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Civilian Personnel Law Manual: Title IV--Relocation, Supplement 1979
090892: Jan 1, 1979
In May of 1977, Title IV, Relocation, of the Civilian Personnel Law Manual was issued reflecting decisions of the General Accounting Office in effect through March 31, 1978. This document reflects decisions of the General Counsel Office from April 1, 1978, through September 30, 1979. The 1979 Supplement follows the same format as the text of Title IV and is intended to be filed as a single unit at...
Placing Subcontractor's Name on Debarred Bidders' List for Violations of Davis-Bacon Act
B-193475: Published: Dec 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1978.
The Army awarded two contracts, both over $2,000, for repair work at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. It was determined that the subcontractor deliberately paid subminimum wage rates to some of its employees, in violation of federal law, and submitted incorrect certified payrolls designed to simulate compliance with labor standards requirements. The contractor failed to respond to several government co...
Contracting for Real Estate Fees Incurred by Federal Agencies
PSAD-79-7: Published: Nov 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1978.
As a matter of practice, Government employees have paid and then have been reimbursed for the real estate agent fees involved in selling their homes when they move at Government expense. Generally, no attempt has been made to obtain competition in contracting for these services.While statistics showing the exact number of civilian Federal employees moving annually were not readily available, it wa...
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...
Questionable Management Practices at the Facilities Engineer Support Agency, Fort Belvoir
LCD-77-445: Published: Oct 19, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1977.
Alleged mismanagement practices at the Facilities Engineering Support Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, involved: decommissioning of a nuclear power barge, contractor employees, and contract acceptances.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is decommissioning the nuclear power barge Sturgis after it spent more than $1 million to install an emergency core cooling system as alleged. When the system was ins...
Proposed Closure of Kincheloe Air Force Base, Michigan
LCD-77-321: Published: Apr 29, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1977.
The proposed closure of Kincheloe Air Force Base is part of a continuing effort by the Air Force to reduce support and overhead costs and to reallocate additional resources for force modernization and increased combat capability.Numerous errors were found in the Air Force's estimate of costs and savings if Kincheloe were closed. The current proposed closure could result in annual recurring savings...
Economic And Logistical Impact Resulting From The Announced Closure Of Fort MacArthur
B-172707: Published: Nov 7, 1974. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1974.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the economic and logistical impact resulting from the announced closure of Fort MacArthur.GAO noted that: (1) on February 4, 1974, Department Of Defense announced the closure of Fort MacArthur, effective June 30, 1975; (2) on June 18, 1974, the Army announced a modification to the closure plan so that part of the fort would be retained for use by R...
Opportunity To Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency by Employing Civilians Instead of Marines
B-146890: Published: Jun 19, 1974. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1974.
No summary is currently available...
Claim for Higher Rate of Pay
B-175430: Published: Dec 19, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 1973.
No summary is currently available...