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[Comments on USDA Employee's Claim for Dependent Relocation Expenses]
B-259721: Published: May 25, 1995. Publicly Released: May 25, 1995.
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Employees' Travel Claims (USIA)
AIMD-95-138R: Published: May 19, 1995. Publicly Released: May 19, 1995.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO reviewed whether the U.S. Information Agency's (USIA) proposed travel claims processing system conforms with the requirements of the GAO Policy and Procedures Manual. GAO noted that: (1) certifying officials will have sufficient support to routinely approve and certify travel vouchers without documentation and to ensure that electronic signatures are sufficient t...
Sunday Premium Pay: Millions of Dollars in Sunday Premium Pay Are Paid to Employees on Leave
GGD-95-144: Published: May 19, 1995. Publicly Released: May 19, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed federal agencies' payment of premium pay to employees on leave, focusing on: (1) the agencies that paid the most Sunday premium pay; (2) the total amounts of Sunday premium pay paid to employees on leave; (3) whether employees at selected agencies increased their leave usage after the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued premium pay guidan...
Withholding Precedence (USDA)
AIMD-95-142R: Published: May 17, 1995. Publicly Released: May 17, 1995.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO provided information on the order of withholding precedence for deductions from federal employees' wages, focusing on the: (1) conflict between Title 6 requirements and the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) regulations; and (2) requirement that federal agencies comply with garnishment orders for commercial debts. GAO noted that OPM regulations: (1) take prec...
Federal Affirmative Employment: Progress of Women and Minority Criminal Investigators at Selected Agencies
GGD-95-85: Published: Apr 25, 1995. Publicly Released: May 5, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the representation of women and minorities at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPS), focusing on: (1) whether improvement has been made in the representation of women and minorities in the criminal investigator occup...
Federal Quality Management: Strategies for Involving Employees
GGD-95-79: Published: Apr 18, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1995.
GAO reviewed quality management (QM) implementation at federal agencies, focusing on the human resource management (HRM) approaches used by 10 federal agencies recognized for their QM efforts.GAO found that: (1) the agencies have spent significantly more money on employee training and have used in-house training for at least part of their training efforts; (2) in-house training has resulted in red...
Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime
GGD-95-129R: Published: Apr 14, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the management of administratively uncontrollable overtime (AUO) in the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and National Park Service, focusing on: (1) whether the agencies' AUO programs were being administered according to government criteria; (2) whether agency employees were abusing their AUO programs; and (3) how much the...
Department of Justice: Office of Professional Responsibility's Case-Handling Procedures
OSI-95-8: Published: Mar 31, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR), focusing on: (1) whether prior GAO recommendations on OPR had been implemented; and (2) OPR handling of referrals.GAO found that: (1) in response to GAO recommendations, OPR has established new standards for investigating and documenting cases and for case file reviews to iden...
Workforce Reductions: Downsizing Strategies Used in Selected Organizations
GGD-95-54: Published: Mar 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1995.
GAO provided information on how 17 private companies, 5 states, and 3 foreign governments planned for and carried out downsizings, focusing on successful strategies and approaches that may help federal agencies to implement federal employment reductions mandated by the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act.GAO found that: (1) while private companies base downsizing decisions on corporate restructuri...