Civil service (61 - 70 of 127 items)
Progress Report on Federal Executive Development Programs
GGD-84-92: Published: Aug 15, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed executive development programs for Senior Executive Service (SES) members, focusing on: (1) how the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is fulfilling its program oversight responsibilities; and (2) how agencies are carrying out executive development programs.GAO found that OPM and the agencies that were evaluated have established and are operating...
Description of Selected Systems for Classifying Federal Civilian Positions and Personnel
GGD-84-90: Published: Jul 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO studied the principal systems for classifying Federal civilian personnel to provide background information for evaluating sex bias in Federal classification systems. In this initial study, GAO specifically examined General Schedule (GS) positions, Federal Wage System (FWS) positions, Foreign Service professionals, and Veterans Administration (VA) profess...
GAO Request for Additional SES Positions
126106: Apr 26, 1984
Testimony was given concerning a GAO request for additional Senior Executive Service (SES) positions and an increase in its authority to hire experts and consultants for periods not in excess of 3 years. GAO is requesting an additional 19 SES positions because, in some cases, its current management is insufficient to effectively manage the scope and complexity of GAO work. In the automatic data pr...
Civil Service Reform Act: Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1983
GGD-84-29: Published: Apr 25, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1984.
Pursuant to legislative requirements, GAO reported on the activities of the Office of Personnel Management, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the Federal Labor Relations Authority.GAO noted that it has issued a number of separate reports on the significant activities of the three offices. GAO listed and described: (1) the reports issued in fiscal year 1983 on the actions of the three offices...
Federal White-Collar Special Rate Program
GGD-84-54: Published: Mar 30, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the special rate program for federal white-collar positions.Presently, about 2.6 percent of the federal white-collar work force under the General Schedule pay system are authorized rates of pay higher than the statutory pay rates. Although the number of positions with special rates increased from about 8,000 in fiscal year (FY) 1977 to 34,000 i...
Review of a Civil Service Commission Draft Bill To Amend Title 5 of the United States Code To Provide for the Retention of Grade and Pay for Certain Employees
B-101071(RLR): Published: Aug 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1984.
No summary is currently available...
Inclusion of Night Differential Pay in Establishing Rates of Basic Pay for Positions Converted from Wage Board to General Schedule
B-186977: Published: Nov 8, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1984.
No summary is currently available...
Testimony of the Comptroller General on the Impact of the Senior Executive Service
GGD-84-32: Published: Dec 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO transmitted its detailed statement, which had been presented on November 7, 1983, on the results of its review of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and accompanying statistical data. The SES program was designed to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and responsiveness of government operations and to: (1) hold executives accountable for government op...
Reassignment of Senior Executive Service Members at the Department of the Interior
GGD-84-19: Published: Nov 4, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the reassignments of Senior Executive Service (SES) members under the Department of the Interior's Career Enhancement Program, focusing on the stated reasons for the reassignments in light of allegations that they were used to punish or isolate career executives who had been most effective in administering programs to which the administration wa...
Survey of Appeal and Grievance Systems Available to Federal Employees
GGD-84-17: Published: Oct 20, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the various appeal and grievance systems available to Federal employees, including: (1) whether consolidation of existing systems would save time and money; (2) whether some systems are more effective than others; and (3) how employees perceive their rights under different systems.GAO found no strong evidence that consolidating existing systems...