Personnel management (81 - 90 of 630 items)
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...
Inspectors General: Independence of Legal Services Provided to IGs
OGC-95-15: Published: Mar 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the legal services provided to presidentially-appointed Inspectors General (IG), focusing on the independence of legal services provided to IG by agencies' offices of general counsel (OGC) compared with those legal services provided within Offices of Inspector General (OIG).GAO found that: (1) OGC attorneys may not provide independent legal advic...
D.C. Area Mail Delivery Service: Resolving Labor-Relations and Operational Problems Key to Service Improvement
GGD-95-77: Published: Feb 23, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed mail delivery service in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, focusing on the: (1) recent on-time delivery service problems for overnight first-class mail; (2) reasons why mail service is below the desired level; and (3) United States Postal Service's (USPS) actions to improve service in the area.GAO found that: (1) mail service in the Washingto...
Managing DOE: Further Review Needed of Suspensions of Security Clearances for Minority Employees
RCED-95-15: Published: Dec 8, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) security clearance program, focusing on: (1) whether racial or ethnic disparities existed among those employees who had their security clearances suspended; and (2) actions DOE needs to take to respond to these disparities.GAO found that: (1) between fiscal years 1989 and 1993, DOE suspended 425 security clearances...
Legislative Branch Reductions
GGD-95-55R: Published: Dec 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on whether legislative branch entities complied with the 1994 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act to reduce their full-time equivalent (FTE) positions and administrative expenses for fiscal year (FY) 1994. GAO noted that all of the legislative branch agencies: (1) fully complied with the mandated FY 1994 FTE and administrative expen...
U.S. Postal Service: The State of Labor-Management Relations
T-GGD-95-46: Published: Nov 30, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1994.
GAO discussed labor-management relations at the U.S. Postal Service. GAO noted that: (1) poor labor-management relations at Postal Service facilities are longstanding and result from the type of work involved, an autocratic management style, adversarial employee and union attitudes, and inadequate performance management systems; (2) postal managers, unions, and management associations need to impr...
[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...
U.S. Postal Service: Labor-Management Problems Persist on the Workroom Floor (Volume I)
GGD-94-201A: Published: Sep 29, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed labor-management relations at the U.S. Postal Service, focusing on: (1) past efforts to improve relations; and (2) further opportunities to improve relations.GAO found that: (1) labor-management problems have persisted for years at the Postal Service because leadership at all levels is unable to work together without third-party intervention to set...
U.S. Postal Service: Labor-Management Problems Persist on the Workroom Floor (Volume II)
GGD-94-201B: Published: Sep 29, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed labor-management relations at the U.S. Postal Service, focusing on the: (1) Service's efforts to change its corporate culture and become more competitive; (2) status of union-management relations; (3) work environment and labor relations problems in mail processing and delivery operations; and (4) Service's and unions' efforts to improve the work e...
DOD Force Mix Issues: Greater Reliance on Civilians in Support Roles Could Provide Significant Benefits
NSIAD-95-5: Published: Oct 19, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) guidance and decisionmaking processes for determining when and whether to use civilian or military personnel in support positions, focusing on: (1) DOD and the military services' efforts to replace military personnel in support positions; (2) whether the services have adequately planned for the future use of civili...