Compensation (21 - 30 of 40 items)
Budget Reduction Proposals Affecting Federal Compensation Programs
115303: May 19, 1981
The Salary Reform Act established the principle that salary rates for Federal white collar employees should be comparable with salaries for the same level of work in private enterprise. Reducing or delaying annual comparability adjustments, along with salary ceilings for Federal executives, have saved the Federal Government at least $6.9 billion since 1975, but not without a significant accompanyi...
Service Contract Act
114344: Feb 12, 1981
The Department of Labor notified the General Services Administration (GSA) that the maintenance and repair service specifications of all contracts for the purchase or rental of supplies or equipment were subject to the Service Contract Act. Several major automatic data processing (ADP) manufacturers have publicly announced their refusal to bid on or enter into any Government contract subject to th...
Problems in Developing and Implementing a Total Compensation Plan for Federal Employees
FPCD-81-12: Published: Dec 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1980.
Legislation has been introduced which would give the President authority to adjust the rates of pay, benefits other than retirement, or both in order to achieve total compensation comparability between Federal employees and employees in the private sector. GAO and others have recommended that both pay and benefits be compared so that Federal total compensation can be equated to private sector tota...
Total Compensation Comparability for Federal Employees
FPCD-80-82: Published: Sep 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1980.
GAO was requested to review the Administration's proposed total compensation comparability system and to determine how it would affect civilian employees in the Federal Government. In assessing the feasibility of total compensation comparability, GAO addressed the appropriateness of benefits included in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) analysis, the importance of the secondary benefits t...
H.R. 7674, The Consultant Reform Act of 1980
113125: Aug 25, 1980
GAO believes that the proper use of consulting services is a legitimate and economical way to improve Government services and operations. Agencies must continue to have the option of using consulting services where appropriate. They have a legitimate need for access to the best expertise and advice available from the private sector to assist in carrying out a growing number of complex Federal prog...
Views on S. 2506
B-198830: Published: Jun 4, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Comments on H.R. 224
B-197290: Published: Mar 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1980.
Legislation has been proposed to provide for equitable waiver in the compromise and collection of Federal claims. GAO believes that the bill should be passed to improve the waiver process. It also recommends that the bill be expanded to allow waiver of overpayments of travel and transportation expenses and allowances and relocation expenses. If Congress should adopt this recommendation, GAO is off...
Comments on H.R. 5995
B-197584: Published: Feb 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1980.
Proposed legislation would constitute a permanent indefinite appropriation of whatever amount of funds is necessary to meet obligations to pay Federal employees when other appropriations for this pay have expired and new appropriations have not been enacted. The legislation would make these funds available automatically without any further action by the Congress. It was suggested that the term "la...
Extending H.R. 3564 and H.R. 4949 to Federal Examining
110546: Oct 10, 1979
The goal of the Federal employment programs is to hire qualified individuals based on merit principles giving everyone an equal opportunity to compete for a job. To achieve this goal various examining procedures have been designed to help assure that the most competent and productive people are employed. GAO supports the intent of both H.R. 3564 and 4949 with respect to improving the quality and a...
Comments on Bills H.R. 4572 and S. 1436 (96th Congress)
LCD-79-433: Published: Sep 13, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1979.
The purpose of two bills presently being considered by Congress is to improve the administration of public printing services and distribution of public documents. The bills would terminate the role of the Joint Committee on Printing, and create the Government Printing Office as an independent establishment of the Government, under which the control of all printing and distribution of Government do...