Federal employees (51 - 60 of 452 items)
[Comments on Whether a Federal Employee Can Use Government Resources To Support Reserve Activities]
B-277678: Published: Jan 4, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1999.
GAO provided information on whether a federal employee on official duty, who is also a member of the National Guard or the armed forces Reserves, may conduct, and use agency office equipment to support, Guard or Reserve business. GAO held that: (1) agencies may permit their employees to use a limited amount of official time and agency resources to support the Guard or Reserves; (2) employees who a...
Army Industrial Facilities: Workforce Requirements and Related Issues Affecting Depots and Arsenals
NSIAD-99-31: Published: Nov 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Army's basis for personnel reductions planned at its depots during fiscal years 1998-1999; (2) the Army's progress in developing an automated system for making maintenance depot staffing decisions based on workload estimates; (3) factors that may impact the Army's ability to improve the cost-effectiveness of its maintenance depot's program...
Core Competencies for Accountants in the Federal Government (Exposure Draft)
JFMIP-ET-98-6: Published: Nov 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1998.
GAO provided information on establishing core competencies for accountants who work in the federal government. This document defines the context for financial management core competencies which constitute accounting professionals' primary professional knowledge and skills...
Human Resources and Payroll Systems Requirements (Exposure Draft)
JFMIP-SR-98-5: Published: Nov 5, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1998.
GAO published a functional requirements document for human resource and payroll systems for U.S. civilian personnel. This document concerns human resources and payroll financial systems analysts, system accountants, and others who design, develop, implement, operate, and maintain financial management systems...
Forest Service: Information on Law Enforcement Activities
T-RCED-98-201: Published: Jun 23, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1998.
GAO discussed law enforcement activities in the Forest Service, focusing on the: (1) number of employees involved in law enforcement activities; (2) costs associated with these activities; (3) interaction between the Forest Service and other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; (4) number and types of crimes committed on national forest lands; and (5) number of complaints against th...
[Comments on Whether D.C. Authority Complied With Applicable Regulations in Paying Its Staff]
B-279095.2: Published: Jun 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on whether the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority has complied with the limitation provided in section 102 of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act of 1995 in paying its staff. GAO held that: (1) for some or all of the period in question, the Authority has pai...
Customs Service: Process for Estimating and Allocating Inspectional Personnel
GGD-98-107: Published: Apr 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected aspects of the Custom Service's drug enforcement operations, focusing on: (1) how Customs assesses its needs for inspectional personnel and allocates such resources to commercial cargo ports of entry; (2) whether Customs received all the additional inspectional personnel its assessments indicated it needed and, if not, why it did not recei...
Social Security Administration: Information on Monitoring 800 Number Telephone Calls
HEHS-98-56R: Published: Dec 8, 1997. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) teleservice monitoring operations, focusing on: (1) requirements by laws and regulations regarding proper telephone monitoring practices; (2) best practices in telephone monitoring; and (3) SSA's adherence to laws and regulations regarding proper telephone monitoring practices.GAO noted that: (1) under the...
PDUFA: Information About Reauthorization
HEHS-97-190R: Published: Jul 21, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO responded to questions about the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) carry-over account and its implications regarding reduction in force (RIF) notices should the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) not be reauthorized.GAO noted that: (1) if PDUFA were not reauthorized, FDA staff would be subject to RIF, and that, according to regulations promulgated by...
Federal Law Enforcement: Investigative Personnel and Authority for Selected Organizations Not Covered by Law Enforcement Retirement
GGD-97-127R: Published: Jul 23, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO surveyed several federal law enforcement police organizations to determine: (1) the types of violations these federal organizations investigate; (2) the authorities under which these organizations investigate suspected federal criminal law violations, execute such warrants, make arrests, and/or carry firearms; (3) the number of investigative personnel in th...