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GAO's Approach to AIDS in the Workplace
135527: Jan 1, 1988
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 1, Spring 1988, discusses the work of the GAO Task Force on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the Workplace, which studied: (1) public health issues; (2) employee concerns; (3) the role of testing; (4) AIDS literature; (5) case studies of GAO employees with AIDS; (6) benefit policies; (7) costs of AIDS; (8) legal issues; (9) other or...
Secretarial/Clerical Council 1986 Annual Report
134395: May 1, 1987
The Secretarial/Clerical Council presented its annual report for 1986. The Council addressed a number of issues during 1986, including: (1) appraisal and personnel systems; (2) procurement and publications practices; (3) personnel recruitment; (4) personnel training; and (5) word processing technology...
Department of Labor: Preventing Conflicts of Interest by Employees Enforcing Labor Union Laws
HRD-87-40BR: Published: Dec 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed changes in the Department of Labor's enforcement activities under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA).GAO identified apparent and potential conflict-of-interest situations in Labor's enforcement activities and problems in Labor's procedures for helping its employees avoid conflict situations when enforcing LMRDA and ti...
Federal Civilian Personnel: Effects of Unconfirmed Members at the Federal Labor Relations Authority
GGD-86-29: Published: Dec 9, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain issues relating to the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), which was established to serve as an independent, neutral third party for resolving labor-management disputes in the federal sector, to: (1) examine whether it can perform its responsibility when the Senate has not confirmed its members; (2) review the role of the General C...
[Questions Concerning the Appeals Process Available to GAO Employees]
B-167710: Published: Aug 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO presented specific responses to questions concerning a bill that proposes to extend the Merit Systems Protection Board appeal rights to employees in the extended service, including GAO employees. GAO believes that its employees should be excluded from the provisions of the bill since the General Accounting Office Personnel Act created a Personnel Appeals...
Alternative Work Schedules for Federal Employees
GGD-85-63: Published: Jul 19, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal employee and manager views on how alternative work schedules have affected government operations and employee job satisfaction.GAO found that: (1) 74 percent of the employees indicated that the program should be continued; (2) 72 percent of the employees using alternative work schedules felt that the schedules gave greater flexibility to me...
Labor Contract Negotiations Under the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
GGD-84-68: Published: May 3, 1984. Publicly Released: May 15, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO determined: (1) how much the Federal sector labor contract negotiation process costs; (2) how many staff hours are involved in the process; and (3) how long the process takes.Since the economic conditions of employment are defined in law for Federal employees, the scope of Federal labor negotiations is substantially smaller than in the private sector. GA...
Civil Service Reform Act: Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1983
GGD-84-29: Published: Apr 25, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1984.
Pursuant to legislative requirements, GAO reported on the activities of the Office of Personnel Management, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the Federal Labor Relations Authority.GAO noted that it has issued a number of separate reports on the significant activities of the three offices. GAO listed and described: (1) the reports issued in fiscal year 1983 on the actions of the three offices...
GAO Report on TVA's Centralized Union Bargaining Structure for Blue-Collar Employees
B-114850: Published: Aug 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Comparison of GPO Pay and Classification System to Other Federal and Private Sector Systems
122382: Sep 21, 1983
GAO discussed its report which compared the Government Printing Office's (GPO) pay and classification system to those of other Federal and private sector systems. GAO found that GPO employees who collectively bargain receive higher wages than printing and lithographic employees at other Federal agencies or in the private sector in the Washington, D.C., area. GPO employees averaged 42 percent more...