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VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program: Independent Living Services and Supports Require Stronger Oversight
GAO-14-149T: Published: Nov 13, 2013. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 2013.
Why GAO Did This StudyOf the 9,215 veterans who entered the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Independent Living (IL) track within the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program from fiscal years 2008 to 2011, most were male Vietnam era veterans in their 50s or 60s. The most prevalent disabilities among these veterans were post-traumatic stress disorder and tinnitus ("ringing in th...
VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program: Improved Oversight of Independent Living Services and Supports Is Needed
GAO-13-474: Published: Jun 7, 2013. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 2013.
Of the 9,215 veterans who entered the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Independent Living (IL) track within the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program in fiscal years 2008 to 2011, most were male Vietnam era veterans in their 50s or 60s. Almost 60 percent served in the U.S. Army, and fewer than 1 percent served in the National Guard or Reserve. The most prevalent disabilities...
Reports Issued in September 1987
134158: Sep 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in September 1987...
Response to Questions on Testimony Regarding Title VII of S. 1264--To Provide Policies, Methods, and Criteria for the Acquisition of Property and Services by Executive Agencies
B-183079: Published: Aug 25, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1984.
No summary is currently available...
Options for Improving Formulas in the Health Care for Unemployed Workers Program
GGD-83-104: Published: Sep 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the formulas used in S. 951, a program of health care coverage for unemployed persons, and alternative formulas to provide equal program benefits for eligible recipients living in different States and to require States to undertake equal tax burdens in financing the State share of program costs.GAO found that, on the basis of providing equal be...
Information on the 1974 Trade Act Worker Adjustment Assistance Program Certification Process
HRD-82-121: Published: Sep 10, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's recent administration of the petition certification process under the worker adjustment assistance program, which was designed to provide benefits to workers whose jobs have been adversely affected by import competition. To apply for benefits, the workers file a petition for adjustment assistance with Labor, which can a...