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Federal Employment: Impact of President's Economic Plan on Federal Employees' Pay and Benefits
T-GGD-93-8: Published: Mar 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1993.
GAO discussed the impact of the President's economic plan on federal employees. GAO noted that: (1) the government needs to attract and retain employees of high caliber to meet the challenges facing the government; (2) it has identified the importance of federal pay reform to attract and retain quality employees; (3) the President's proposals represent a reversal of positive steps taken to address...
The President's Commission on Executive Exchange
T-GGD-91-38: Published: Jun 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1991.
GAO discussed the President's Commission on Executive Exchange, focusing on the adequacy of controls over: (1) procurement; (2) travel; (3) budget; and (4) personnel. GAO noted that: (1) due to erroneous Office of Personnel Management (OPM) legal advice, the Commission made inappropriate expenditures from the OPM revolving fund over a 4-year period without regard to federal laws and regulations; (...
OSHA's Oversight of Federal Agency Safety and Health Programs
T-HRD-91-31: Published: May 16, 1991. Publicly Released: May 16, 1991.
GAO discussed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) oversight of federal executive agencies' comprehensive safety and health programs. GAO noted that: (1) OSHA did not annually conduct the required comprehensive evaluations of programs at the agencies identified as having the most hazardous conditions and rarely evaluated the effectiveness of programs at other agencies; (2) of...
Federal Pay: Private Sector Salary Differences by Locality
GGD-91-63FS: Published: Apr 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1991.
GAO compared federal white-color salary rates with non-federal rates within local geographic areas.GAO found that: (1) private sector employers paid more than the federal government in each of the 22 metropolitan statistical areas (MSA); (2) the size of the average private-sector advantage varied by MSA, ranging from 6 percent to 39 percent; (3) in 9 of 22 MSA, federal pay trailed average private-...
Pay and Benefits: Data on Energy Employees Who Retired or Resigned in Fiscal Year 1989
GGD-91-14BR: Published: Oct 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO obtained information through a questionnaire on former Department of Energy (DOE) employees at grade 13 and above who retired or resigned during fiscal year 1989, focusing on whether the employees took jobs with government contractors or grantees and earned salaries higher than their government pay.GAO found that: (1) 72 percent of employed respondents were...
Federal Pay--Special Rates: Effect on Recruitment and Retention for Selected Clerical Occupations
GGD-90-118: Published: Sep 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1990.
GAO examined the effectiveness of the use of special rates in recruiting and retaining federal clerical employees in selected localities.GAO found that: (1) higher salaries paid under the special rates program appeared to help to retain employees in the four clerical occupations reviewed; (2) in 18 of the 20 specific special rate cases examined, quit rates declined in the year after the imposition...
Recruitment and Retention: Inadequate Federal Pay Cited as Primary Problem by Agency Officials
GGD-90-117: Published: Sep 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1990.
GAO examined the causes of federal employee recruitment and retention difficulties and their effects on federal agencies, focusing on 11 white-collar occupations with high national quit rates in 16 metropolitan areas.GAO found that surveyed federal agency personnel and line managers believed that: (1) low federal pay was the most important reason employees left or applicants declined federal emplo...
Federal Pay: Comparisons With the Private Sector by Job and Locality
GGD-90-81FS: Published: May 15, 1990. Publicly Released: May 15, 1990.
GAO examined federal employment policies and practices to determine how to improve federal recruitment and retention, focusing on whether federal white-collar salary rates were competitive with nonfederal rates within local geographic areas.GAO found that: (1) in the 748 metropolitan statistical area (MSA) job-level combination comparisons in 1987, the private sector paid more in 89 percent; (2) i...
[Comments on Claim for Relocation Expenses Under Meritorious Claims Act]
B-237667: Published: Apr 27, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1990.
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Achieving Cost Efficiencies in Commercial Activities
T-GGD-90-35: Published: Apr 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1990.
GAO discussed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Circular A-76 Program, designed to encourage competition between the federal work force and the private sector for providing commercial services to government agencies, and the potential impact of proposed legislation that would require a commercial activities cost study program. GAO noted that: (1) agencies did not fully accept the A-76 pr...