Performance measures (31 - 37 of 37 items)
Job Corps: Links With Labor Market Improved but Vocational Training Performance Overstated
HEHS-99-15: Published: Nov 4, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Job Corps' vocational training component to describe the program's contracting policies and to assess contractor performance, focusing on: (1) how Job Corps ensures that vocational training is appropriate and relevant to employers' needs and the extent to which participants are completing vocational training and obtaining training-related jobs; and...
Department of Labor: Further Strategic Planning and Data Quality Refinements Would Assist in Oversight
T-HEHS-98-249: Published: Sep 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Labor's progress in (1): meeting its strategic planning responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993; and (2) addressing some of the problems with its performance data that GAO identified in its audit work.GAO noted that: (1) Labor has significantly improved the strategic plan it originally submitted...
National Labor Relations Board: Observations on the NLRB's July 8, 1997, Draft Strategic Plan
T-HEHS-97-183: Published: Jul 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1997.
GAO discussed the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) strategic plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act.GAO noted that: (1) although NLRB's plan is a work in progress, the July 8, 1997 version has deficiencies in several critical areas and often omits important information required by the Results Act; (2) for example, the plan's mission statement clearly articulates neither...
Expanding the Efficiency Review Program for Commercial Activities Can Save Millions
FPCD-81-77: Published: Sep 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1981.
GAO completed a limited survey of the Department of Defense (DOD) program to increase the efficiency of some in-house commercial or industrial-type activities.The efficiency review program saves money each year by developing and applying performance standards that eliminate unnecessary and inefficient work practices. Before a commercial activity can be converted from in-house to contract operation...
Labor Needs To Better Manage Migrant Grants in Virginia and Improve the Process for Selecting Grantees
HRD-81-66: Published: Jul 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1981.
The Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Association, Inc. operates employment and training programs to help migrant and other seasonal farmworkers become self-sufficient. GAO reported on the Association's 1979 performance in Virginia and the Department of Labor's selection process for 1980 awards to grantees for services to migrant and other seasonal farmworkers.Based on reported data, the Associatio...
First Look at Senior Executive Service Performance Awards/SBA
FPCD-80-86: Published: Sep 19, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1980.
GAO reviewed the Senior Executive Service (SES) bonus payments at the Small Business Administration (SBA).GAO concluded that the performance awards were within the requirements of the Civil Service Reform Act, as well as Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance. SBA paid bonuses for performance in the first 6 months of fiscal year 1980. SBA planned to again pay bonuses for the second half of...