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Compensation and Staffing Levels of FAA Police Force at Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports
GGD-85-24: Published: May 17, 1985. Publicly Released: May 28, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed compensation and staffing levels of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) police force at Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports.GAO found that: (1) FAA police officers are paid less than most federal and nonfederal police officers in the Washington metropolitan area, causing recruitment and retention problems; and (2)...
Options for Conducting a Federal Pay Equity Study
127000: May 22, 1985
No summary is currently available...
Military and Federal Civilian Disposable Income Comparisons Using January 1985 Pay Rates
NSIAD-85-58: Published: Mar 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated certain information that it provided in an earlier report on military and federal civilian disposable income comparisons.GAO provided information using January 1985 pay rates, although the update did not reflect the administration's requests for a 3-percent military pay raise and a 5-percent cut in civil service pay. Disposable income estimates rest...
The Cost of a Federal Employee: An Input to Economic Analysis
127083: Jan 1, 1985
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 20, Issue 2, Spring 1985, discussed the factors that should be considered in calculating how much a federal employee costs. The Office of Management and Budget issues guidance for making cost comparisons between government production or services and commercial firms. Computing the cost of federal personnel requires identifying the basic salary l...
Distribution of Male and Female Employees in Four Federal Classification Systems
GGD-85-20: Published: Nov 27, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1984.
GAO presented data on the number and percent of male and female employees in the General Schedule (GS), the Federal Wage system (FWS), the classification used for foreign service professionals at the Department of State, and the system for classifying certain Veterans Administration medical professionals.GAO noted that each of the occupational groups and families in the GS and FWS systems contains...
Description of Selected Systems for Classifying Federal Civilian Positions and Personnel
GGD-84-90: Published: Jul 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO studied the principal systems for classifying Federal civilian personnel to provide background information for evaluating sex bias in Federal classification systems. In this initial study, GAO specifically examined General Schedule (GS) positions, Federal Wage System (FWS) positions, Foreign Service professionals, and Veterans Administration (VA) profess...
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 63, June 1984
125550: Jun 1, 1984
GAO published its monthly digest of Comptroller General decisions for the period April through June 1984, which is found in Volume 63, pages 391 to 464...
Proposed Changes to the Merit Pay System as Described in the Civil Service Amendments of 1984, H.R. 5066, and The Merit Pay Improvement Act, H.R. 5401
123991: Apr 26, 1984
GAO discussed two bills that would revise the current merit pay system. Both bills would: (1) eliminate the merit pay pool concept; (2) require that merit pay employees receive uniform step increases for specific performance levels; (3) guarantee full annual salary increases to all employees rated at least fully successful; (4) require that agencies pay a performance award to all employees rated i...
Federal White-Collar Special Rate Program
GGD-84-54: Published: Mar 30, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the special rate program for federal white-collar positions.Presently, about 2.6 percent of the federal white-collar work force under the General Schedule pay system are authorized rates of pay higher than the statutory pay rates. Although the number of positions with special rates increased from about 8,000 in fiscal year (FY) 1977 to 34,000 i...