Civil service (61 - 70 of 90 items)
H.R. 12845, 95th Congress
106880: Aug 15, 1978
The primary objective of H.R. 12845 is greater independence of GAO from the executive branch. H.R. 12845 provides safeguards for the rights of employees and applicants and requires adherence to the principles of merit, equal employment opportunity, and veterans preference. By exempting GAO employees from certain civil service laws administered by the Civil Service Commission, the bill would provid...
A Management Concern: How To Deal With the Nonproductive Federal Employee
FPCD-78-71: Published: Aug 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1978.
Concerns have been expressed that many government employees are not productive and that nothing can be done about it. Federal agencies are empowered to fire, suspend, or demote employees in accordance with established laws, regulations, and procedures.The Civil Service Commissioners, top agency officials, leaders of federal employee unions, and federal employees hold widely divergent views on the...
Feasibility of Establishing Interagency Pools of Clerical Personnel
FPCD-78-62: Published: Jul 13, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1978.
A survey on the feasibility of establishing interagency pools of clerical personnel to help meet the needs of federal agencies for short-term clerical help indicated that it is now time to give the concept a fair test. The need for short-term help appears significant, the demand stable, the concept proven in the private sector and in the State of California, and the potential for success in the fe...
Legislation Requiring Annual Reports on the Operation of the Senior Executive Service
B-40342: Published: Jun 22, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1978.
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H.R. 11280, the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
FPC-78-85: Published: May 19, 1978. Publicly Released: May 19, 1978.
No summary is currently available...
Civil Service Reform and Reorganization
105693: Apr 12, 1978
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) presently serves as both the protector of employee rights and the promoter of efficient personnel management policy. The proposed Civil Service reorganization divides those two roles between two separate agencies, the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Office of Personnel Management. The Office of Personnel Management would develop personnel policies, provide...
Federal Employee Performance Rating Systems Need Fundamental Changes
FPCD-77-80: Published: Mar 3, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1978.
The Performance Rating Act of 1950 requires performance evaluations and ratings through use of one or more performance rating plans subject to approval of the Civil Service Commission (CSC). It requires that each system provide for making performance requirements known to the employee, giving fair appraisals of employee performance, using appraisals to improve employee performance, strengthening s...
Department of Defense Pay Practices for German Nationals Should Be Changed
FPCD-77-86: Published: Dec 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1977.
The Army and the Air Force employ over 67,000 German nationals at an annual cost of over $670 million. The Department of Defense's (DOD's) employment system in Germany is based on multilateral and bilateral agreements and years of precedent and tradition. Although its personnel policies there generally appear in line with prevailing private practices, some aspects of compensation setting and admin...
Department of Defense Should Change Pay Setting for Filipino Nationals
FPCD-77-70: Published: Oct 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1977.
Authorizing legislation provides that compensation for foreign national employees is based on locally prevailing wage rates that are consistent with the public interest.The Department of Defense (DOD) employs nearly 22,000 Filipino nationals at an estimated cost of $42 million for fiscal year 1977. Although wage increases have averaged about 8.7 percent since 1971, devaluations of Philippine curre...
Department of Defense Should Change Pay Setting for Korean Nationals
FPCD-77-69: Published: Sep 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1977.
The Department of Defense (DOD) employs about 23,000 Korean nationals in Korea who are paid more than the local wages.DOD puts considerable effort into establishing employment practices in Korea that are fair to both U.S. government and the Korean national employees. However, there are certain aspects of compensation setting and administration in Korea that should be changed in order to bring wage...