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Defense Force Management: Limited Baseline for Monitoring Civilian Force Reductions
NSIAD-92-42: Published: Feb 5, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) 5-Year Civilian Employment Master Plan, focusing on: (1) plan accuracy and completeness; (2) whether the plan provided a baseline for monitoring force reductions; and (3) whether DOD issued force reduction guidance in response to a congressional mandate.GAO found that: (1) the 5-year DOD plan provides a limited bas...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. II, No. 12
145680: Sep 1, 1991
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of September 1991. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. II, No. 9
144829: Jun 1, 1991
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of June 1991. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
Federal Personnel: Observations on the Navy's Managing to Payroll Program
GGD-90-47: Published: Mar 27, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's implementation of the Managing To Payroll (MTP) program for managing its civilian personnel budget.GAO found that: (1) overall, the MTP program provided better information for use in managing its civilian payroll and personnel budget; (2) Navy managers generally believed that MTP improved their awareness of payroll costs by increasing ac...
Legislative Proposals to Establish Professional Acquisition Corps
T-NSIAD-90-27: Published: Mar 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1990.
GAO discussed a legislative proposal to create a professional acquisition work force and corps within each military service. GAO noted that: (1) it supported the goal of developing a professional acquisition work force; (2) it had previously identified desirable characteristics of such a work force, including early entry into the profession, intensive training, a career path with incentives, and t...
Army Reservists: Peacetime Screening to Identify Key Civilian Employees Is Inadequate
NSIAD-90-56: Published: Feb 12, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1990.
GAO reviewed the Army's peacetime screening process to determine whether it effectively identified reservists with civilian occupations that would be critical to private-sector operations during a war effort.GAO found that: (1) the Army did not properly screen reservists who held critical positions in the private sector; (2) many civilian employers were not aware of their opportunity to plan for t...
Federal Pay: Complexities in Calculating Federal Civilian Firefighters' Pay
GGD-89-131: Published: Sep 29, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal civilian firefighters' compensation to determine whether: (1) pay calculation complexities have resulted in pay errors; (2) promotions to supervisory positions have resulted in pay reductions from lost overtime pay; and (3) legislation would correct these pay problems.GAO found that: (1) errors from misinterpreted regulations could be attri...
Federal Personnel: Defense Department's Hiring of Teachers for Overseas Schools
GGD-89-82: Published: Jun 14, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) policies and practices for hiring teachers for its overseas DOD Dependents Schools.GAO found that DOD: (1) had statutory authority to establish its own policies for hiring teachers; (2) gave hiring preference to teachers already residing overseas over teachers residing in the United States; (3) among teachers alrea...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. V, No. 6
139119: Mar 1, 1989
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of March 1989. These decisions involved appropriations, civilian employees, military personnel, procurement, and other related issues...
Employee Drug Testing: Regulation of Drug Testing Laboratories
GGD-88-127FS: Published: Sep 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined state controls over employee drug testing to determine the: (1) extent and nature of federal and state regulation of laboratories that perform employee drug testing; (2) extent of professional associations' or societies' guidance in regulating laboratories' quality and practice standards; and (3) effectiveness of U.S. drug-testing regulation and...