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Governmentwide Travel Management: Federal Agencies Have Opportunities for Streamlining and Improving Their Travel Practices
T-AIMD-96-60: Published: Mar 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1996.
GAO discussed efforts for improving governmentwide travel management, focusing on a comparison of civilian federal agencies' and private-sector travel management practices. GAO noted that: (1) private-sector organizations have cut travel processing costs and time by consolidating travel management and processing centers, eliminating unnecessary review layers, simplifying travel processing, and str...
Energy's Financial Resources and Workforce
RCED-96-69R: Published: Feb 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Energy's (DOE) fiscal year (FY) 1994 financial and workforce data. GAO noted that: (1) the data could be used as a baseline for measuring changes to DOE; (2) in FY 1994, DOE spent about $20 billion and had about 20,000 federal employees and over 130,000 contractor employees; (3) power marketing administrations and t...
[Comments on Employees' Use of Free Companion Tickets]
B-270687: Published: Dec 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 26, 1995.
The International Boundary and Water Commission requested a decision on whether employees could use free companion tickets for personal use. GAO held that: (1) the employees could not use the companion tickets for personal use, since they are the Commission's property and could only be used in accordance with General Service Administration (GSA) regulations; and (2) GSA could change its regulation...
Improving Travel Management Governmentwide
156235: Dec 1, 1995
An interagency team was established in 1994 by the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program (JFMIP) to address travel reengineering. Representing over two dozen organizations from the Executive and Legislative Branches of the federal government, the goals of the Travel Improvement Project were to identify and address obstacles that impeded use of best travel practices in the federal governm...
Federal Employee Redress: An Opportunity for Reform
T-GGD-96-42: Published: Nov 29, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1995.
GAO discussed how well the administrative redress system for federal employees is working and whether it contributes to or detracts from the efficient operation of the government. GAO noted that the redress: (1) system is inefficient, expensive, and time consuming because of the complexity and variety of redress mechanisms afforded federal employees; (2) system is vulnerable to employees who take...
HEHS-96-9R: Published: Oct 19, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined whether Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) officials engaged in activities with mining industry executives to discredit proposed legislation affecting MSHA. GAO noted that: (1) MSHA officials reported that they actively communicated their opposition to the proposed legislation, but they did not urge anyone to contact congressional represe...
Personnel Security: Pass and Security Clearance Data for the Executive Office of the President
NSIAD-96-20: Published: Oct 19, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the White House's procedures for issuing access passes and security clearances, focusing on the: (1) steps involved in the access pass approval process; and (2) internal controls over the access pass and security clearance processes.GAO found that: (1) individuals entering on duty during 1993 received final approval for permanent White House access...
[Comments on Former DOD Employee's Eligibility for Retired Federal Employees Health Benefits Program]
B-270139: Published: Nov 8, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1995.
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Federal Job Classification: Comparison of Job Content With Grades Assigned in Selected Occupations
GGD-96-20: Published: Nov 6, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the relationship between job content and General Schedule (GS) grades assigned using the Factor Evaluation System (FES), focusing on whether the relationship varied on the basis of the proportion of women and minorities in various occupations.GAO found that: (1) the difference between actual GS grades and the grades based on job content under FES w...
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...