Civilian employees (21 - 30 of 81 items)
Federal Personnel: Observations on the Navy's Managing to Payroll Program
GGD-90-47: Published: Mar 27, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's implementation of the Managing To Payroll (MTP) program for managing its civilian personnel budget.GAO found that: (1) overall, the MTP program provided better information for use in managing its civilian payroll and personnel budget; (2) Navy managers generally believed that MTP improved their awareness of payroll costs by increasing ac...
Legislative Proposals to Establish Professional Acquisition Corps
T-NSIAD-90-27: Published: Mar 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1990.
GAO discussed a legislative proposal to create a professional acquisition work force and corps within each military service. GAO noted that: (1) it supported the goal of developing a professional acquisition work force; (2) it had previously identified desirable characteristics of such a work force, including early entry into the profession, intensive training, a career path with incentives, and t...
Army Reservists: Peacetime Screening to Identify Key Civilian Employees Is Inadequate
NSIAD-90-56: Published: Feb 12, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1990.
GAO reviewed the Army's peacetime screening process to determine whether it effectively identified reservists with civilian occupations that would be critical to private-sector operations during a war effort.GAO found that: (1) the Army did not properly screen reservists who held critical positions in the private sector; (2) many civilian employers were not aware of their opportunity to plan for t...
Military Exchanges: Consolidation of Exchange Service Distribution Facilities in Waco, Texas
NSIAD-88-82BR: Published: Jan 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's (AAFES) decision to consolidate its San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas, warehousing distribution services in Waco, Texas.GAO found that AAFES: (1) ranked the Waco site as the most favorable of the nine locations it considered in the site selection analysis; (2) notified employees at both distribution cent...
Senior Executive Service: Implementation of the Navy's Program To Rotate Career SES Members
GGD-88-4: Published: Oct 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated the Navy's implementation of its Senior Executive Service (SES) rotation program.GAO found that the: (1) program requires the Navy to rotate SES employees after they have held a position for 5 years; (2) Navy granted 30 permanent exemptions and 10 temporary waivers from mandatory rotation in view of unique skills, program needs, or personal cir...
Blue-Collar Workers: Appraisal Systems Are in Place, But Basic Refinements Are Needed
GGD-87-72: Published: Jun 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1987.
GAO evaluated how the Air Force, the Army, the Navy, and the Veterans Administration (VA) have implemented performance appraisal systems for federal wage system, or blue-collar, employees.GAO reviewed 84 performance plans applicable to 5,843 employees and found that 54 contained standards that were not clear, did not distinguish among all levels of performance, or were based on uncontrollable exte...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 7
133470: Apr 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of April 1987. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian and military personnel law, and procurement law...
Civilian Personnel Law Manual: Supplement 1986
130724: Jul 1, 1986
This document supplements the Civilian Personnel Law Manual. It contains information concerning federal civilian employees' legal entitlements and reflects GAO decisions issued from January 1, 1985 through December 31, 1985...
Army Regulations Governing Holiday Premimum Pay for Part-Time Civilian Employees
B-198343(MRV): Published: May 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A question arose in connection with the observance of the Labor Day holiday at the Army Commissary, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as it pertained to part-time civilian employees. The Commissary employees are on a Tuesday through Saturday tour of duty and, in order to avoid paying holiday pay to full-time employees, the Army closed the Commissary the Tuesday after Labor Day. The part-time employees were...
Civilian Personnel Law Manual: Supplement 1985
127367: Jun 1, 1985
This document supplements the Second Edition of the Civilian Personnel Law Manual. Information is presented regarding the legal entitlements of federal civilian employees reflected in Comptroller General decisions from January 1, 1984 to December 31, 1984...