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Federal Downsizing: The President's Fiscal Year 1996 Budget and Its Compliance with the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act of 1994
T-GGD-95-105: Published: Mar 30, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1995.
GAO discussed the President's fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget proposal, focusing on its compliance with the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act of 1994. GAO noted that: (1) the act requires the government to cut its workforce to 272,900 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions by 1999; (2) FTE targets were met in FY 1994 and will likely be met in FY 1995; (3) the Administration proposes eliminating 173,3...
Workforce Reductions: Downsizing Strategies Used in Selected Organizations
GGD-95-54: Published: Mar 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1995.
GAO provided information on how 17 private companies, 5 states, and 3 foreign governments planned for and carried out downsizings, focusing on successful strategies and approaches that may help federal agencies to implement federal employment reductions mandated by the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act.GAO found that: (1) while private companies base downsizing decisions on corporate restructuri...
The Public Service: Issues Confronting the Federal Civilian Workforce
GGD-94-157: Published: Aug 25, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) efforts to improve federal human resource management and the status of key open recommendations made to Congress, OPM, and other agencies.GAO found that: (1) since 1991, OPM has made significant improvements in federal human resource management; (2) in response to the 1991 recommendations, OPM provided g...
Buyouts at the Department of Education
GGD-94-197R: Published: Aug 17, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Education's implementation of voluntary separation incentives, or buyouts, focusing on whether the buyouts met the requirements and purpose of the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act of 1994. GAO noted that: (1) Education's use of buyouts during April and May 1994 complied with the act and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) gui...
Federal Personnel: Employment Policy Challenges Created By an Aging Workforce
GGD-93-138: Published: Sep 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1993.
GAO provided information on work-force aging, focusing on federal government and private-sector employers' efforts to address older-worker issues.GAO found that: (1) the federal government and private-sector employers could face difficulties in meeting their future employment needs because the large aging baby boom generation is approaching retirement eligibility and the next generation of workers...
Information on Black Employment at INS
GGD-93-44R: Published: May 17, 1993. Publicly Released: May 17, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compiled data on the number, occupations, and grades of black employees in the Department of Justice's Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). GAO noted that: (1) in September 1992, 12 percent of all employees at INS were black; (2) INS had 16,132 full time permanent employees in grades 1 through 15 and 1,915 were black; (3) 26 percent of INS full-tim...
Health and Human Services: Update on Hispanic Representation in HHS Region VIII
GGD-93-47FS: Published: Dec 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO presented information on the representation of Hispanics in the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) region VIII.GAO found that: (1) the region's employment of Hispanics exceeded the Hispanic representation in the Rocky Mountain civilian labor force (CLF) in 1991; (2) in September 1991, the region's Hispanic representation was 11.5 percent, exclud...
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...
The Changing Workforce: Demographic Issues Facing Employers
T-GGD-92-61: Published: Jul 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1992.
GAO discussed demographic estimates of and employers' responses to changes in the federal and nonfederal sector labor force. GAO noted that: (1) the number of women participating in the labor force has increased to 57 million, and employers are offering child and elder care assistance, flexible work schedules, flexible benefits, and parental leave benefits; (2) minority involvement in the work for...
Defense Force Management: Limited Baseline for Monitoring Civilian Force Reductions
NSIAD-92-42: Published: Feb 5, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) 5-Year Civilian Employment Master Plan, focusing on: (1) plan accuracy and completeness; (2) whether the plan provided a baseline for monitoring force reductions; and (3) whether DOD issued force reduction guidance in response to a congressional mandate.GAO found that: (1) the 5-year DOD plan provides a limited bas...