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H.R. 11280, the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
FPC-78-85: Published: May 19, 1978. Publicly Released: May 19, 1978.
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Civil Service Reform and Reorganization
105693: Apr 12, 1978
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) presently serves as both the protector of employee rights and the promoter of efficient personnel management policy. The proposed Civil Service reorganization divides those two roles between two separate agencies, the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Office of Personnel Management. The Office of Personnel Management would develop personnel policies, provide...
Federal Employee Performance Rating Systems Need Fundamental Changes
FPCD-77-80: Published: Mar 3, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1978.
The Performance Rating Act of 1950 requires performance evaluations and ratings through use of one or more performance rating plans subject to approval of the Civil Service Commission (CSC). It requires that each system provide for making performance requirements known to the employee, giving fair appraisals of employee performance, using appraisals to improve employee performance, strengthening s...
Proposed Amendment to Bill To Establish Uniformity in Federal Employee Health Benefits Programs by Preempting Certain State or Local Laws
B-164562: Published: Dec 22, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 1977.
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Proposals to Resolve Longstanding Problems in Investigations of Federal Employees
FPCD-77-64: Published: Dec 16, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1977.
Authority to conduct investigations of federal personnel is based on Executive Order 10450 which united previously separate suitability, security, and loyalty programs under the framework of a security program. The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is primarily responsible for conducting such investigations.Since 1953, new laws and court decisions have imposed constraints in the investigation process...
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...
Information on the Appeals Process for Disputed Claims under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
HRD-78-16: Published: Nov 22, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 1977.
The Federal Employees Health Benefits program provides health insurance coverage for about 3.3 million enrollees (Government employees and annuitants) and over 6.4 million dependents. The health insurance plans review health benefits claims to determine if they are payable under their contracts with the Civil Service Commission (CSC). Federal regulations require the CSC to notify the enrollee and...
Veterans' Preference in the Federal Civil Service
103783: Oct 4, 1977
A review was conducted to determine the impact of veterans' preference on the register placement of applicants and their opportunities for certification and selection to Federal entry-level positions. The preference accorded veterans in competing for Federal civil service jobs adversely affects all nonveterans. Specifically, the problems qualified women applicants may have in competing for Federal...
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...
Benefits from Flexible Work Schedules--Legal Limitations Remain
FPCD-77-62: Published: Sep 26, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1977.
There is no apparent reason why the government might not benefit from the use of flexible or compressed work schedules. A flexible schedule allows employees the freedom to choose, within given constraints, their working hours. Compressed schedules are fixed and involve working the same number of hours as usual in fewer days. An estimated 10,000 nonfederal organizations with 1.2 million employees a...