Personnel management (51 - 60 of 82 items)
Staffing Data for DOD Top Management Headquarters Organizations
FPCD-83-29: Published: May 6, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided staffing data for Department of Defense (DOD) top-management headquarters organizations for the years 1975 through 1983.In fiscal year (FY) 1982, DOD top-management headquarters organizations had a staff of 17,764 civilian and military personnel. In FY 1975, it had a total of 17,833 personnel. GAO found that the ratio of civilian and military pe...
Federal Civilian Personnel: A Work Force Undergoing Change
FPCD-83-9: Published: Oct 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1982.
GAO reported on the current and emerging federal civilian personnel issues and raised questions that may be addressed in the future.In fiscal year 1982, 2.8 million federal civilian employees will be paid $90 billion in salaries and benefits which represents approximately 20 percent of the federal budget. The government's objectives regarding the effective management of these employees are to ensu...
Equity and Effectiveness of AAFES Personnel Policies: Issues and Concerns
FPCD-81-53: Published: Jul 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1981.
GAO reviewed certain Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) personnel policies and procedures applicable to Universal Annual (UA) employees to identify ways in which AAFES can more equitably or effectively manage its UA work force.Several areas were noted where increased management attention could benefit AAFES and could provide more effective use of nonappropriated funds. GAO specifically id...
Cost-of-Living Allowance Program in Alaska
115242: May 14, 1981
Under present law, certain civilian employees in Alaska and other nonforeign areas outside the continental United States are authorized to receive cost-of-living allowances (COLA) when living costs are substantially higher than those in Washington, D.C. The allowance, which may not exceed 25 percent of base pay, is not subject to Federal income tax. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is resp...
Disparate Management of Small Arms by Federal Civil Agencies
LCD-81-5: Published: Oct 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1980.
A review was made of the management of small arms (handguns, rifles, and shotguns) by civilian agencies throughout the Federal Government.GAO found that approximately 50,000 employees in more than 40 Federal civil agencies are assigned to carry small arms and ammunition. GAO reviewed how these agencies manage their small arms resources and capability and found that there was no central management...
Total Compensation Comparability for Federal Employees
FPCD-80-82: Published: Sep 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1980.
GAO was requested to review the Administration's proposed total compensation comparability system and to determine how it would affect civilian employees in the Federal Government. In assessing the feasibility of total compensation comparability, GAO addressed the appropriateness of benefits included in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) analysis, the importance of the secondary benefits t...
Streamlining the Federal Field Structure: Potential Opportunities, Barriers, and Actions That Can Be Taken
FPCD-80-4: Published: Aug 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1980.
At a time when the Federal Government is looking for ways to cut federal spending and achieve a balanced budget, every reasonable cost-cutting opportunity must be explored. GAO sees the Federal Government's "field structure" as a prime area for exploring ways of cutting costs and raising government productivity.Agencies can reduce unnecessary and duplicative overhead and support costs by: (1) cons...
Special Agents Should Be Phased Out as FBI Crime Laboratory Examiners
GGD-80-60: Published: Jul 18, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1980.
Within the criminal justice community, the high costs of the special pay and retirement benefits granted to law enforcement officers have prompted analysis of the need for officers to staff support positions. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) crime laboratory represents an untapped opportunity to achieve economies by replacing special agents with civilian examiners. Of the four major Feder...
Foreign National Compensation
092854: Nov 26, 1979
No summary is currently available...
Assistance to Displaced Federal Civilian Employees--Avoiding Loss of Needed Trained Personnel
FPCD-80-3: Published: Oct 16, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1979.
A review was made of assistance provided to Federal civilian employees displaced from their positions through no fault of their own when agencies reorganize or act to adjust to program, funding, personnel ceilings, or other changes. The review was conducted at six selected Federal facilities representing both civilian and Department of Defense (DOD) agencies in the Denver, Colorado, and Ogden, Uta...