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GAO's Views on an Independent Social Security Administration and the Personal Earnings and Benefit Statement
T-HRD-89-23: Published: Jun 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1989.
GAO presented its views on S. 216, a bill to make the Social Security Administration (SSA) an independent agency, and S. 1079, a bill to require SSA to provide personal earnings and benefit statements (PEBS) to workers covered by social security. GAO found that: (1) S. 216 would create an independent SSA headed by a three-member bipartisan board, establish a beneficiary ombudsman within SSA, and a...
The H-2A Program: Protections for U.S. Farmworkers
PEMD-89-3: Published: Oct 21, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) wage and nonwage protection that the Department of Labor's (DOL) regulations afford U.S. farmworkers under the H-2A Program, which allows for the admission of foreign agricultural workers; and (2) quality of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) surveys DOL used to set minimum wages and to certify a shortage of U.S. workers.GAO found tha...
Information on the Administration's Program to Reduce Grade 11-15 Positions
GGD-85-48: Published: Mar 28, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the justification for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Office of Management and Budget program to reduce the number of grade 11 thru 15 positions in the General Schedule and General Merit pay systems based on the findings of the Private Sector Survey on Cost Control (Grace Commission) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Planning for Staff in the Federal Government: Congressional Interests and Agency Practices
090977: Jan 1, 1978
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 13, Issue 4, Fall 1978...
Civil Service Commission's Procedures and Processes Used in Hiring Clerical and Technical Employees
FPCD-77-5: Published: May 27, 1977. Publicly Released: May 27, 1977.
The efficiency and effectiveness of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and several agencies in obtaining qualified persons for competitive clerical and technical positions were surveyed. Observations were made primarily from data obtained from region IX area offices in San Francisco and Sacramento, and therefore, may not reflect the total system.Although the CSC system is designed to be a fair and...
B-164088: Published: Apr 1, 1974. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1974.
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