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Federal Labor Relations: Official Time Used for Union Activities
T-GGD-96-191: Published: Sep 11, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the charging of official time for federal workers' union activities. GAO noted that: (1) 59 percent of federal employees are represented by unions at four agencies; (2) the use of official time for union activities is a widely-established practice in the federal government, but it is limited to noninternal union business; (3) union stewards and em...
Social Security: Union Activity at the Social Security Administration
T-HEHS-96-150: Published: Jun 4, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed union activities at the Social Security Administration (SSA) and how these activities compare with other federal agencies, federal corporations, and the private sector. GAO noted that: (1) unions have significant involvement in operations and management decisions and union representatives use authorized paid time off to conduct their activities; (...
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...
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...
Framework for Implementation: Job Process Reengineering
OIMC-95-8: Published: May 1, 1995. Publicly Released: May 1, 1995.
GAO described its strategy to implement job process reforms and the roles and responsibilities of the project's key personnel. GAO noted that the objectives of the project are to: (1) implement reforms in the job management process that result in a reduction in average production time; (2) quantify the expected staff time and cost savings resulting from the process improvements; and (3) identify a...
Federal Quality Management: Strategies for Involving Employees
GGD-95-79: Published: Apr 18, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1995.
GAO reviewed quality management (QM) implementation at federal agencies, focusing on the human resource management (HRM) approaches used by 10 federal agencies recognized for their QM efforts.GAO found that: (1) the agencies have spent significantly more money on employee training and have used in-house training for at least part of their training efforts; (2) in-house training has resulted in red...
Workforce Reductions: Downsizing Strategies Used in Selected Organizations
GGD-95-54: Published: Mar 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1995.
GAO provided information on how 17 private companies, 5 states, and 3 foreign governments planned for and carried out downsizings, focusing on successful strategies and approaches that may help federal agencies to implement federal employment reductions mandated by the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act.GAO found that: (1) while private companies base downsizing decisions on corporate restructuri...
[Comments on State Department Employee's Claim for Additional Pay]
B-258257: Published: Nov 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1994.
No summary is currently available...
Federal Personnel: Employment Policy Challenges Created By an Aging Workforce
GGD-93-138: Published: Sep 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1993.
GAO provided information on work-force aging, focusing on federal government and private-sector employers' efforts to address older-worker issues.GAO found that: (1) the federal government and private-sector employers could face difficulties in meeting their future employment needs because the large aging baby boom generation is approaching retirement eligibility and the next generation of workers...
The Changing Workforce: Demographic Issues Facing Employers
T-GGD-92-61: Published: Jul 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1992.
GAO discussed demographic estimates of and employers' responses to changes in the federal and nonfederal sector labor force. GAO noted that: (1) the number of women participating in the labor force has increased to 57 million, and employers are offering child and elder care assistance, flexible work schedules, flexible benefits, and parental leave benefits; (2) minority involvement in the work for...