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Dislocated Workers: Exemplary Local Projects Under the Job Training Partnership Act
HRD-87-70BR: Published: Apr 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on exemplary Job Training Partnership Act dislocated worker projects.GAO found that: (1) projects reported an average placement rate of 69 percent and an average placement wage of $6.61 per hour; (2) although key project features may have contributed to exemplary outcomes, no single combination of factors was always associated with t...
Dislocated Workers: Extent of Business Closures, Layoffs, and the Public and Private Response
HRD-86-116BR: Published: Jul 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the extent of worker dislocation; and (2) private-sector and government programs to assist dislocated workers.GAO found that: (1) an average of 2.3 million workers were dislocated annually between 1979 and 1984; (2) in 1983 and 1984, an additional 1.4 million workers were dislocated; (3) the manufacturing sector was most serious...
Social Security: Actions and Plans To Reduce Agency Staff
HRD-86-76BR: Published: Mar 17, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) plans and actions to reduce 17,000 full-time positions between fiscal year (FY) 1985 and FY 1990.GAO found that: (1) FY 1985 reductions were primarily based on savings estimates for various procedural and system changes scheduled for that year; (2) nearly half of the FY 1985 staff reductions occurred in SS...
Reduction in Force Can Sometimes Be More Costly to Agencies Than Attrition and Furlough
PEMD-85-6: Published: Jul 24, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1985.
GAO documented an analysis of the savings and costs of reductions-in-force (RIF) at eight agencies and provided a methodology for other agencies to use to compare the potential fiscal impacts of RIF and attrition when there is a need to reduce staff. Included are assessments of the extensiveness of downgrading resulting from RIF and a detailed analysis of the effects of RIF on the employment statu...
Information on the Administration's Program to Reduce Grade 11-15 Positions
GGD-85-48: Published: Mar 28, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the justification for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Office of Management and Budget program to reduce the number of grade 11 thru 15 positions in the General Schedule and General Merit pay systems based on the findings of the Private Sector Survey on Cost Control (Grace Commission) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Placement Programs for Displaced Federal Employees
125322: Oct 2, 1984
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the federal government's efforts to find new jobs for its displaced employees. Specifically, GAO addressed: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) operation of its Priority Placement Program (PPP); (2) the governmentwide placement program administered by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and those operated at the General Services Administration an...
Staffing Implications of Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System and Remote Sensing Activities
PSAD-80-47: Published: May 28, 1980. Publicly Released: May 30, 1980.
A review was requested of the staffing implications caused by introducing the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS) on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center. TDRSS will markedly change Goddard's operating mode using satellites for tracking and data acquisition suppport of low, earth-orbiting spacecraft. This support function is now conduc...