Federal employees (51 - 60 of 203 items)
Title 6 T&A Data (IRS)
AIMD-96-3R: Published: Oct 11, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 1995.
Pursuant to an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) request, GAO provided information on certain time and attendance (T&A) requirements in the GAO Policy and Procedures Manual for Federal Agencies. GAO noted that: (1) the proposed recording of IRS employees' arrival and departure times is not necessary as long as adequate controls and supervisory reviews are in place; (2) IRS should retain supervisory r...
Merit Systems Protection Board: Mission Performance, Employee Protections, and Working Environment
GGD-95-213: Published: Aug 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Merit Systems Protection Board's (MSPB) performance, management, and operations, focusing on: (1) whether the MSPB appeals process is effectively protecting federal employees against improper personnel practices; (2) the accountability mechanisms MSPB has in place to provide its employees with merit system protections; and (3) the actions MSPB...
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...
Title 6 T&A Data (NASA)
AIMD-95-140R: Published: May 23, 1995. Publicly Released: May 23, 1995.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO interpreted the restriction prohibiting employees from recording and maintaining their own time and attendance (T&A) data as it pertains to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) revised T&A procedures. GAO noted that: (1) two NASA units received temporary waivers from recording employees' unscheduled leave on hard copy documents until NASA im...
Title 6 T&A Data (NRC)
AIMD-95-139R: Published: May 23, 1995. Publicly Released: May 23, 1995.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO reviewed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) implementation of its new payroll and personnel systems pursuant to its request for waiver from the restriction prohibiting employees from recording and maintaining their own time and attendance (T&A) data. GAO noted that: (1) the new NRC system would integrate and fully automate the recording and maintenance of...
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...
Compliance with FTE Targets 1994-1996
GGD-95-168R: Published: May 16, 1995. Publicly Released: May 16, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the President's fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget complies with the workforce ceiling mandated by the Workforce Restructuring Act of 1994. GAO noted that: (1) in FY 1994, full time equivalent (FTE) civilian executive branch positions were below the target level; (2) in FY 1995, FTE positions will likely be fewer than the FY 1995 target; (3) the...
Federal Downsizing: The President's Fiscal Year 1996 Budget and Its Compliance with the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act of 1994
T-GGD-95-105: Published: Mar 30, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1995.
GAO discussed the President's fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget proposal, focusing on its compliance with the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act of 1994. GAO noted that: (1) the act requires the government to cut its workforce to 272,900 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions by 1999; (2) FTE targets were met in FY 1994 and will likely be met in FY 1995; (3) the Administration proposes eliminating 173,3...
NPR Recommendations on T&A Data
AIMD-94-193R: Published: Sep 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1994.
GAO reviewed the National Performance Review's (NPR) efforts to eliminate sign-in and sign-out sheets, focusing on four employment situations in which time sheets would be eliminated for full-time employees. GAO noted that: (1) NPR recommends that payroll and other fiscal procedures be streamlined and reduced so that government operations can become more cost-efficient; (2) improvements to streaml...
Political Appointees: Turnover Rates in Executive Schedule Positions Requiring Senate Confirmation
GGD-94-115FS: Published: Apr 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the turnover rates of political appointees who have been appointed to Executive Schedule (EX-PAS) positions requiring senate confirmation.GAO found that: (1) between 1981 and 1991, the median length of appointees' service in indefinite-tenured EX-PAS positions was 2.1 years, and the turnover rate was between 2 and 3 appointees per EX...