Personnel management (21 - 30 of 54 items)
Navy Management and Use of the Selective Reenlistment Bonus Program
NSIAD-85-143: Published: Sep 9, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) Program to determine whether: (1) the program was well managed; (2) bonuses were awarded on the basis of a larger enlisted force than annually authorized by Congress; (3) bonuses were being paid for occupations that were overstaffed; and (4) the current method of paying half of the bonus in a lump sum i...
Alternative Work Schedules for Federal Employees
GGD-85-63: Published: Jul 19, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal employee and manager views on how alternative work schedules have affected government operations and employee job satisfaction.GAO found that: (1) 74 percent of the employees indicated that the program should be continued; (2) 72 percent of the employees using alternative work schedules felt that the schedules gave greater flexibility to me...
Interim Report on the Department of Labor's Management of the ERISA Enforcement Program
HRD-85-82: Published: Jun 24, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 5, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on its ongoing review of the Department of Labor's management of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) enforcement program.The Office of Pension and Welfare Benefit Programs (OPWBP) is responsible for enforcing ERISA reporting, disclosure, and fiduciary provisions. In 1984, OPWBP reported closing 2,454 cases, and $93 mi...
Problems in Implementing the Army's Reserve Components Full-Time Manning Program
NSIAD-85-95: Published: Jun 4, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Army's Full-Time Manning (FTM) program under which Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) personnel are assigned to Army Reserve units to enhance unit readiness and deployability. The Army plans to significantly expand the program over the next 2 years.GAO found many positive aspects of the FTM program such as: (1) the military and educational background of AGR personnel; (2) the effects of i...
Full-Time Manning in the Army's Reserve Components
126825: May 1, 1985
Testimony was given on the results of a GAO review of the Army's Full-Time Manning (FTM) Program for Reserve Components. Under the program, active National Guard and Army Reserve (AGR) personnel are assigned to Reserve units to enhance unit readiness and deployability through improved training, personnel administration, maintenance, supply, and operational activities. GAO found that the majority o...
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...
Operations of the Federal Labor Relations Authority
GGD-84-96: Published: Sep 11, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed several aspects of the operations of the Federal Labor Relations Authority to determine whether it is fulfilling its responsibilities under the Civil Service Reform Act. GAO determined: (1) what changes the Authority has made or is planning to make in its case processing and administrative operations; and (2) whether the Authority prepares a com...
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...
Confusion Over Validity and Effects of Purported Petty Officer Shortage
NSIAD-84-30: Published: Jun 27, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the validity and effects of a purported shortage of petty officers in the Navy, focusing on: (1) the Navy's longstanding claim of a shortage; and (2) Navy plans to increase the number of petty officers.GAO found that: (1) the Navy determined that a shortage of petty officers existed because it had more lower-grade enlisted personnel and fewer petty...
Executive Agencies' Employee Cash Awards Program for Disclosure of Fraud, Waste, or Mismanagement
GGD-84-74: Published: May 8, 1984. Publicly Released: May 8, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported the results of its review of 17 executive agencies' implementation of the employee cash awards program for disclosing fraud, waste, or mismanagement. The review was made to: (1) determine the status of the implementation of the awards program; and (2) assess the reasonableness of cost savings claimed for awards made under the program.As of Febru...