Civil service (111 - 120 of 223 items)
Computing Hourly Pay Rates for Civil Service Employees
B-138626: Published: Jul 28, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
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Examination of Records of the Finance Office, Fiscal Year 1974
B-114864: Published: Dec 19, 1974. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Examination of Records of the House of Representatives Finance Office, Fiscal 1981
AFMD-82-61: Published: Jun 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1982.
GAO examined the records of the Finance Office, House of Representatives, to verify the financial accountability of the Clerk of the House. As principal financial officer of the House, the Clerk disburses funds appropriated for all expenses of the House, except salaries and initial mileage of Members, Delegates and the Resident Commissioner, which are disbursed by the Sergeant at Arms. GAO reviewe...
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...
Questionnaire Design Problems Limit Usefulness of Results
FPCD-82-9: Published: Mar 11, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1982.
GAO reviewed the design of two merit systems review and studies (MSRS) questionnaires, one dealing with the merit system and the other with reprisal.GAO found that the questionnaires' objectives are very broad and address complex issues. GAO questions the appropriateness of using abstract data to meet descriptive and evaluative objectives. Neither questionnaire adequately provides a baseline or th...
Civil Service Reform After Two Years: Some Initial Problems Resolved but Serious Concerns Remain
FPCD-82-1: Published: Nov 10, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1981.
The Civil Service Reform Act requires GAO to submit annual reports to the President and Congress on significant activities of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Merit Sytems Protection Board (MSPB), including the Office of the Special Counsel. In addition, GAO was asked to include the activities of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) in its reports.The startup and transition...
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...
Serious Problems Need To Be Corrected Before Federal Merit Pay Goes Into Effect
FPCD-81-73: Published: Sep 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Federal agencies' progress in implementing the performance appraisal and merit pay provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act.GAO is concerned about the Federal agencies' readiness to make sound merit pay decisions. The decentralized, nonprescriptive approach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is not providing the leadership that is needed to insure quality merit pay prog...
Federal Pay-Setting Surveys Could Be Performed More Efficiently
FPCD-81-50: Published: Jun 23, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1981.
GAO was requested to review certain aspects of federal wage and salary surveys and to identify more efficient alternatives.The federal government spends a great deal of time and money surveying the non-federal sector for wage and salary information. Some of this effort is repetitious and unnecessary. Of the many surveys done each year, GAO identified three that could be combined with other surveys...
Civil Service Reform: An Annotated Bibliography
OISS-81-07: Published: Jun 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1981.
Selected articles and reports on civil service reform are presented. Subjects include: performance appraisal, accountability, merit pay, collective bargaining, whistleblowing, the Senior Executive Service, the Office of the Special Counsel, and the Federal Labor Relations Authority. The majority of articles encompass all sections of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 and do not fit into any spec...