Federal employees (101 - 110 of 131 items)
Review of Alleged Mismanagement of the Denver Regional Litigation Center of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
FGMSD-77-64: Published: Oct 14, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1977.
A review was conducted of alleged mismanagement of employment, travel, and procurement activities in the Denver Regional Litigation Center of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.One employee was conducting private business on Government time. One of the attorneys handled private cases during normal duty hours without taking annual leave or leave without pay, and the Commission had already...
Review of Constituent's Complaint on Investigation by the Department of Labor for Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
HRD-77-153: Published: Oct 11, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 1977.
The Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division investigated A. Leonard Soeller's establishment in Slidell, Louisiana, to determine compliance with minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Mr. Soeller alleged that area office personnel: used a method of determining his coverage by the act which was different from that explained in publications; incorrectly computed th...
Veterans' Preference in the Federal Civil Service
103783: Oct 4, 1977
A review was conducted to determine the impact of veterans' preference on the register placement of applicants and their opportunities for certification and selection to Federal entry-level positions. The preference accorded veterans in competing for Federal civil service jobs adversely affects all nonveterans. Specifically, the problems qualified women applicants may have in competing for Federal...
Conflicting Congressional Policies: Veterans' Preference and Apportionment v. Equal Employment Opportunity
FPCD-77-61: Published: Sep 29, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1977.
Veterans' preference in federal hiring in its present form severely limits job opportunities for those who are not veterans. It particularly diminishes the employment chances of women, since they seldom have veteran status. Apportionment of hiring by state populations has no place in a modern merit system, since it has an adverse effect on equal employment opportunity and merit principles and has...
Problems in the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Program Need to Be Resolved
FPCD-76-85: Published: Sep 9, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1977.
The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Act of 1972 established guidelines for ensuring nondiscrimination and placed responsibility with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for reviewing national and regional EEO plans submitted by departments and agencies, evaluating agency operations, and publishing progress reports.It could not be determined whether the EEO program for federal employees and job a...
Proposed Moves of Certain Agencies in the National Capital Region
LCD-77-309: Published: Jun 27, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 1977.
The proposed relocation of the Health Resources Administration (HRA) of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) and certain agencies in Navy was reviewed. Officials of both the Navy and HRA believe they will increase program effectiveness and managerial efficiency by consolidating presently separated components.HEW did not make a cost-effectiveness study of the proposed move because...
Management of Civilian Personnel in the Federal Government: The Present Situation and Proposals for Improvements
FPCD-77-36: Published: Jun 6, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1977.
Widespread agreement now exists among public managers of both political parties, students of government and some government personnel officials, members of congressional oversight committees, and public service organizations on the need for federal personnel systems changes. There is rather general agreement that the systems must be modified to improve service delivery, enhance productivity, and r...
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...
Elimination of the Apportionment of Appointments in the Departmental Service in the District of Columbia
102270: May 26, 1977
H.R. 5054, which would eliminate the requirement to apportion appointments in the departmental service in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area should be enacted. The Civil Service Act provided that appointments to the competitive civil service in the District of Columbia be apportioned on the basis of population, as ascertained at the last census among the states, territories, and possessions o...
Extent of Use and Application of Fitness-for-Duty Examinations by Federal Agencies
FPCD-77-38: Published: May 13, 1977. Publicly Released: May 13, 1977.
Information was obtained from 32 federal agencies and the Postal Service regarding 2,518 cases in which employees were requested to take fitness-for-duty examinations since July 1, 1973, in order to determine the extent to which federal agencies have required employees to be examined and the ways this practice has been applied.No statute or Executive Order specifically authorizes a federal agency...