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Human Capital: Critical Skills and Competency Assessments Should Help Guide DOD Civilian Workforce Decisions
GAO-13-188: Published: Jan 17, 2013. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 2013.
In fiscal year 2012, the Navy and the Air Force met their adjusted civilian workforce cap targets, but the Army did not. The Department of Defense (DOD) estimated the civilian workforce cap saved the department $2.2 billion in fiscal year 2012 and would save a total of $11.5 billion through 2016. At the time the cap was extended to the services, each was executing its fiscal year 2011 budgets with...
Contingency Contract Management: DOD Needs to Develop and Finalize Background Screening and Other Standards for Private Security Contractors
GAO-09-351: Published: Jul 31, 2009. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2009.
Currently in Iraq, there are thousands of private security contractor (PSC) personnel supporting DOD and State, many of whom are foreign nationals. Congressional concerns about the selection, training, equipping, and conduct of personnel performing private security functions in Iraq are reflected in a provision in the fiscal year 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that directs DOD to d...
Military Operations: Background Screenings of Contractor Employees Supporting Deployed Forces May Lack Critical Information, but U.S. Forces Take Steps to Mitigate the Risk Contractors May Pose
GAO-06-999R: Published: Sep 22, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 2006.
The U.S. military has long relied on contractors to provide a variety of goods and services to U.S. forces around the world, including those located in Iraq and Afghanistan. These services range from maintaining advanced weapon systems and setting up and operating communications networks to providing gate and perimeter security, interpreting foreign languages, preparing meals and doing laundry for...
DFARS Cost Principles Revisions
NSIAD-93-246R: Published: Aug 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated substantive changes to the Department of Defense's (DOD) regulations concerning allowable costs on certain DOD contracts. GAO noted that: (1) legislation permits waiver of foreign national severance pay restrictions under certain conditions and the interim Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is consistent with the legislati...
FAR Cost Principles Revisions
NSIAD-93-132R: Published: Feb 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed changes to the Department of Defense's (DOD) regulations concerning allowable costs on certain defense contracts. GAO noted that: (1) the new regulation provides that the head of an agency may waive the prohibitions on severance pay to foreign nationals when such payments are required by the host country's laws or a collective bargaining agreemen...
Severance Pay: DOD Not Exempt From Paying Benefits to Greek Employees
NSIAD-91-223: Published: Jul 22, 1991. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) analyzed whether section 311 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991, which prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD) from making severance payments if termination of employment results from the host government's request to close or curtail activities at a U.S. base, applied to the closure of two military bases in Greec...
Severance Pay for Greek Local Nationals Employed by the Department of Defense
T-NSIAD-91-28: Published: Apr 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1991.
GAO discussed the issue of severance pay for Greek employees at two closed U.S. military facilities in Greece. GAO noted that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of State determined that severance-pay provisions did not apply to the closures, since the United States decided to close the two bases; (2) in the future, Congress could prohibit the DOD from using any appropriations...
Army Maintenance: Use of German Civilians and U.S. Reservists in Europe for General Support Maintenance
NSIAD-90-22: Published: Dec 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Dec 28, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Army's utilization of German civilians and Army reservists in Europe for general support and maintenance operations.GAO found that: (1) the Army authorized the employment of 660 German civilians to support maintenance for U.S. forces in Europe and for potential mobilization as a maintenance battalion during wartime; (2) only 400 German civilians were currently in U.S. support main...
DOD Civilians in Europe: Information on Increases Between Fiscal 1982 and 1986
NSIAD-87-155BR: Published: Jun 24, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the growth in the number of civilian personnel working for the Department of Defense (DOD) in Europe since 1982, specifically the: (1) types of positions that increased and the reasons for the increases; (2) the cost of DOD civilian personnel in Europe and the workyears they expended; and (3) DOD initiatives for contracting for se...
Contractors' Use of Foreign Labor on Federal Contracts
PLRD-82-23: Published: Dec 16, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1981.
GAO responded to concerns about the Navy's use of small business contractors who allegedly employ foreign labor in the performance of Government contracts outside the United States.After reviewing pertinent laws, GAO concluded that none of the Navy procurements mentioned in constituent complaints violated these statutes. The Walsh-Healey Act is limited to supply contracts and would not prevent a c...