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H. R. 3339
109848: Jul 10, 1979
Legislation has been proposed which would improve the efficiency and effectiveness of GAO and would reinforce the credibility of GAO work. GAO is a legislative branch agency responsible to the Congress for auditing and evaluating executive branch agencies, yet it is defined as an executive agency for organization and employee purposes. This presents an organizational conflict of interest, which is...
Problems Concerning the Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program
FPCD-79-62: Published: Jun 18, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1979.
The Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program provides governmentwide recruiting policies and programs designed to eliminate underrepresentation of minorities and women in civil service employment.The problems which restrict the ability of agencies to fulfill program requirements include data collection and reporting systems, responsibility and accountability, and items not included in the Off...
National Bureau of Standards--Information and Observations on Its Administration
CED-79-29: Published: Mar 21, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1979.
Information and observations on the more important aspects of National Bureau of Standards (NBS) administrative practices are presented in response to Senate committee concerns about persistent reports of a decline in NBS scientific capabilities and ability to respond adequately to specific congressional assignments.The Office of Management and Budget has not allowed NBS to use its appropriations...
Equal Employment Opportunity Contractor Compliance Activities
HRD-78-167: Published: Sep 14, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1978.
A limited review was conducted of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) implementation of equal employment opportunity requirements for Government contractors. Little progess has been made in obtaining a comprehensive listing of contractor facilities under each compliance agency's responsibility, and OFCCP and agency officials are still not sure that all contractors subject t...
Implementation of the Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973, as Amended
106275: Jun 30, 1978
The Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Act of 1973 provided for a trial Federal program to develop alternatives to traditional forms of health care delivery and financing by assisting and encouraging the establishment and expansion of HMO's. Through May 31, 1978, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) had awarded $151.5 million in grant and loan assistance under the act to 215 o...
Grievance Systems Should Provide All Federal Employees an Equal Opportunity for Redress
FPCD-77-67: Published: Jun 13, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1978.
Three basic grievance procedures available to federal employees are set forth in agreements negotiated by collective bargaining representatives, Civil Service and agency rules and regulations, and statutory provisions. Most federal employees have access to grievance procedures under an executive order and/or the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.).There are many variations among available grievan...
Improvements Needed in Federal Employees' Compensation Program
105740: Apr 12, 1978
The Federal Employees' Compensation Act provides for two types of disability payments--monthly payments for loss of wages for as long as the disability continues, and scheduled awards for certain permanent disabilities. The Federal Employees' Compensation Program has grown substantially since 1970 and, if benefit payments continue to increase at the same rate, annual benefit costs will reach $1 bi...
The Immigration and Naturalization Service's Affirmative Action Program Could Be Improved
FPCD-78-18: Published: Mar 28, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1978.
The equal employment opportunity (EEO) program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), a component of the Department of Justice, was reviewed. The review focused on the policies and practices affecting the structure and implementation of the affirmative action program; employee recruitment, selection, promotion, training, and assignment; and the discrimination complaint processes.From...
Equal Employment Opportunity Program at the U.S. Marshals Service
FPCD-78-24: Published: Mar 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1978.
As part of a review of the Department of Justice's affirmative action programs, questionnaires were sent to a sampling of employees at the U.S. Marshals Service to obtain information on attitudes, practices, and experiences concerning equal employment opportunity (EEO). An intradepartmental committee within the Department of Justice studying promotion and assignment practices at the U.S. Marshals...
More Effective Controls Over Bureau of Indian Affairs Administrative Costs Are Needed
FGMSD-78-17: Published: Feb 15, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1978.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) was asked by congressional committees to reduce costs of administering Indian programs for fiscal years 1977 and 1978 by about $8.5 million because evidence suggested that costs were excessive.BIA reduced costs by about $900,000 and then, rather than reduce the remaining administrative costs as directed, it reduced funds for Indian programs. It also avoided reduc...