Civil service (31 - 40 of 87 items)
Office of Personnel Management Should Defer Relocation of the Western Executive Seminar Center
GGD-84-80: Published: Jun 6, 1984. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO conducted a cost analysis of the proposed relocation of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Western Executive Seminar Center from Denver to Grand Junction, Colorado.GAO found that the OPM proposal to move the Center in fiscal year 1985 cannot be justified on cost grounds. GAO estimated that such a move could entail net additional costs of over $300,0...
Relocation of the OPM Western Executive Seminar Center
124104: May 7, 1984
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the feasibility of moving the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Western Executive Seminar Center from Denver to Grand Junction, Colorado. GAO estimated that relocating the center would cost the Government more than $300,000 in fiscal year 1985 and more than $100,000 in fiscal year 1986. When costs are compared for subsequent years, the chea...
Designation of Senior Employees Subject to Post-Employment Restrictions Under the Ethics in Government Act
GGD-84-62: Published: Apr 26, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the administration of the section of the Ethics in Government Act which concerns the annual designation of senior Federal employees who are restricted from certain types of activities once they leave Federal employment. GAO reviewed the legislation to determine whether it could be streamlined.The act prohibits former senior employees from: (1) r...
Testimony of the Comptroller General on the Impact of the Senior Executive Service
GGD-84-32: Published: Dec 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO transmitted its detailed statement, which had been presented on November 7, 1983, on the results of its review of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and accompanying statistical data. The SES program was designed to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and responsiveness of government operations and to: (1) hold executives accountable for government op...
Restriction Violations on the Use of Appropriations in a Press Release by the Office of Personnel Management
B-212069: Published: Oct 6, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1983.
GAO was asked to give an opinion about whether a press release issued by the Office of Personnel Management violated certain restrictions on the use of appropriations.GAO found that through issuance of the press release, the Director of OPM was informing the public of the Administration's position on legislation that was being considered by Congress, rather than attempting to persuade the public a...
Classification and Qualification Standards for the GS-1410 Library-Information Service Series
GGD-83-97: Published: Aug 12, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) development of proposed classification and qualification standards for the Library-Information Service occupational series.GAO determined that OPM did not exceed its legal authority to develop classification and qualification standards and that its actions were generally consistent with those affecting...
Selected Government-Wide Management Improvement Efforts: 1970 to 1980
GGD-83-69: Published: Aug 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1983.
In response to request from a national academy, GAO reviewed 12 governmentwide management improvement initiatives undertaken from 1970 through 1980.GAO focused on Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars, major special projects and committees, and public laws mandating major management activities. In considering how to better sustain future major management initiatives, GAO observed that: (...
Effects of FY 1982 Budget Cuts on the Merit Systems Protection Board
FPCD-83-20: Published: Apr 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of fiscal year (FY) 1982 budget reductions on the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and its Office of the Special Counsel (OSC).MSPB and its OSC received substantial budget reductions in FY 1982 which required both agencies to cut their operating expenses. GAO found that MSPB and OSC were less timely and, in some instances, less t...
Effect of FY 1982 Budget Reductions on the Federal Labor Relations Authority
FPCD-83-18: Published: Mar 11, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of fiscal year (FY) 1982 budget reductions on the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA).GAO found that the final 1982 FLRA appropriation was $14.2 million, approximately 11 percent less than its 1981 appropriation and about 15 percent less than its approved request for 1982; the agency received a supplemental appropriation of $645,...