Civil service (31 - 40 of 90 items)
Progress Report on Federal Executive Development Programs
GGD-84-92: Published: Aug 15, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed executive development programs for Senior Executive Service (SES) members, focusing on: (1) how the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is fulfilling its program oversight responsibilities; and (2) how agencies are carrying out executive development programs.GAO found that OPM and the agencies that were evaluated have established and are operating...
Description of Selected Systems for Classifying Federal Civilian Positions and Personnel
GGD-84-90: Published: Jul 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO studied the principal systems for classifying Federal civilian personnel to provide background information for evaluating sex bias in Federal classification systems. In this initial study, GAO specifically examined General Schedule (GS) positions, Federal Wage System (FWS) positions, Foreign Service professionals, and Veterans Administration (VA) profess...
Civil Service Reform Act: Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1983
GGD-84-29: Published: Apr 25, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1984.
Pursuant to legislative requirements, GAO reported on the activities of the Office of Personnel Management, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the Federal Labor Relations Authority.GAO noted that it has issued a number of separate reports on the significant activities of the three offices. GAO listed and described: (1) the reports issued in fiscal year 1983 on the actions of the three offices...
Review of a Civil Service Commission Draft Bill To Amend Title 5 of the United States Code To Provide for the Retention of Grade and Pay for Certain Employees
B-101071(RLR): Published: Aug 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1984.
No summary is currently available...
Views on the Civil Service Commission's Draft Bill, "Comprehensive Civil Service Reform Act"
B-164072: Published: Feb 17, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
GAO provided comments on the Civil Service Commission's draft bill, "Comprehensive Civil Service Reform Act."...
Review of Overtime Practices and Controls at Selected Installations in the Department of Defense
GGD-83-80: Published: Aug 24, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) analyzed management's use of overtime in selected departments and agencies to determine whether the use is justified and necessary; (2) examined the use and feasibility of overtime alternatives; and (3) evaluated the adequacy of overtime control systems. The review was conducted at 10 military installations since, in fiscal year 1982, the Department of...
Classification and Qualification Standards for the GS-1410 Library-Information Service Series
GGD-83-97: Published: Aug 12, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) development of proposed classification and qualification standards for the Library-Information Service occupational series.GAO determined that OPM did not exceed its legal authority to develop classification and qualification standards and that its actions were generally consistent with those affecting...
Civil Service Reform: An Annotated Bibliography
OLS-83-02: Published: Jun 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1983.
This bibliography presents a list of articles relating to Civil Service reform and covers the period from January 1979 through December 1982. Although the articles are arranged by topic, most of them encompass all sections of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 and do not fit into any specific category...
[Comments on Legality of Proposed Revision to 5 C.F.R. 531.404]
B-211674: Published: May 25, 1983. Publicly Released: May 25, 1983.
GAO was asked for its views on the legality of the proposed revision to 5 C.F.R. 531.404 which provides that employees in steps 1 through 6 of a grade in the General Schedule must perform at the "fully successful" level to be eligible for a within-grade step increase, but employees in steps 7 through 9 must perform at the"exceeds fully successful" level to be eligible for a step increase. Specific...
Effect of FY 1982 Budget Reductions on the Federal Labor Relations Authority
FPCD-83-18: Published: Mar 11, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of fiscal year (FY) 1982 budget reductions on the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA).GAO found that the final 1982 FLRA appropriation was $14.2 million, approximately 11 percent less than its 1981 appropriation and about 15 percent less than its approved request for 1982; the agency received a supplemental appropriation of $645,...