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[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...
Quality Improvement Plan: An Update
QMG-93-1: Published: Mar 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1993.
GAO presented its plan for improving quality management, focusing on improving: (1) congressional relations; (2) support in meeting customer needs; (3) work quality and processes; and (4) GAO value to taxpayers...
The Public Service
OCG-93-7TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized issues relating to the need to acquire and retain a competent and motivated federal work force.GAO noted that: (1) to attract and retain a high-quality work force, the government must sustain the initiatives begun in the last 4 years and respond to other emerging issues; (2) federal managers do not always have the flexibility, systems, or process...
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...
Federal Recruiting: Comparison of Applicants Who Accepted or Declined Federal Job Offers
GGD-92-61BR: Published: Mar 20, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1992.
GAO provided information on the results of its survey of applicants who accepted or declined federal job offers for entry-level professional and administrative positions, focusing on: (1) why applicants accepted or declined the job offers; and (2) the applicant pool's characteristics, including differences between those who accepted positions and those who declined.GAO found that: (1) at least two...
The Public Service: Issues Confronting the Federal Civilian Workforce
GGD-92-24: Published: Jan 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed: (1) issues affecting the federal public service, as identified in the 74 reports and 18 testimonies it issued in 1990 on the federal public service; (2) significant improvements in federal human resource management; and (3) key recommendations it made that Congress, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and other agencies have not yet acted...
Continuous Improvement: The Quality Challenge
QMG-92-1: Published: Nov 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1991.
GAO presented its plan for implementing quality management, focusing on its: (1) vision, mission, and guiding principles; and (2) quality management goals and strategies for November 1991 through November 1993...
Pay and Benefits: Data on Energy Employees Who Retired or Resigned in Fiscal Year 1989
GGD-91-14BR: Published: Oct 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO obtained information through a questionnaire on former Department of Energy (DOE) employees at grade 13 and above who retired or resigned during fiscal year 1989, focusing on whether the employees took jobs with government contractors or grantees and earned salaries higher than their government pay.GAO found that: (1) 72 percent of employed respondents were...
Federal Pay--Special Rates: Effect on Recruitment and Retention for Selected Clerical Occupations
GGD-90-118: Published: Sep 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1990.
GAO examined the effectiveness of the use of special rates in recruiting and retaining federal clerical employees in selected localities.GAO found that: (1) higher salaries paid under the special rates program appeared to help to retain employees in the four clerical occupations reviewed; (2) in 18 of the 20 specific special rate cases examined, quit rates declined in the year after the imposition...
Federal Recruiting and Hiring: Making Government Jobs Attractive to Prospective Employees
GGD-90-105: Published: Aug 22, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) major problems that federal agencies were having in recruiting and hiring qualified entry-level employees; and (2) effectiveness of Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and federal agency actions in addressing those problems.GAO found that: (1) noncompetitive starting pay, ranging from 4 percent to 49 percent behind private-sector salaries...