Personnel management (61 - 70 of 129 items)
Federal Employee Suggestion Program
T-GGD-88-4: Published: Nov 4, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1987.
GAO discussed the implementation and effectiveness of federal employee suggestion programs, focusing on such programs in the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of State, and the Architect of the Capitol. GAO noted that: (1) the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was responsible for issuing regulations to carry out such programs; (2) 36 agencies reported achieving tangible benefits of about...
[Comments on State Department Employee's Conversion From Foreign Service Schedule to General Schedule]
B-224791: Published: Mar 19, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1987.
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Nuclear Security: DOE's Reinvestigation of Employees Has Not Been Timely
RCED-87-72: Published: Mar 10, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the adequacy of the Department of Energy's (DOE) periodic reinvestigations of employees' security clearances for access to nuclear defense programs.GAO found that DOE: (1) has been unable to meet its goals to reinvestigate security clearances at headquarters and some field offices; (2) may have cleared employees in its work force...
[Comments on Legality of Assigning Schedule C Employees to White House or Another Agency]
B-224033: Published: Jan 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1987.
GAO reviewed the legality of assigning Schedule C employees to the White House or any other agency other than the one to which the employee was originally appointed. GAO found that: (1) legislation prohibits Schedule C employees from working in positions in a competitive service without prior Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approval; (2) employee details are permissable for brief periods when...
Department of Labor: Preventing Conflicts of Interest by Employees Enforcing Labor Union Laws
HRD-87-40BR: Published: Dec 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed changes in the Department of Labor's enforcement activities under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA).GAO identified apparent and potential conflict-of-interest situations in Labor's enforcement activities and problems in Labor's procedures for helping its employees avoid conflict situations when enforcing LMRDA and ti...
[Comments on OPM Reporting Requirement Regarding Agency Part-Time Employment Programs]
B-216021: Published: Nov 18, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined whether the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is required to submit to Congress an annual report on agency part-time programs pursuant to the Employees Part-Time Career Employment Act of 1978. The OPM General Counsel's office stated that the part-time reporting requirement was eliminated when the Congressional Reports Elimination Act of 1980 rep...
Senior Executive Service: Investigating Distinguished Rank Award Nominees
GGD-86-86BR: Published: Jun 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) policy of charging agencies a fee to investigate senior executives agencies nominate for a distinguished rank award under the Presidential Rank Awards Program.GAO noted that up to 6 percent of Senior Executive Service (SES) executives may receive rank awards each year. GAO found that OPM: (1...
Comments on Furloughing Federal Employees on Federal Holidays
B-222836: Published: May 8, 1986. Publicly Released: May 8, 1986.
This document responds to a letter requesting our opinion on the authority of a Federal agency to "furlough" its employees on a Federal holiday. The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the Department of Agriculture has notified its employees that, because of budget cuts. the agency intends to furlough its employees on each of the next three scheduled Federal holidays--Memorial Day, the Fo...
Performance Appraisal Information From Selected Federal Agencies
GGD-86-1: Published: Oct 10, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed performance approval data from the Department of Commerce and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).For Commerce, GAO categorized the data by agency, gender, race, and performance rating. GAO sampled records from each of the four Commerce performance appraisal information systems to verify data accuracy. GAO also analyzed an inte...
Evaluation of Proposals To Alter the Structure of the Senior Executive Service
GGD-86-14: Published: Oct 11, 1985. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined proposals to alter the Senior Executive Service (SES) and reviewed data concerning perceived problems with the program. SES covers executive branch employees who formerly were classified as General Schedule 16, 17, and 18 and political appointees at levels IV and V who do not require Senate confirmation.GAO reviewed proposals for altering the SE...