Civil service (41 - 50 of 87 items)
Quality of Mail Service Provided by the Boston Post Office, Massachusetts
B-114874: Published: Oct 11, 1973. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1982.
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Effects of the Presidential Transition on the Senior Executive Service
FPCD-82-29: Published: Mar 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1982.
GAO was asked to review how the Senior Executive Service (SES) worked during the Presidential transition. In response, GAO concentrated its efforts on: (1) determining Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) legal authorities, objectives, and procedures for monitoring the SES during transition; (2) assessing 0PM monitoring actions, including a review of trans...
Obstacles Hamper the Office of Personnel Management's Evaluation of the Implementation of the 1978 Civil Service Reform Act
FPCD-81-69: Published: Sep 14, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1981.
GAO completed a limited review of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) 5-year strategy for evaluating the implementation and impact of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. GAO identified problems which it believes could hamper the collection of data needed to evaluate the Act.GAO identified the following management and technical weaknesses which it believes warrant careful consideration by...
Review of the Office of Personnel Management's Macon, Georgia, Computer System
AFMD-81-55: Published: Apr 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1981.
GAO was requested to determine whether: (1) the computer system at the Office of Personnel (OPM) Computer Center in Macon, Georgia, is being used for the purpose originally planned and justified; and (2) the system could support additional processing.When OPM acquired the computer system, its intention was to replace obsolete computers, consolidate departmental data processing functions, and furth...
Delays in Providing Office Space for the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Federal Labor Relations Authority
LCD-81-14: Published: Dec 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1980.
GAO was asked to examine the reasons why, after 2 years, the General Services Administration (GSA) has not provided suitable office space for the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Federal Labor Relations Authority. In addition, concern was expressed over the apparent lack of space planning for new Federal agencies in general.The headquarters offices of both the Board and the Authority are sti...
Productivity Improvement in Government
113747: Oct 14, 1980
Productivity relates to both the public and private sectors of the economy. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) provides a number of productivity improvement services including: (1) consulting services on organizational and personnel problems, (2) assistance in developing performance appraisal and productivity measurement systems, (3) research on productivity improvement, and (4) extensive ma...
Conversion of Department of Defense Nonappropriated Fund Employees and Other Employees to Civil Service Positions
113435: Oct 2, 1980
Certain pay and benefit problems can occur when personnel employed by nonapproprated fund instrumentalities (NAFI's) are converted to positions within the federal civil service. While NAFI's receive some appropriated fund support, by and large they are self-sustaining. Salaries and wages paid employees come primarily from the sale of authorized goods and services, dues, assessments, and fees. NAFI...
Allegations About the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services' Operations in Cleveland, Ohio
HRD-80-105: Published: Aug 27, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1980.
In July 1979, the recently retired District Manager of the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services (OBES) for the Cleveland area charged OBES with failing to correct numerous problems in providing services to the unemployed. Specifically, the former District Manager said that: (1) unemployed persons in Cleveland were not being placed in jobs because the Cleveland Employment Services' offices were inade...
First Look at Senior Executive Service Performance Awards
FPCD-80-74: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
The Senior Executive Service (SES) went into effect on July 13, l979, with a system of performance awards intended to encourage excellence in performance and higher productivity among Federal executives. The first bonuses under this system were paid in May and April of l980 by the Small Business Administration (SBA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Merit Systems P...
Certain Personal Services Contracts Administered by the Office of Foreign Buildings Operations Are Unauthorized
ID-80-55: Published: Aug 8, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1980.
GAO became aware of the practice of using contracts, rather than civil service appointing procedures, to obtain the services of administrative and support-type personnel in the headquarters of the Office of Foreign Buildings Operations (FBO). The work of these individuals is supervised by government employees. The functions they perform are similar to those performed by government employees whose...