Civilian employees (21 - 30 of 55 items)
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...
Unpublished Decisions: Civilian Personnel Law, Vol. XXIV, No. 4
118210: Sep 1, 1982
GAO published its quarterly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the period of July through September 1981. These decisions involved personnel law and civilian personnel...
Computation of Cost-of-Living Allowances for Federal Employees in Nonforeign Areas Could Be More Accurate
FPCD-82-25: Published: Feb 8, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1982.
GAO reviewed the methodology used by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Departments of State and Defense (DOD) to compute cost-of-living allowances (COLA's) for Federal personnel. Concerns have been raised by Federal personnel about the appropriateness of that methodology.COLA programs are administered by OPM for Federal civilian employees stationed in nonforeign areas outside the co...
Travel Management Within Federal Government
116005: Jul 30, 1981
Travel, essential to the effective administration of Government programs, has been widely perceived as an area of waste and inefficiency. GAO believes that Federal managers have focused too much attention on the accuracy of travel reimbursements after trips are made and not enough on reviewing the need for the trips. Agency officials do not always require managers to comply with Federal travel pol...
Unpublished Decisions: Civilian Personnel Law, Vol. XXIV, No. 3
117096: Jun 1, 1981
GAO published its quarterly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the period of April through June 1981. These decisions involved personnel law and civilian personnel...
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...
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...
Civilian Personnel Law Manual: Title I--Compensation, Supplement 1980
090889: Jan 1, 1980
No summary is currently available...
Foreign National Compensation
092854: Nov 26, 1979
No summary is currently available...
Civilian Personnel Law Manual: Title I--Compensation, Supplement 1979
091097: Jan 1, 1979
In May of 1977, Title I, Compensation, of the Civilian Personnel Law Manual was issued reflecting decisions of the General Accounting Office in effect through September 30, 1976. This document presents decisions of the General Counsel Office from October 1, 1976, through September 30, 1979. The 1979 Supplement follows the same format as the text of Title I and is intended to be filed as a single u...