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Accountability and Control of Sales of Duty-Free Goods in the Far East Should Be Improved
FPCD-77-77: Published: Aug 28, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1978.
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Military Services' Policy of Advancing Leave to Enlisted Personnel
FPCD-78-30: Published: May 24, 1978. Publicly Released: May 24, 1978.
During the first 6 months of 1977, over 21,000 Army, Navy, and Air Force enlisted personnel left the services with unliquidated advance leave, owing the government over $3.2 million. About two-thirds of this amount was recouped from the members' final pay, but about one-third became an unsatisfied debt to the government. Advance leave is chargeable leave which exceeds a member's current leave bala...
Reorganization Impact on the Executive Office of the President
GGD-78-63: Published: Apr 21, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1978.
The impact of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1977 on the funds, functions, and personnel of the Executive Office of the President was examined. As of March 1978, there were 14 units in the Executive Office instead of the 21 that existed in early 1977 and the 19 that were in effect when the plan was sent to Congress. Full-time permanent positions are being reduced by 244, 9 less than needed to meet t...
Possible Savings in Department of Defense Personnel Costs in Italy
FPCD-78-9: Published: Mar 1, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1978.
The Foreign Service Act provided that compensation for foreign national employees will be based on locally prevailing wage rates consistent with the public interest. Under an agreement with the Italian Government, the Department of Defense (DOD) directly employs Italian nationals, establishes pay and fringe benefits, and sets personnel policies with little involvement by the Italian Government.Usi...
Management and Use of Army Enlisted Personnel: What Needs To Be Done
FPCD-78-6: Published: Feb 16, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1978.
For many years, the Army relied on the draft to acquire a large, continuing supply of new personnel. Since the draft ended, it has pursued an aggressive program to recruit volunteers, paying bonuses to enlistees for critically needed skills. Although the Army has shortages of enlisted personnel in critically needed skills, it has substantial numbers of individuals qualified in those skills. It has...
Summary of Open GAO Recommendations for Legislative Action as of September 30, 1977
OCR-78-1003: Published: Dec 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1977.
Summaries of reports containing recommendations for legislative action which were not acted upon were presented to assist congressional committees in overseeing Federal programs and activities.Reports summarized dealt with: agriculture--benefits to farmers, reporting systems, program administration and evaluation; commerce and transportation--safety regulations, energy conservation, airline costs,...
NAVSEA Policies and Practices Used To Manage Personnel Involved in Data Processing Activities
FPCD-77-73: Published: Aug 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1977.
GAO reviewed the policies and practices used by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to manage personnel involved in automatic data processing (ADP) activities. The review concentrated on the NAVSEA determination of the number and composition of staff needed to design, maintain, and operate the management information system for naval shipyards.GAO found that: (1) differences in staff size and co...
Corrective Action Promised by the Department of Defense and the General Services Administration on Enforcement of the Davis-Bacon Act Labor Standards in Carpet Laying Contracts in Colorado
HRD-77-86: Published: May 13, 1977. Publicly Released: May 13, 1977.
Corrective action was scheduled to be taken to improve the Davis-Bacon Act labor standards enforcement practices by the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Colorado and by General Services' Denver regional office. Enforcement of the labor standards for carpetlaying contracts issued between January and August 1976 was examined by interviewing procurement officials and by reviewing records. Subcontrac...
Need for Improved Headquarters Personnel Accounting, Navy Pacific Fleet
FPCD-76-93: Published: Nov 17, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1976.
Results are reported of an evaluation of the Department of the Navy's implementation of the Department of Defense's policy for accounting for management in Pacific Fleet organizational elements.The Navy continued to understate the number of personnel performing management headquarters functions, because the current system does not promote the desired accuracy. The criteria were general, but more i...