Personnel management (31 - 40 of 129 items)
Alternative Work Schedules: Many Agencies Do Not Allow Employees the Full Flexibility Permitted by Law
GGD-94-55: Published: Mar 29, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1994.
GAO reviewed selected federal agencies' authorization of alternative work schedules (AWS) for their employees, focusing on the reasons AWS are not more readily available to federal employees.GAO found that: (1) authorizing legislation permits but does not require federal agencies to institute AWS programs; (2) agencies' headquarters promulgate general AWS policies that vary widely and generally do...
Nuclear Security: DOE's Progress on Reducing Its Security Clearance Work Load
RCED-93-183: Published: Aug 12, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Department of Energy's (DOE) efforts to reduce the processing time for security clearances for federal and contractor employees.GAO found that: (1) DOE has decreased its personnel security workload and reinvestigation backlog since 1988; (2) as of June 1993, DOE had reduced its reinvestigation backlog by more than 99 percen...
Information on Black Employment at INS
GGD-93-44R: Published: May 17, 1993. Publicly Released: May 17, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compiled data on the number, occupations, and grades of black employees in the Department of Justice's Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). GAO noted that: (1) in September 1992, 12 percent of all employees at INS were black; (2) INS had 16,132 full time permanent employees in grades 1 through 15 and 1,915 were black; (3) 26 percent of INS full-tim...
EEO Oversight: Report of GAO's Affirmative Action Planning Process
PAB-93-1: Published: Feb 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1993.
GAO reviewed its equal employment opportunity (EEO) activities from 1987 to 1990, focusing on: (1) its strategy for developing affirmative action plans; (2) the implementation of its strategy; (3) the approaches used in the affirmative action plans; and (4) management accountability for implementing affirmative action strategies.GAO found that: (1) the GAO affirmative action plan is not formulated...
Security Clearances: Due Process for Denials and Revocations by Defense, Energy, and State
NSIAD-92-99: Published: May 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the due process practices at the Departments of Defense (DOD), Energy (DOE), and State for individuals that have security clearances denied or revoked, focusing on: (1) the agencies' practices for suspending individuals' security clearances; (2) whether the agencies give individuals access to their investigative records; and (3) whether appeals of...
Prison Expansion: Staffing New Facilities Will Be a Challenge for BOP
GGD-92-75: Published: May 12, 1992. Publicly Released: May 12, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Bureau of Prisons' (BOP) ability to staff an unprecedented number of new and existing correctional facilities, focusing on: (1) BOP difficulties in filling positions; (2) the effectiveness of the BOP practice of filling management positions for future positions; and (3) the effectiveness of BOP training plans for future needs.GAO found that BOP...
Strategies to Improve Communication Between Program and Financial Managers
156238: May 1, 1992
GAO provided information on the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program's May 1992 conference on improving communications between program and financial managers...
Employee Conduct Standards: Some Outside Activities Present Conflict-of-Interest Issues
GGD-92-34: Published: Feb 10, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed possible conflicts of interest when federal employees do similar work both inside and outside of government, focusing on: (1) the extent and characteristics of employees' approved activities outside the federal government; (2) agency regulations and procedures for monitoring outside activities; (3) approved activities that could create the appearan...
Mid-Level Employees Council: Summary of 1990 and 1991 Activities
147590: Apr 1, 1992
The GAO Mid-Level Employees Council presented its annual report for fiscal years (FY) 1990 and 1991. The council addressed a number of issues during both years, including: (1) the GAO pay-for-performance system, quality management quality, and labor relations; (2) GAO monitoring actions consisting of changes to the performance system, diversity, age data, a personnel board oversight study, team aw...
Employee Misconduct: Justice Should Clearly Document Investigative Actions
GGD-92-31: Published: Feb 7, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR), focusing on the: (1) contents of OPR case files; and (2) quality of OPR investigations.GAO found that: (1) OPR investigates allegations of criminal and ethical misconduct against DOJ employees, including such offenses as drug use, assault, improper disc...