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Commercial Activities Panel: Improving the Sourcing Decisions of the Government; Final Report, April 2002
A03209: Apr 30, 2002
The Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (the Act) required that the Comptroller General of the United States convene a panel of experts to study the policies and procedures governing the transfer of commercial activities for the federal government from government personnel to a federal contractor. The Panel held a total of 11 meetings over the period of May 2001...
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...
Federal Law Enforcement: Information on Certain Agencies' Criminal Investigative Personnel and Salary Costs
T-GGD-96-38: Published: Nov 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) the composition and salary costs of certain federal law enforcement personnel; and (2) duplication of effort among federal agencies with criminal investigative authority. GAO noted that: (1) as of March 31, 1995, 33 federal agencies had 65,194 civilian employees covered by law enforcement retirement or special pay; (2) annual salary costs for...
Employees' Travel Claims (DOD)
AIMD-95-171R: Published: Jun 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1995.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) proposed new system for processing employee travel claims, focusing on: (1) the approval of travel disbursements; (2) supporting documentation; (3) post-payment statistical sampling methods; and (4) automated signatures. GAO noted that: (1) DOD planned training for processing employees travel claims should highlight the...
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...
Advance Sheets: Volume 73, Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
OGC-94-28: Published: Jun 1, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1994.
GAO published advance sheets of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of June 1994...
The San Francisco Regional Office, 1954-1987: Interview With Harold J. D'Ambrogia, Kenneth A. Pollock, Richard A. Sheldon, and Charles F. Vincent
OP-20-OH: Published: Sep 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1991.
GAO presented a transcript of an interview with Harold J. D'Ambrogia, Kenneth A. Pollock, Richard A. Sheldon, and Charles F. Vincent, who served as officials in the San Francisco Regional Office during the period between 1954 and 1987, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events ar...
Drug Testing: Action by Certain Agencies When Employees Test Positive for Illegal Drugs
GGD-90-56FS: Published: Apr 6, 1990. Publicly Released: May 10, 1990.
GAO reviewed actions that selected federal agencies took when their employees tested positive for illegal drug use.GAO found that: (1) the Army and Department of Transportation (DOT) offered rehabilitation to employees who tested positive for illegal drug use; (2) the type of disciplinary action taken for the same misconduct varied across and within agencies, from employee dismissal to permanent r...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. IV, No. 12
137828: Sep 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of September 1988. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian and military personnel, procurement, and other related issues...
Civil Agency Aircraft: Agencies' Use of Certain Aircraft to Transport Passengers
GGD-88-92BR: Published: Aug 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding civilian agencies' use of aircraft for passenger transport.GAO reviewed 47 specific aircraft and found that the agencies: (1) used 29 configured aircraft for special-purpose missions and 18 for passenger transportation during a 12-month period; (2) used eight of the passenger aircraft primarily for special-purpose missions and...