Civil service (1 - 10 of 25 items)
Federal Retirement: Records Processing Is Better; Can Be Further Improved
GGD-86-47: Published: May 15, 1986. Publicly Released: May 15, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO identified methods the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) could use to streamline the processing of civil service retirement documents and reduce the backlogs.GAO noted that OPM: (1) was not effectively using its automated equipment; and (2) did not assign and organize its personnel for maximum productivity. GAO found that OPM employees: (1) reviewed e...
Federal Compensation: Effects of Proposed Retirement Changes on a Typical Federal Retiree
GGD-86-51FS: Published: Feb 27, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of the fiscal year 1987 budget proposal which recommends changes to the civil service retirement benefits for a typical employee retiring at age 61 after 30 years of service.GAO found that: (1) the overall effect of the proposed benefit reductions would result in a loss of $112,000 over the lifetime of the typical retiree; (2) the propo...
GAO's Annual Report on Activities of OPM, Fiscal Year 1985
GGD-86-27: Published: Feb 13, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1986.
As part of its annual report on the activities of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), GAO reviewed whether OPM actions were in accordance with merit system principles and free from prohibited personnel practices.GAO found that, as of September 30, 1985, OPM has made progress in: (1) analyzing alternative structures of the Senior Executive Service; (2) developing information concerning the us...
Retirement Benefits: Modification of Civil Service Retirement Benefits for Part-Time Work
PEMD-86-2: Published: Jan 9, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 1986.
GAO reviewed the current retirement rules used for calculating civil service benefits for federal employees and developed a modification to bring retirement benefits in line with work actually performed during a career. A similar provision has been included in the proposed Civil Service Pension Reform Act covering employees hired after 1983.GAO found that retirement benefits for federal employees...
Summary of 1983 Federal Pension Plan Information
AFMD-85-69: Published: Sep 26, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the information contained in the federal pension plan reports filed with the Comptroller General.GAO found that: (1) the comparative data for plan years 1979 through 1983 showed that the plans covered 6 million active participants; (2) the net assets available for benefits totalled $115.8 billion; (3) the projections were highly dependent on the ac...
S. 1527, the Civil Service Pension Reform Act of 1985
127877: Sep 9, 1985
Testimony was given concerning a bill proposing a new retirement program for federal employees covered by social security. GAO noted that: (1) the proposed bill represented a comprehensive and thorough retirement program design; (2) many of the specific provisions of the pension plan portion of the proposed program were completely consistent with prevailing pension plans; and (3) age 62 is usually...
Benefit Practices for Permanent and Temporary Federal Employees
GGD-85-54: Published: Jun 10, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the benefits available to permanent and temporary federal employees; (2) the additional cost to the government if temporary employees received the same benefits as permanent employees; and (3) whether temporary employees are working recurring workperiods at the Forest Service's Northern Region.GAO found that: (1) generally, permanent employees...
Questions Regarding Computation of Creditable Federal Service
B-208417: Published: Aug 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Options To Consider for Certain Employee Groups in Designing the New Civil Service Retirement Program
GGD-85-22: Published: Jan 7, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO developed options to consider in the design of a new civil service retirement program that would provide for: (1) new District of Columbia employees who participate in the federal civil service system, but are not required by the Social Security Amendments of 1983 to participate in the social security system; and (2) new law enforcement personnel who are...
Retirement Contribution Requirements for New Federal Employees
122379: Sep 20, 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...