Compensation (11 - 20 of 56 items)
129370: Mar 19, 1986
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on federal pay, focusing on issues it raised in various audit reports over a 12-year period. GAO noted that: (1) the differential between federal and private sector pay rates averaged about 19 percent in 1985 and is expected to increase; (2) while the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will start to gather state and local government pay data for inf...
Navy Management and Use of the Selective Reenlistment Bonus Program
NSIAD-85-143: Published: Sep 9, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) Program to determine whether: (1) the program was well managed; (2) bonuses were awarded on the basis of a larger enlisted force than annually authorized by Congress; (3) bonuses were being paid for occupations that were overstaffed; and (4) the current method of paying half of the bonus in a lump sum i...
Army Regulations Governing Holiday Premimum Pay for Part-Time Civilian Employees
B-198343(MRV): Published: May 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A question arose in connection with the observance of the Labor Day holiday at the Army Commissary, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as it pertained to part-time civilian employees. The Commissary employees are on a Tuesday through Saturday tour of duty and, in order to avoid paying holiday pay to full-time employees, the Army closed the Commissary the Tuesday after Labor Day. The part-time employees were...
Payment of Holiday Pay to Part-Time Employees
B-198472(MRV): Published: May 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A question arose in connection with the observance of the Labor Day holiday at the Army Commissary, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as it pertained to part-time civilian employees. The Commissary employees are on a Tuesday through Saturday tour of duty, and in order to avoid paying holiday pay to full-time employees, the Army closed the Commissary the Tuesday after Labor Day. The part-time employees were...
Compensation by 12 Aerospace Contractors
NSIAD-85-1: Published: Oct 12, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO surveyed employee pay and benefits at 12 aerospace contractors and compared them to broad compensation surveys conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the American Management Association (AMA).GAO found that certain categories of employees in the aerospace industry have fared better than in the economy as a whole. GAO found that compensation f...
Implementation of the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act
NSIAD-85-4: Published: Oct 24, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO summarized the results of its evaluation of how the Department of Defense (DOD) and the military services are implementing the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act.GAO found that DOD has taken various measures to help ensure fair and consistent implementation of the direct payment provisions of the act and that the services generally have do...
Improving the Management of the Federal Government
125264: Sep 19, 1984
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed current government management improvement efforts and past management reforms, and it focused on two key management areas: human resources and management support systems. The administration has devoted substantial energies to improve management by various means and has recently broadened its efforts to by initiating a long-range program aimed at i...
Escalation Provisions in the Navy's LHA and DD-963 Contracts With Litton Industries
B-170269: Published: Oct 11, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Examination of Disbursing Transactions
088981: Aug 21, 1973
No summary is currently available...
Comparison of U.S. Military and Civil Service Pay and Benefits
123018: Nov 30, 1983
GAO discussed how the pay and benefits received by U.S. military personnel compare with those of Federal civil servants. GAO noted that the primary difference between the systems is found in their design, because they serve different personnel management needs and operate in different environments. The military component system has many features which provide less-than-obvious enhancements to disp...