Labor relations (41 - 50 of 62 items)
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,...
September 1972 Labor Dispute in the City of Artesia, New Mexico
B-130515: Published: Mar 11, 1974. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Uncertain Benefits From Expanded Rotation System for Customs Inspectors at Buffalo/Niagara Falls
GGD-83-19: Published: Oct 25, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the expanded rotation system for inspectors which was recently initiated at the U.S. Customs Service Port of Buffalo/Niagara Falls, New York. GAO was specifically asked to: (1) determine whether the goals of enhanced inspector integrity and proficiency are valid and practicable; and (2) evaluate the system's effect on employee morale.To achieve...
Civil Service Reform: An Annotated Bibliography
OISS-81-07: Published: Jun 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1981.
Selected articles and reports on civil service reform are presented. Subjects include: performance appraisal, accountability, merit pay, collective bargaining, whistleblowing, the Senior Executive Service, the Office of the Special Counsel, and the Federal Labor Relations Authority. The majority of articles encompass all sections of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 and do not fit into any spec...
Comments on H.R. 3270
B-201605: Published: May 13, 1981. Publicly Released: May 13, 1981.
No summary is currently available...
What Is Merit?
115195: Jan 1, 1981
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Spring 1981. The concept of merit has been the cornerstone of the federal personnel system since the Civil Service Act was passed, but each generation redefines merit to reflect contemporary values and concerns. Three aspects of the merit principle emerge as consistent concerns or tacit assumptions: open competition, selection on the basis...
Inadequate Recordkeeping on Official Time Used for Representational Functions
FPCD-79-77: Published: Sep 17, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1979.
In a recent survey of several labor-management relations activities in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), and the Department of Labor (DOL), GAO examined how the agencies accounted for and monitored the amount of official time employees spent on representational functions in 26 agency units with...
Actions Needed To Improve Military Chain of Command and Inspectors General Grievance Procedures
FPCD-79-23: Published: Jun 11, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1979.
Surveys have shown that many members of the U.S. military services do not have confidence that the grievance procedures available to them are effective in resolving their problems.The services believe that resolution of members' problems is a command responsibility and should be accomplished at the lowest possible level in the chain of command. The two principal systems available to service member...
Alleged Management Irregularities at the Ashland Federal Correctional Institution
GGD-79-14: Published: Nov 8, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1978.
The following allegations were made concerning the operation of the Federal Correctional Institution in Ashland, Kentucky: unwarranted adverse actions and poor performance evaluations of employees, low employee morale, high personnel turnover under the new warden, and unnecessary renovation of the warden's residence. The new warden was assigned in July 1977 to straighten out a floundering institut...
Labor-Management Relations at the Fargo, North Dakota, Post Office
GGD-78-103: Published: Aug 7, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1978.
Allegations were made by employees of unfair promotion practices and employee harassment at the Fargo, North Dakota, Post Office. An investigation of the allegations about promotion practices revealed that management did not always follow proper procedures, but because of the subjective nature of judging applicants and incomplete documentation, it was difficult to determine whether the best qualif...