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Methods Used by Certain Foreign Governments To Set and Adjust Compensation Levels for Their Civil Servants
FPCD-82-40: Published: Apr 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on how foreign governments set and adjust civil servant pay and benefits. Specifically, GAO obtained information on the compensation systems of Australia, Canada, England, and Japan.Australia sets pay for virtually all of its 154,000 civil servants by collective bargaining. The only exceptions are for 30 top-level officials whose pay...
117012: Dec 9, 1981
Comments were presented on H.R. 5038. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), this bill was proposed to assist in the efforts to rebuild the air traffic control system. Parts of the bill are also intended to fulfill a commitment FAA says it made to working controllers who have kept the air traffic control system operating. The bill, if enacted, would establish special pay different...
Proposals for More Effective Military Manpower Policies
114552: Mar 10, 1981
GAO has recommended conversion to a salary system whereby all service personnel would be paid in cash and distributions based on dependents, marital status, or in-kind benefits would disappear. The present military compensation package consists of basic pay and quarters and subsistence allowances. Since subsistence, quarters, and housing allowances are not subject to Federal income or social secur...
Entitlement to Service Credit by Erroneously Appointed Employee
B-191977(JAB): Published: Mar 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1981.
Clarification was requested of a decision in which GAO held that, when it is discovered that an employee has been erroneously appointed, he is entitled to his unpaid compensation and to credit for good faith service for the purposes of accrual of annual leave and payment of lump-sum annual leave. This would be true unless the appointment was made in violation of an absolute statutory prohibition o...
An Integrated Approach to Human Resources Management
115196: Jan 1, 1981
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Spring 1981. In 1980, GAO began operating an independent personnel system which removed it from most Office of Personnel Management regulations. This independence, combined with a continually expanding congressional mandate, a changing work force, legal constraints on employment practices, and improvements in personnel management technolog...
Applicability of Service Contract Act to Service Employees of ADP and High-Technology Companies
113769: Nov 19, 1980
The Service Contract Act was enacted to provide labor standards protection to employees of contractors furnishing services to federal agencies. Covered service employees must receive wages no less than the minimum wage, and for contracts exceeding $2,500, the minimum wages and fringe benefits must be based on rates that the Department of Labor determines as prevailing for service employees in the...
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...
Service Contract Act Should Not Apply to Service Employees of ADP and High-Technology Companies
HRD-80-102: Published: Sep 16, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1980.
The Service Contract Act of 1965 protects workers' wages on federal contracts when the contracts' principal purpose is to provide services in the United States using service employees. Minimum wages and fringe benefits must be based on rates that the Secretary of Labor determines as prevailing for service employees in the locality. The Department of Labor notified the General Services Administrati...
Foreign National Pay Setting
094316: Nov 26, 1979
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