Compensation (31 - 40 of 65 items)
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...
Proposals for More Effective Military Manpower Policies
114552: Mar 10, 1981
GAO has recommended conversion to a salary system whereby all service personnel would be paid in cash and distributions based on dependents, marital status, or in-kind benefits would disappear. The present military compensation package consists of basic pay and quarters and subsistence allowances. Since subsistence, quarters, and housing allowances are not subject to Federal income or social secur...
Preliminary Analysis of Military Compensation Systems in the United States and Five Other Countries
FPCD-81-21: Published: Dec 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1980.
A preliminary analysis was undertaken by GAO of the military compensation systems of the United States and five other countries. Specifically, GAO reviewed the contrasts and similarities among the systems and identified foreign pay policies or practices which offered the potential for use by the United States in countering All-Volunteer Force manpower problems.In its review, GAO found that the mil...
Claim for Additional Compensation
B-198172(MRV): Published: Oct 8, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 8, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Recruiting Management in the United States Army Recruiting Command
FPCD-80-61: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
GAO reviewed recruiting management in the U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC). The audit was conducted at USAREC headquarters and Midwest Region Recruiting Command, and the Army Recruiting Districts. GAO reviewed pertinent records, interviewed management and recruiting officials, and observed the organizational structure.The Army recently completed the most massive investigation of recruiter mal...
Placing Subcontractor's Name on Debarred Bidders' List for Violations of Davis-Bacon Act
B-193475: Published: Dec 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1978.
The Army awarded two contracts, both over $2,000, for repair work at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. It was determined that the subcontractor deliberately paid subminimum wage rates to some of its employees, in violation of federal law, and submitted incorrect certified payrolls designed to simulate compliance with labor standards requirements. The contractor failed to respond to several government co...
Review of the Job Enrichment Program at Ogden Air Logistics Center
FPCD-78-77: Published: Sep 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1978.
The job enrichment program at the Ogden Air Logistics Center, Utah, was initiated in January 1974 under contract to Herzberg and Associates to increase workforce productivity by restructuring jobs to provide workers with increased accountability, responsibility, communication, and feedback on the acceptability of their performance. The program was also designed to increase job satisfaction and qua...
Department of Defense Pay Practices for German Nationals Should Be Changed
FPCD-77-86: Published: Dec 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1977.
The Army and the Air Force employ over 67,000 German nationals at an annual cost of over $670 million. The Department of Defense's (DOD's) employment system in Germany is based on multilateral and bilateral agreements and years of precedent and tradition. Although its personnel policies there generally appear in line with prevailing private practices, some aspects of compensation setting and admin...
The Air Force's Decision Not to Permit Overseas Travel of a Dependent Wife
HRD-78-5: Published: Oct 7, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1977.
The Air Force decided not to permit Mrs. Gladys Carroll to accompany her husband to Camp New Amsterdam in the Netherlands, because she has multiple sclerosis and the necessary medical treatment capability is not available at the facility.Data on dependents with multiple sclerosis who have accompanied service members to Camp New Amsterdam in the past 5 years are either unavailable or difficult and...
NAVSEA Policies and Practices Used To Manage Personnel Involved in Data Processing Activities
FPCD-77-73: Published: Aug 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1977.
GAO reviewed the policies and practices used by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to manage personnel involved in automatic data processing (ADP) activities. The review concentrated on the NAVSEA determination of the number and composition of staff needed to design, maintain, and operate the management information system for naval shipyards.GAO found that: (1) differences in staff size and co...