Compensation (31 - 40 of 47 items)
Federal Judiciary's Court Reporting System
116449: Jun 26, 1981
Many court reporters are taking advantage of the present system for recording and transcribing Federal district court proceedings by overcharging litigants for transcripts; operating private businesses out of space provided by Federal courts; and using substitutes rather than personally providing the services for which they were hired. The system is costly to both the courts and litigants and is p...
Federal Merit Pay: Important Concerns Need Attention
FPCD-81-9: Published: Mar 3, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1981.
The progress made by the federal government in implementing merit pay under the Federal Merit Pay Program was discussed. A review was initiated to determine if agencies will be adequately prepared to make merit pay determinations by October 1981.Many federal agencies may not be prepared by the October deadline to make determinations concerning merit pay as set out in the Civil Service Reform Act o...
Request for Backpay
B-196983: Published: Aug 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1980.
A Federal employee claimed that he was improperly detailed to a higher grade and that his position was misclassified as a lower GS grade during the period of his claim. He claimed backpay for that period. GAO had found no authority to grant the back pay. There is no backpay remedy for an employee whose position is classified at a lower grade than is proper for the duties performed. Although the po...
Views and Comments on H.R. 7086
B-198847: Published: Jul 7, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1980.
GAO commented on a bill to provide that: (1) the authority of the President to submit any alternative plan for pay comparability adjustments be available only if general wage guidelines or controls are in effect; and (2) the overall percentage of any pay adjustment proposed under any such alternative plan be not less than the pay adjustment generally permitted under the general wage guidelines and...
Comments on H.R. 224
B-197290: Published: Mar 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1980.
Legislation has been proposed to provide for equitable waiver in the compromise and collection of Federal claims. GAO believes that the bill should be passed to improve the waiver process. It also recommends that the bill be expanded to allow waiver of overpayments of travel and transportation expenses and allowances and relocation expenses. If Congress should adopt this recommendation, GAO is off...
Comments on a Bill Cited as "Defense Production Act Amendments of 1979"
B-96983: Published: Apr 25, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1979.
If enacted, the purpose of the Defense Production Act Amendments of 1979 is to ensure that Federal procurement decisions will not be influenced by a procurement official's anticipation of private sector employment or other compensation with a Government contractor. Between 1969 and 1973 at least 1,400 high-ranking individuals have left the Department of Defense to accept employment with military c...
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...
S. 1600, A Bill to Amend Title 5 of the United States Code
FPC-77-75: Published: Oct 28, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1977.
No summary is currently available...
Special Early Retirement Policy for Federal Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters
103782: Sep 27, 1977
Federal employees whose primary duties are: (1) investigating, apprehending, or detaining persons suspected or convicted of Federal crimes; or (2) controlling and extinguishing fires or maintaining and using firefighting apparatus and equipment are entitled to special retirement benefits, including earlier retirement and a more generous annuity formula than other Federal employees. About 52,000 em...
Financial Review of the Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation Commission, June 30, 1976
FGMSD-77-13: Published: Aug 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1977.
Problems which were identified in the financial activities of the Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation Commission were relatively minor in fiscal year 1976 because of the Commission's limited operations and fund expenditures. However, as the Commission's program activities, fund disbursements, and staff increase, these minor problems could become major problems. The Commission assists tribal members...