Labor law (11 - 16 of 16 items)
Administrative Changes Needed To Reduce Employment of Illegal Aliens
HRD-81-15: Published: Jan 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1981.
American citizens are being displaced from the work force by illegal aliens employed in the United States. The Department of Labor lacks the necessary enforcement tools to deter employers from hiring nonagricultural undocumented workers. Employers making a practice of hiring such workers remain virtually free from punishment. The President proposed legislation which would make the hiring of undocu...
The Davis-Bacon Act Should Be Repealed
109238: May 2, 1979
The Davis-Bacon Act requires that each contract for the construction, alteration, or repair of public buildings or works in excess of $2,000 to which the United States is a party state the minimum wages to be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics. The act was intended to discourage nonlocal contractors from sucessfully bidding on Federal Government projects by hiring cheap labor from o...
090836: Jan 1, 1979
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 14, Issue 3, Summer 1979...
Views on S. 3060, the National Workers' Compensation Standards Act of 1978
A-14508,A-14803: Published: Sep 14, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1978.
This document refers to a Congressional request for GAO's views on S. 3060, 95th Congress, a bill which, if enacted, would be cited as the "National Workers' Compensation Standards Act of 1978."...
Flexible and Compressed Work Schedules in Federal Agencies
106881: Aug 21, 1978
S. 517 would authorize employees and agencies to experiment with flexible and compressed work schedules. The most common compressed work schedule found among 33 non-Federal organizations contacted by GAO was the 4-day, 40-hour workweek. Advantages noted for compressed schedules were increased productivity, better employee morale, and reduced short-term leave use. Disadvantages reported were fatigu...