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The Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program
T-GGD-89-33: Published: Jun 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1989.
GAO discussed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program. GAO noted that: (1) the act was intended to strengthen state and local government personnel resources and encourage intergovernmental cooperation, and allowed temporary assignments of personnel between federal, state, and local government agencies; (2) although federal agencies initially prim...
Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970: Intergovernmental Purpose No Longer Emphasized
GGD-89-95: Published: Jun 19, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) mobility program, focusing on: (1) changes to the program; (2) the extent and nature of the program's use; (3) program cost; (4) agreement purposes and benefits; and (5) Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance and oversight.GAO found that: (1) 36 federal agencies made a total of 3,996 assignment agree...
Managing Human Resources: Greater OPM Leadership Needed to Address Critical Challenges
GGD-89-19: Published: Jan 19, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1989.
GAO conducted a general management review of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), focusing on its leadership role in addressing governmentwide human resource problems.GAO found that: (1) the federal government has difficulty hiring, managing, and retaining quality staff; (2) such factors as lack of comparable pay with the private sector, a widespread negative image of federal service, and sho...
Senior Executive Service: Reasons the Candidate Development Program Has Not Produced More SES Appointees
GGD-88-47: Published: Apr 20, 1988. Publicly Released: May 24, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined why federal agencies did not more frequently use the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Candidate Development Program (CDP) when making Senior Executive Service (SES) appointments, focusing on the: (1) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); (2) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); (3) Department of Agriculture (USDA); (4) Department o...
Department of Defense Joint Officer Personnel Policies
T-NSIAD-88-13: Published: Feb 3, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1988.
GAO discussed Department of Defense (DOD) joint officer personnel policies under the DOD Reorganization Act of 1986. GAO found that: (1) the act established a category of officers known as joint specialty officers, defined their education and experience requirements, and set their target promotion rates; (2) Congress did not adopt proposed DOD modifications to the policies to include in-service po...
Senior Executive Service: Agencies' Use of the Candidate Development Program
GGD-86-93: Published: Jul 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on governmentwide utilization of the Candidate Development Program (CDP) to fill the government's available Senior Executive Service (SES) positions.GAO found that: (1) during fiscal years 1982 to 1984, 87 percent of the individuals appointed to career positions had not participated in CDP; (2) the number of candidates selected annually to parti...
Letter Carriers' Workload and Overtime Concerns at Irvington Station, Fremont, California
GGD-85-39: Published: Apr 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed letter carrier operations and the use of overtime to complete mail deliveries at a post office in California. GAO noted that the request was prompted by complaints from letter carriers at that post office.GAO found that: (1) the high rates of overtime developed because of unanticipated rapid growth in mail volume; (2) the volume of mail caused carr...
Applicability of OMB Circular A-76 to Personnel Reductions in the Department of Health and Human Services
HRD-85-30: Published: Feb 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) plan to reduce its staff in the Office of the Secretary. It was alleged that HHS did not perform cost-comparison studies to justify the change from in-house to contract work, as required by Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76, and that HHS employees, whose positions were being abolishe...
Proposed Amendment to Treasury-Postal Service-General Government Appropriations Bill re Hiring Ceilings
B-159835: Published: May 23, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1984.
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