount of underutili...
[Comments on EEOC Employee's Claim for Real Estate Deposit]
B-257519: Published: Jul 11, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1995.
No summary is currently available...
Reassignment of Two NIH Employees
OSI-95-14R: Published: Jul 5, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 5, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) reassignments of two National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) employees, focusing on the actions of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials; and (2) University of Wisconsin-Madison's handling of scientific misconduct charges against two of its professors. GAO noted that: (1) there was no evidence that HHS imp...