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Navy Procedures Used in Awarding a Solicitation at the Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, CA
PLRD-83-15: Published: Nov 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain Navy procedures used to award a solicitation under a contract which will affect family housing maintenance, warehousing and supply operations, and vehicle operation and maintenance functions now being performed by Federal civilian personnel at the Naval Weapons Center (NWC) in China Lake, CA.GAO found that the NWC estimate of the in-house c...
Improving the Credibility and Management of the Federal Work Force Through Better Planning and Budgetary Controls
FPCD-81-54: Published: Jul 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1981.
GAO was asked to address problems associated with workforce planning, including the use of the indirect workforce, personnel ceilings, and the limitations of agency budget data in identifying total workforce costs. In response, GAO conducted a review which covered the period of November 1980 to May 1981. GAO and other reports addressing the use of personnel ceilings and the development and use of...
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...
Entitlement to Reimbursement of Mileage for Attending Labor Contract Negotiations
B-201714(MRV): Published: May 19, 1981. Publicly Released: May 19, 1981.
An advance decision was requested concerning a claim for travel expenses by an employee who was on official time while serving as a representative in a labor negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement. While an official representative at a collecive bargaining negotiation, an employee is entitled to payment from the agency for travel and per diem expenses. This policy was recently reaffirmed...
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...
Contracting for Real Estate Fees Incurred by Federal Agencies
PSAD-79-7: Published: Nov 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1978.
As a matter of practice, Government employees have paid and then have been reimbursed for the real estate agent fees involved in selling their homes when they move at Government expense. Generally, no attempt has been made to obtain competition in contracting for these services.While statistics showing the exact number of civilian Federal employees moving annually were not readily available, it wa...
Possible Savings in Department of Defense Personnel Costs in Italy
FPCD-78-9: Published: Mar 1, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1978.
The Foreign Service Act provided that compensation for foreign national employees will be based on locally prevailing wage rates consistent with the public interest. Under an agreement with the Italian Government, the Department of Defense (DOD) directly employs Italian nationals, establishes pay and fringe benefits, and sets personnel policies with little involvement by the Italian Government.Usi...
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...
Questionable Management Practices at the Facilities Engineer Support Agency, Fort Belvoir
LCD-77-445: Published: Oct 19, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1977.
Alleged mismanagement practices at the Facilities Engineering Support Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, involved: decommissioning of a nuclear power barge, contractor employees, and contract acceptances.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is decommissioning the nuclear power barge Sturgis after it spent more than $1 million to install an emergency core cooling system as alleged. When the system was ins...