Personnel management (51 - 60 of 129 items)
Law Enforcement: Recruitment, Retention, and Compensation of Support Staff
GGD-90-60: Published: May 22, 1990. Publicly Released: May 22, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO supplemented the National Advisory Commission on Law Enforcement's (NACLE) study of federal law enforcement personnel issues, focusing on the difficulties federal law enforcement agencies experienced in attracting and retaining qualified support staff.GAO found that: (1) federal law enforcement managers and recruiters did not routinely maintain data identif...
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...
Issues to Consider in Consolidating the Library Police Force With the Capitol Police Force
T-AFMD-90-13: Published: Mar 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1990.
GAO discussed the possible consolidation of the Library of Congress Police Force with the Capitol Police Force and noted that there were four issues that needed to be addressed before consolidation took place, including the Library's authority to protect itself, union representation for Library police, compensation and benefits, and Library police training. GAO found that: (1) the Librarian of Con...
Capitol Police Pay and Personnel Systems: Dual Systems Create Differences
T-AFMD-90-12: Published: Mar 23, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1990.
GAO discussed the House of Representatives' and Senate's split administration of Capitol Police Force personnel matters. GAO noted that: (1) Force members on the House payroll could retire at a reduced annuity after 25 years of service, while the Senate required its Force members to complete 30 years of service; (2) proposed legislation sought to make the Capitol Police retirement requirements mor...
State Department: Minorities and Women Are Underrepresented in the Foreign Service
NSIAD-89-146: Published: Jun 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Foreign Service's merit personnel system, focusing on recruitment, appointment, assignment, and promotion of minorities and women.GAO found that: (1) minorities and women were underrepresented in the Foreign Service work force when matched against comparable civilian labor force statistics; (2) the Department of State increased minority repre...
Ethics: The Department of Justice's Ethics Program
GGD-88-112BR: Published: Jul 19, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Ethics Program to determine whether the program complied with statutory requirements and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations.GAO found that: (1) although the program generally complied with Ethics in Government Act of 1978 requirements, DOJ did not periodically evaluate it or provide training for al...
Senior Executive Service: The Extent to Which SES Members Have Used the Sabbatical Program
GGD-88-90: Published: Aug 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) sabbatical program for Senior Executive Service (SES) members to determine: (1) the costs of sabbaticals; (2) the positions to which SES members returned after their sabbaticals; (3) whether participants remained in federal service for at least 2 consecutive years after completing their sabbaticals, as req...
Federal Workforce: Overtime Pay Practices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
GGD-88-94: Published: Jun 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the use of overtime pay at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to determine the: (1) amount of money FBI spent on overtime over the last 10 years, including administratively uncontrollable overtime (AUO) paid to special agents; (2) types and adequacy of documentation for overtime use; (3) possible use of overtime as a salary supplement; (4...
Senior Executive Service: Reasons the Candidate Development Program Has Not Produced More SES Appointees
GGD-88-47: Published: Apr 20, 1988. Publicly Released: May 24, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined why federal agencies did not more frequently use the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Candidate Development Program (CDP) when making Senior Executive Service (SES) appointments, focusing on the: (1) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); (2) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); (3) Department of Agriculture (USDA); (4) Department o...
Fair Labor Standards Act: Selected Administrative Issues
HRD-88-48FS: Published: Feb 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding the Employment Standards Administration's (ESA) Wage and Hour Division's enforcement of the Fair Labor Standards Act, focusing on its: (1) methods for compliance officer training and performance evaluation; (2) full-time-equivalent staff-year ceiling and staffing levels for fiscal years (FY) 1981 through 1987; and (3) deposits...