Compensation (1 - 10 of 26 items) in Custom Date Range
Indian Issues: Spokane Tribe's Additional Compensation Claim for the Grand Coulee Dam
GAO-04-125T: Published: Oct 2, 2003. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 2003.
The Grand Coulee Dam was constructed on the Columbia River in northeastern Washington State from 1933 to 1942. The reservoir behind the dam covers land on the Colville Reservation along the Columbia River and land on the adjacent Spokane Reservation along both the Columbia and Spokane rivers. Under a 1940 act, the federal government paid $63,000 and $4,700 to the Colville and Spokane tribes, respe...
Health Care: Information on Foreign Nurses Working in the United States Under Temporary Work Visas
HRD-90-10: Published: Nov 21, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO studied the nursing industry and how it was affected by the temporary and permanent foreign nursing supply.GAO found that: (1) nurses' average salaries were generally lower than those for individuals in jobs requiring similar education and training; (2) the shortage of registered nurses negatively affected their work environment; (3) about 400,000, or 20 pe...
[Comment on S. 1518]
B-220343: Published: Nov 5, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO presented: (1) views on the provisions of S. 1518; (2) recommendations for possible committee action; and (3) an assessment of possible paperwork and regulatory burdens which might result from the bill's passage. The bill: (1) provides for cost efficiency in the shipment of U.S. cargos; (2) establishes the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway Advisory Coun...
Comments on Proposed Regulations Which Would Implement the Backpay Act
B-197792(MRV): Published: Apr 1, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A review was made of proposed regulations which would implement the Back Pay Act, as amended by the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. One significant change in the regulations would result in the burden of proof lying with the employing agency rather than the employee in cases where compensation was denied, withdrawn, or reduced due to an unjustified or unwarranted personnel action. GAO has no obj...
Observations on Overtime, Sunday, and Holiday Compensation for the U.S. Customs Service, Immigration and Naturalization Service, and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Inspectors
GGD-85-5: Published: Oct 16, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1984.
GAO discussed the proposed legislation designed to change the current compensation policy affecting inspectors of the Department of Treasury's U.S. Customs Service, the Department of Justice's Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Inspectors are compensated differently from other federal employees for overtime, Sunda...
123796: Jan 1, 1984
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 1, Winter 1984, describes proposed legislation which would: (1) establish uniform single financial audit requirements for recipients of Federal aid; (2) provide for a plan to test new procurement methods and procedures; (3) authorize heads of agencies to contract with law firms for the litigation of Government debt; (4) require Federal...
Information on Federally Owned Submarginal Land in Oklahoma Set Aside for Use by the Cherokee Tribe of Oklahoma
B-147652,B-147655: Published: Feb 2, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Comments on Draft Bill To Amend United States Code to Provide for Retained Rates of Pay Benefits for Certain Employees and for Other Purposes
B-188600(DLG): Published: Apr 4, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
House Bill 3475: Tax Law Simplification and Improvement Act of 1983
122044: Jul 25, 1983
Testimony was given concerning provisions of H.R. 3475 which pertain to estimated tax penalties assessed on individual taxpayers and the repeal of alcohol stamp requirements. Individuals are required to make payments totaling at least 80 percent of their estimated tax in quarterly payments for income that is not subject to withholding. A significant number of taxpayers incur penalties for not maki...
121772: Jun 30, 1983
GAO discussed H.R. 3233 and its recently issued report concerning the administration of the Criminal Justice Act. GAO had reported that the 10 Federal district courts it reviewed often administered the act differently, especially when: (1) selecting private court-appointed attorneys; (2) controlling and accounting for funds; and (3) determining defendants' liability for legal costs. GAO noted that...