Federal employees (101 - 110 of 131 items)
Civil Service Retirement for Employees of Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities
FPCD-79-69: Published: Jul 12, 1979. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 1979.
Nonappropriated fund instrumentalities (NAFI) personnel meet the general criteria used to define Federal employees but are excluded by law from civil service retirement coverage. H.R. 2660 and H.R. 5181 would have amended the law to permit certain periods of service by NAFI employees in special services recreation and morale programs of the Armed Forces to be included as creditable service under t...
Request by SSA To Monitor Phone Calls From the Public in Teleservice Centers
HRD-79-62: Published: May 1, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1979.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) requested permission from the General Services Administration (GSA) to reactivate the monitoring of incoming public telephone calls to its 31 teleservice centers. The centers assist the public by answering questions on social security matters and by receiving and processing changes in beneficiary status over the telephone. Monitoring took place between 1972...
Interrelationships of Federal and District of Columbia Retirement Systems
109478: May 25, 1979
Congress should end the longstanding pay and fringe benefit interrelationship of Federal and District of Columbia employees that is a result of the fact that Federal employees participate in the D.C. police and firemen's retirement system and most District employees participate in the Federal civil service retirement system. About 1,500 Federal law enforcement personnel of the Park Police and Secr...
Federal Employee Awareness of Benefits Program Content and Value
FPCD-79-53: Published: May 14, 1979. Publicly Released: May 14, 1979.
Based on informal surveys, federal employees substantially underestimate the value of their benefits. The present method of providing general announcements and descriptive brochures aimed at large groups of employees does little to inform individuals about the specific value of their benefits.The disclosure practices of public employee retirement systems at the federal, state, and local level fall...
Implementation of P.L. 95-382--Civil Service Retirement Credit for Japanese-Americans
FPCD-79-39: Published: Mar 28, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1979.
Under a law enacted on September 22, 1978, civil service retirement credit became available to Japanese-Americans who were confined in U.S. internment camps during World War II and later became Federal employees. The law required the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to ensure that all eligible Japanese-Americans be informed of their legal rights. OPM is responsible for assisting eligible emplo...
Need for Overall Policy and Coordinated Management of Federal Retirement Systems (Volumes I & II)
FPCD-78-49: Published: Dec 29, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1979.
At the request of three House committee/subcommittee chairmen, GAO studied the desirability of establishing a mechanism to provide coordinated management of all retirement systems for Federal personnel in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.Federal retirement programs have not received the management attention they deserve. The lack of overall Federal retirement policies has resulted...
Entitlements to Cost of Living Allowances and Retirement Credits for Nonappropriated Fund Employees
FPCD-79-6: Published: Nov 29, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1978.
The entitlement of nonappropriated fund (NAF) employee stationed overseas, and particularly of George W. Deojay, to cost-of-living allowances (COLA) and retirement credits was questioned. Department of Defense (DOD) guidelines state that U.S. citizens recruited in the United States for NAF employment overseas are entitled to COLA, but NAF employees hired locally in an overseas area are not eligibl...
H.R. 9701, a Bill To Require That Federal Pension Plans File Annual Financial and Actuarial Reports
106518: Jul 24, 1978
The purpose of H.R. 9701 is to achieve full, uniform disclosure of the financial condition of federal pension plans. At present, there is no overall policy for guidance in establishing, financing, or amending federal retirement systems. The systems' funding requirements vary and in most cases are less stringent than those imposed on private pension plans. Some systems provide for fully funding ben...
Disability Provisions of Federal and District of Columbia Employee Retirement Systems Need Reform
FPCD-78-48: Published: Jul 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1978.
Previous reports have discussed shortcomings in the disability provisions of federal and District of Columbia (D.C) retirement programs. Action on recommendations made in prior reports is still needed.The number of retirees receiving civil service disability annuities more than doubled from 1970 to 1977. The Civil Service Commission's (CSC) interpretation of entitlement to disability retirement is...