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Federal Management and Workforce Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-9(1): Published: Jan 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Federal Management and Workforce Issues issue area as of January 2, 1996...
Transforming the Civil Service: Building the Workforce of the Future: Results of a GAO-Sponsored Symposium
GGD-96-35: Published: Dec 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 26, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO sponsored a symposium on transforming the civil service. GAO noted that: (1) the symposium brought together leading private and public sector employers and former federal officials to discuss new human resource management approaches; (2) there were eight overlapping personnel management principles that focused on people as assets, organizational missions, a...
Federal Personnel Management: Views on Selected NPR Human Resource Recommendations
GGD-95-221BR: Published: Sep 18, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1995.
GAO provided information on federal human resource officials' views on selected National Performance Review (NPR) human resource recommendations, focusing on: (1) whether human resource officials favor the NPR recommendations; (2) whether the officials believe they have the capacity to assume the additional responsibility envisioned by NPR; and (3) what oversight is being envisioned by the Office...
Commerce Dismantlement: Observations on Proposed Implementation Mechanism
T-GGD-95-233: Published: Sep 6, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the proposed Commerce Dismantling Act, focusing on the creation of the Commerce Programs Resolution Agency (CPRA). GAO noted that: (1) the act would abolish or significantly reorganize the Department of Commerce; (2) although few precedents exist for dismantling a cabinet-level federal agency, past agency reorganizations and the Resolution Trust C...
Downsizing and Space
GGD-95-51R: Published: Jul 14, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal government efforts to identify and manage federal office space that may be underutilized after agencies downsize. GAO noted that: (1) although it is still early in the downsizing process, the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have taken steps to reduce the amount of underutili...
Federal Reorganization: Congressional Proposal to Merge Education, Labor, and EEOC
HEHS-95-140: Published: Jun 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the proposal to merge the Departments of Education and Labor and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission into the new Department of Education and Employment, focusing on: (1) the proposed funds and staff each new Department of Education and Employment office would have; (2) the likely impact of proposed administrative cost savings on staffing l...
Federal Downsizing: Observations on Agencies' Implementation of the Buyout Authority
T-GGD-95-164: Published: May 17, 1995. Publicly Released: May 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed federal agencies' use of their buyout authority to reduce staff levels. GAO noted that: (1) by fiscal year 1996, nonDefense agencies expect to perform about 37,000 buyouts and Department of Defense agencies expect 69,000 buyouts; (2) 43 nonDefense agencies have reported paying buyouts; (3) almost 40 percent of nonDefense buyouts have gone to emplo...
U.S. Postal Service: Labor-Management Problems Persist on the Workroom Floor (Volume II)
GGD-94-201B: Published: Sep 29, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed labor-management relations at the U.S. Postal Service, focusing on the: (1) Service's efforts to change its corporate culture and become more competitive; (2) status of union-management relations; (3) work environment and labor relations problems in mail processing and delivery operations; and (4) Service's and unions' efforts to improve the work e...
Postal Service: Role in a Competitive Communications Environment
T-GGD-94-162: Published: May 24, 1994. Publicly Released: May 24, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the: (1) impact of emerging communication technologies on the Postal Service's ability to provide universal mail service at affordable rates; (2) status of the postal automation program; and (3) state of labor relations in the Postal Service. GAO noted that: (1) the majority of first class mail is vulnerable to growing technologies such as fax, el...
AID Office of Inspector General
AIMD-94-74R: Published: Mar 30, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Agency for International Development's (AID) Office of Inspector General's (OIG) management and operation, focusing on: (1) OIG policies and procedures for planning and conducting its work; (2) OIG audit work in high-risk areas; (3) OIG audit reports and closed investigations; and (4) the American Foreign Service Association's concerns over OI...