Civilian employees (101 - 110 of 239 items)
[Army Employee's Eligibility to Participate in Relocation Homesale Program]
B-229427: Published: Aug 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. IV, No. 6
136333: Mar 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of March 1988. These decisions involved appropriations and financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement law...
Military Exchanges: Consolidation of Exchange Service Distribution Facilities in Waco, Texas
NSIAD-88-82BR: Published: Jan 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's (AAFES) decision to consolidate its San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas, warehousing distribution services in Waco, Texas.GAO found that AAFES: (1) ranked the Waco site as the most favorable of the nine locations it considered in the site selection analysis; (2) notified employees at both distribution cent...
Federal Workforce: Low Activity in Awards Program for Cost Savings Disclosures
GGD-88-22: Published: Dec 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1987.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed six agencies' policies, procedures, and practices in implementing the Inspectors General (IG) Cash Award Program for Cost Savings Disclosures, which rewards federal employees and military personnel whose disclosures of fraud, waste, or mismanagement result in cost savings to the government.GAO found that: (1) most IG disagreed with the use of a c...
Federal Compensation: Estimated Cost of Proposed Change in Federal Firefighters' Work Week
GGD-88-2FS: Published: Oct 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) cost estimate for a separate pay system and altered work week for civilian fire fighters.GAO found that: (1) although the proposed legislation would increase hourly salary rates, the change to a 60-hour work week would lower annual salaries; (2) DOD did not consider the effect of work-hour reductions on military...
Senior Executive Service: Implementation of the Navy's Program To Rotate Career SES Members
GGD-88-4: Published: Oct 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated the Navy's implementation of its Senior Executive Service (SES) rotation program.GAO found that the: (1) program requires the Navy to rotate SES employees after they have held a position for 5 years; (2) Navy granted 30 permanent exemptions and 10 temporary waivers from mandatory rotation in view of unique skills, program needs, or personal cir...
[Comments on Correction to Navy Employee's Leave Account]
B-226669: Published: May 6, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1987.
No summary is currently available...
Foreign Travel: Expenditures and Controls of the Corps of Engineers and Selected Other Agencies
GGD-87-107BR: Published: Aug 11, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on foreign travel expenditures of the Army Corps of Engineers' civil works employees to determine what procedures and controls the Corps uses.GAO found that: (1) while nonreimbursable foreign travel expenditures increased between 1983 and 1985, they declined in 1986; (2) the Corps attributed this decline to the centralized approval m...
Federal Employees: Trends in Career and Noncareer Employee Appointments in the Executive Branch
GGD-87-96FS: Published: Jul 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on trends in the career and noncareer mix of agency executives and in the number of Schedule C appointments for fiscal years 1980, 1983, and 1986.GAO computed the trends for the executive branch and for 27 executive branch agencies and found that: (1) as of September 1986, each agency had at least 4,500 civilian employees or 75 Senio...
Blue-Collar Workers: Appraisal Systems Are in Place, But Basic Refinements Are Needed
GGD-87-72: Published: Jun 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1987.
GAO evaluated how the Air Force, the Army, the Navy, and the Veterans Administration (VA) have implemented performance appraisal systems for federal wage system, or blue-collar, employees.GAO reviewed 84 performance plans applicable to 5,843 employees and found that 54 contained standards that were not clear, did not distinguish among all levels of performance, or were based on uncontrollable exte...