Compensation (51 - 60 of 388 items)
Information on the Davis-Bacon Act
HEHS-97-30R: Published: Oct 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) whether wage determinations promulgated by the Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon Act were lower than local area prevailing wages; (2) the possibility of fraud in the payment of wages under the Davis-Bacon Act; and (3) the total dollar amount spent on construction covered by the Davis-Bacon Act and on all construction during fiscal year...
[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...
Public Pensions: Section 457 Plans Pose Greater Risk Than Other Supplemental Plans
HEHS-96-38: Published: Apr 30, 1996. Publicly Released: May 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of public pension funding, focusing on how plans established under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 457 differ from plans created under IRC sections 401(k) and 403(b).GAO found that: (1) most state and local government employees are covered under section 457 plans because the Tax Reform Act of 1986 prohibited state and local governmen...
Tax Consequences of Offsets
NSIAD-96-74R: Published: Dec 22, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the tax consequences to veterans of the required offset of certain types of Department of Defense separation pay and Department of Veterans Affairs disability compensation, focusing on whether veterans could: (1) reclassify separation pay as disability compensation; and (2) deduct recouped separation pay from gross income. GAO noted that according...
Review of Compensation Comparability Report
GGD-96-34R: Published: Oct 30, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a report comparing federal civilian pay and private-sector pay. GAO noted that: (1) in contrast to a number of other studies, the report concludes that federal civilian employees receive about 51 percent more in salaries, wages, and benefits over their careers than do private-sector employees and that a 33.7 percent wage reduction is needed to brin...
[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...
Federal Human Resource Management Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-12(3): Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Federal Human Resource Management issue area as of July 6, 1995...
Federal Human Resource Management Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1996-98
IAP-95-19: Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO presented its Federal Human Resource Management issue area plan for fiscal years 1996 to 1998.GAO plans to: (1) identify and assess alternatives for decentralizing and streamlining federal human resources management; (2) analyze alternative strategies for fundamentally reshaping the public service; (3) determine whether to privatize the services and functions that federal employees currently p...