Federal employees (81 - 90 of 131 items)
Computer Matches Identify Potential Unemployment Benefit Overpayments
GGD-83-99: Published: Aug 24, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1983.
GAO was asked to determine whether retired Federal civilian and military personnel pensions are being deducted from State unemployment benefits as required by Federal and State law.Through computer matches, GAO identified 604 persons in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland who may have improperly received unemployment payments. Maryland officials advised GAO that none of the persons ma...
Retirement Contribution Requirements for New Federal Employees
122326: Sep 14, 1983
Testimony was given on the effects of temporarily requiring new Federal employees to contribute to both the social security and the civil service retirement systems. GAO has been concerned that the extra contributions would place the Government at a competitive disadvantage in recruiting and retaining employees because they would result in a substantial reduction in take-home pay. Federal employee...
Effect of Requiring New Federal Employees To Be Temporarily Covered by Both Social Security and Civil Service Retirement
OCG-83-1: Published: Aug 31, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1983.
GAO analyzed the potential effects of requiring federal employees hired on or after January 1, 1984, to be temporarily covered by both social security and the civil service retirement system.GAO found that covered employees would be contributing about 14 percent of their salary to these programs, and only a small number would receive any benefits from the civil service system before the new supple...
Federal Employee Demographics and Integration of State Retirement Plans With Social Security
FPCD-83-38: Published: Jul 27, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on social security coverage for Federal civilian employees, including demographic data on employees now covered by the civil service retirement system (CSRS) and an analysis of the approaches used by several States to integrate social security into their staff retirement plans for general employees. GAO also reviewed the Tennessee Vall...
Most Civil Service Disability Retirement Claims Are Decided Fairly, but Improvements Can Be Made
FPCD-83-1: Published: Apr 13, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) civil service disability retirement program to determine whether OPM has been consistent in applying its eligibility criteria and to assess the reasons for the increase in the number of OPM claims decisions that have been reversed by the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB).Although GAO estimated that...
[Query Concerning President Reagan's State Pension]
B-207467: Published: Jan 18, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Special Pay and Benefits Granted to Select Groups of General Schedule Employees
FPCD-82-47: Published: Sep 29, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO identified special pay or benefits which Congress has granted to air traffic controllers and other groups of Federal employees.The major special pay and benefits granted to select General Schedule employees are: (1) higher minimum rates of pay for certain occupations where private industry rates are substantially above the statutory Federal pay rates and...
A Consumer Price Index for Retirees and Alternatives for Controlling Indexing
118138: Apr 20, 1982
It has been suggested that a separate price index, constructed for retirees and used in lieu of the existing Consumer Price Index (CPI) as the basis for adjusting benefits under various Federal retirement programs, would be more equitable for retirees. GAO constructed such an alternative CPI, reweighting the expenditure and geographic data to reflect the consumption patterns and geographic distrib...
Equity and Effectiveness of AAFES Personnel Policies: Issues and Concerns
FPCD-81-53: Published: Jul 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1981.
GAO reviewed certain Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) personnel policies and procedures applicable to Universal Annual (UA) employees to identify ways in which AAFES can more equitably or effectively manage its UA work force.Several areas were noted where increased management attention could benefit AAFES and could provide more effective use of nonappropriated funds. GAO specifically id...
Cost of Increased Retirement Benefits for Panama Canal Employees
FPCD-81-42: Published: May 6, 1981. Publicly Released: May 28, 1981.
GAO was asked to provide information on the appropriateness of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) cost determination as related to the increased retirement benefits granted to Panama Canal employees by legislation implementing the Panama Canal Treaty. In a previous report, GAO expressed concern that, unless OPM charged the Panama Canal Commission on a basis which considered future pay and co...