Civilian employees (41 - 50 of 81 items)
Estimated Savings Reported by the Department of Defense
PLRD-82-69: Published: Apr 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1982.
GAO was asked to evaluate the efforts by the Department of Defense (DOD) to achieve maximum economies and efficiences in its operations. Further, GAO was asked to verify the reasonableness and accuracy of the estimated economies and to determine if DOD is adequately tracking its actual savings.GAO found that the reported savings estimates fell into two broad categories: (1) actions planned by the...
DOD's Management of Civilian Personnel Ceilings
FPCD-81-66: Published: Aug 18, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1981.
A review was made to determine how the Department of Defense (DOD) used its authority to exceed its civilian personnel ceilings and how personnel ceilings affected mobilization.DOD has been given congressional authorization to exceed its annual ceiling for civilian personnel by no more than .5 percent of the total authorized end-strength if it is in the national interest to do so. However, this au...
Travel Management Within Federal Government
116005: Jul 30, 1981
Travel, essential to the effective administration of Government programs, has been widely perceived as an area of waste and inefficiency. GAO believes that Federal managers have focused too much attention on the accuracy of travel reimbursements after trips are made and not enough on reviewing the need for the trips. Agency officials do not always require managers to comply with Federal travel pol...
Equity and Effectiveness of AAFES Personnel Policies: Issues and Concerns
FPCD-81-53: Published: Jul 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1981.
GAO reviewed certain Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) personnel policies and procedures applicable to Universal Annual (UA) employees to identify ways in which AAFES can more equitably or effectively manage its UA work force.Several areas were noted where increased management attention could benefit AAFES and could provide more effective use of nonappropriated funds. GAO specifically id...
Views on H.R. 7638
B-196171: Published: Sep 16, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1980.
GAO was asked to comment on proposed legislation which would provide full settlement of an Air Force employee's claim for the expenses incurred incident to his transfer from a civilian position with the Department of the Army to a position with the Department of the Air Force. The claim was disallowed because there was no legal authority for reimbursement to him of the amounts claimed. The claim w...
Views on H.R. 6482
B-196449: Published: Mar 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1980.
A proposed bill would relieve a Government employee of his liability of $1,912.16 to the United States. The liability resulted from an overpayment of a travel advance incident to a permanent change of duty station. GAO disallowed the employee's claim for the total cost of his move and denied a request for waiver of debt for the overpayment since there was no legal authority for either. GAO believe...
Reimbursement of Actual Subsistence Expenses
B-196059(BRP): Published: Dec 18, 1979. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1979.
An Air Force employee claimed that his per diem expenses for a temporary duty assignment were higher than the maximum of $35 a day allowed him. The employee contended that it was impossible to obtain less expensive accommodations and meals than he did. Since the temporary duty involved normal travel with no unusual circumstances, and the area of travel has not been designated as a high rate geogra...
Claim for Payment of Separate Maintenance Allowance
B-188979: Published: Nov 15, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1979.
No summary is currently available...
Moving Air Force Operations From the Washington, D.C., Area Not Cost Effective
LCD-79-326: Published: Aug 30, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1979.
A review of the Air Force's realinement and relocation from the National Capital Region covered the planning process, the rationale and criteria for targeting certain functions, the implementation and status of the plan, and the estimated costs and savings. Cost data compiled by the Air Force and supporting documents were reviewed, and Air Force officials were interviewed. The review was hampered...
Report on the Relocation of Director, Naval Oceanography and Meteorology to Bay St. Louis, MS
B-168700: Published: Dec 28, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1979.
GAO reviewed cost and morale implications of the relocation of the Naval Oceanography and Meteorology Organization from Washington, D.C., to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Approximately $476,000 was required to relocate personnel, equipment, and records, provide temporary space, and construct a new building for the Director, Naval Oceanography and Meteorology. This is basically a headquarters organiz...