Salary increases (1 - 10 of 36 items)
Department of State Overseas Comparability Pay
GAO-11-772R: Published: Jun 30, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2011.
The Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act (FEPCA) of 1990 established locality pay to achieve pay comparability between federal and nonfederal jobs within the United States. Because FEPCA established pay localities only for areas within the United States, federal employees permanently stationed overseas, including members of the Foreign Service, did not receive locality pay. As the Washington, D...
Human Capital: Implementing Pay for Performance at Selected Personnel Demonstration Projects
GAO-04-83: Published: Jan 23, 2004. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 2004.
There is a growing understanding that the federal government needs to fundamentally rethink its current approach to pay and to better link pay to individual and organizational performance. Federal agencies have been experimenting with pay for performance through the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) personnel demonstration projects. GAO identified the approaches that selected personnel demons...
[Comments on Whether D.C. Authority Complied With Applicable Regulations in Paying Its Staff]
B-279095.2: Published: Jun 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on whether the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority has complied with the limitation provided in section 102 of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act of 1995 in paying its staff. GAO held that: (1) for some or all of the period in question, the Authority has pai...
Pay and Benefits: Comparative Analyses of Federal Physicians' Compensation
GGD-97-170: Published: Sep 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on pay and benefits of physicians employed by the federal government and in the private sector, to be used in considering reauthorization of the Federal Physicians Comparability Allowance Act (5 U.S.C. 5948). GAO did not attempt to make conclusions or recommendations on the sufficiency, size, or continued need for physician comparabilit...
Ex-Im Bank's Retention Allowance Program
GGD-97-37R: Published: Feb 19, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Export-Import Bank's (Eximbank) noncompliance with statutory and regulatory requirements in awarding retention allowances to its employees, focusing on: (1) the number and dollar value of illegally awarded allowances; (2) what actions the Chief Operating Officer (COO) took in response to GAO's and the Office of Personnel Manageme...
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...
Federal Personnel: Federal/Private Sector Pay Comparisons
OCE-95-1: Published: Dec 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1994.
GAO reviewed the methodologies for estimating the differences between federal and private-sector white-collar pay, focusing on possible explanations for the discrepancy between official and academic estimates of the federal/private pay gap.GAO found that: (1) there are two main factors that account for the discrepancy between official and academic estimates of the pay gap; (2) official estimates s...
[Comments on Retroactive Pay Increase for GPO Employees]
B-252215: Published: Mar 24, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on whether the Government Printing Office (GPO) could retroactively apply a revised pay increase for its non-bargaining-unit employees. GAO noted that: (1) GPO could grant the pay increases retroactively, since the Joint Committee on Printing agreed with GPO on the effective date of the pay increases when it stayed implementation while reviewing t...
Federal Personnel: Special Authorities Under the Demonstration Project at Commerce
GGD-92-124BR: Published: Jul 13, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) personnel management demonstration project, focusing on personnel management authorities available to NIST and the effects of the Federal Employees' Pay Comparability Act (FEPCA) on the project.GAO found that: (1) FEPCA should not significantly affect the demonstration proje...
Workforce Issues: Employment Practices in Selected Large Private Companies
GGD-91-47: Published: Mar 13, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1991.
GAO presented the results of a survey of 83 private companies regarding employment practices, focusing on: (1) recruiting and hiring practices; (2) benefit programs; (3) pay practices; and (4) programs to attract and retain employees.GAO found that: (1) campus recruiting was the dominant recruiting method for officials, managers, and professional positions, and newspaper advertisements received th...