Federal employees (41 - 47 of 47 items)
A Look at the Prohibition on Using Commercial Travel Agents
LCD-78-219: Published: Aug 8, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1978.
Federal employees are prohibited by regulation from using travel agents to procure transportation for official purposes. A questionnaire was sent to 20 civilian and 5 military agencies to determine the views of the agencies concerning the use of commercial travel agents.Six civilian and five Department of Defense agencies were opposed to removing the prohibition to commercial travel agents, wherea...
Comments on Draft of GAO Amendments to S. 270
B-40342: Published: Jul 20, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 1978.
No summary is currently available...
Most Agency Programs for Employees with Alcohol-Related Problems Still Ineffective
HRD-77-75: Published: Sep 7, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1977.
In order to provide a comprehensive federal program for prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse, legislation was enacted and, in July 1971, guidelines were issued requiring agencies and departments to develop programs to help employees with alcohol-related problems.Although officials interviewed differed in views of the extent of the problem of alcohol abuse, there was general agreement that it...
Crime in Federal Recreation Areas: A Serious Problem Needing Congressional and Agency Attention
GGD-77-28: Published: Jun 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1977.
To determine how federal agencies were protecting visitors to federal recreation areas, a review was made of the agencies' law enforcement programs. In addition, questionnaires were sent to 1,637 employees of 174 of the most frequently visited national forests, packs, historical sites, etc. Observations of the implementation of the law enforcement programs were carried out at 24 recreation areas.L...
Statutory Appeals Available to Federal Employees
FPCD-77-21: Published: Feb 8, 1977. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1977.
Procedures available to federal employees seeking reconsideration of unfavorable management actions or decisions were surveyed. Discussions were held with officials of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and other federal agencies in the St. Louis area.The statutory appeals process is generally perceived as overcomplicated and in need of change. Each appellate category may involve varying procedura...
Planning, Controlling, and Propriety of Training in Region VIII
FPCD-76-31: Published: Mar 4, 1976. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1976.
GAO reviewed the implementation of employee training provided by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), Region VIII, Denver, Colorado. The review concentrated on authorized training provided by colleges and universities. To determine the propriety of authorized training, GAO considered applicable laws and regulations and reviewed many individual authorizations.Some required traini...