Compensation (1 - 10 of 18 items)
Energy Employees Compensation: Obstacles Remain in Processing Cases Efficiently and Ensuring a Source of Benefit Payments
GAO-04-571T: Published: Mar 30, 2004. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 2004.
The Department of Energy (Energy) and its predecessor agencies and contractors have employed thousands of people in the nuclear weapons production complex. Some employees were exposed to toxic substances, including radioactive and hazardous materials, during this work, and many subsequently developed illnesses. Subtitle D of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 200...
Indian Issues: Spokane Tribe's Additional Compensation Claim for the Grand Coulee Dam
GAO-04-125T: Published: Oct 2, 2003. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 2003.
The Grand Coulee Dam was constructed on the Columbia River in northeastern Washington State from 1933 to 1942. The reservoir behind the dam covers land on the Colville Reservation along the Columbia River and land on the adjacent Spokane Reservation along both the Columbia and Spokane rivers. Under a 1940 act, the federal government paid $63,000 and $4,700 to the Colville and Spokane tribes, respe...
Indian Issues: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe's Additional Compensation Claim for the Oahe Dam
RCED-98-39: Published: Jan 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed a private consultant's economic analysis of compensation due to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe for the construction of the Oahe dam on tribal lands.GAO noted that: (1) the consultant's primary approach, which produced an estimate of $300.7 million in additional compensation, relies on questionable assumptions about the value of the tribe's losses i...
[Comments on Claim for Lost Interest on U.S. Payment to Tribal Fund]
B-272979: Published: Aug 23, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1996.
No summary is currently available...
Compensation for Disability Resulting from Hospitalization, Treatment, Examination, or Vocational Rehabilitation
OGC-96-20: Published: Jun 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) new rule on compensation for disability resulting from hospitalization, treatment, examination, or vocational rehabilitation. GAO found that: (1) the rule would delete the fault-or-accident requirement for permitting compensation for disability or death resulting from VA health care services; and (2) VA fo...
[Comments on Survivor's Claim for Deceased USDA Employee's Unpaid Compensation]
B-233183.3: Published: Sep 14, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1995.
No summary is currently available...
Indian Issues: GAO's Assessment of Economic Analyses of Fort Berthold and Standing Rock Reservations' Compensation Claims
T-RCED-91-30: Published: Apr 12, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1991.
GAO discussed the economic analyses recommending that Indian tribes at two reservations receive additional financial compensation for land taken by the federal government. GAO noted that: (1) the Joint Tribal Advisory Committee (JTAC) found that the federal government did not compensate the reservations adequately and estimated the economic losses for Fort Berthold to be in the range of $178.4 mil...
Civilian Personnel Law Manual: Supplement 1986
130724: Jul 1, 1986
This document supplements the Civilian Personnel Law Manual. It contains information concerning federal civilian employees' legal entitlements and reflects GAO decisions issued from January 1, 1985 through December 31, 1985...
Civilian Personnel Law Manual: Title III--Travel
120949: Mar 1, 1979
This manual is a comprehensive outline of GAO decisions dealing with the legal entitlements of Federal employees when traveling. It includes information on: the authority to travel; the applicability and general travel rules; purposes for which travel may be authorized; transportation expense claims; baggage, communication services, and miscellaneous expenses allowances; per diem allowances; actua...