Civil service retirement system (11 - 20 of 26 items)
Federal Retirement: Benefits for Members of Congress, Congressional Staff, and Other Employees
GGD-95-78: Published: May 15, 1995. Publicly Released: May 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the retirement benefits available to members of Congress and congressional staff with those available to other employees under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).GAO found that: (1) CSRS provisions for congressional members are generally more generous than those for general employees; (2) M...
Federal Workforce: Positions Eligible for Law Enforcement Officer Retirement Benefits
GGD-89-24: Published: Feb 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on job classification for federal law enforcement employees eligible under the special retirement provisions of the Civil Service Retirement System, focusing on: (1) the number of approved positions and law enforcement employees hired governmentwide since 1982; (2) whether and why the Departments of Justice (DOJ) and the Treasury inc...
S.42, Optional Early Retirement Program for Federal Employees
T-GGD-88-28: Published: Apr 21, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1988.
GAO discussed a bill which would authorize a temporary governmentwide early retirement opportunity for federal civilian employees. GAO noted that the bill would: (1) allow employees who met specific age and service time criteria to retire on immediate annuities; (2) exclude certain employees in designated positions; (3) not allow agencies to replace employees who retired early; (4) considerably ex...
Federal Personnel: Views From Two Agencies on Why More Employees Did Not Join the New Retirement System
GGD-88-52FS: Published: Mar 11, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information from Army and Veterans Administration officials on the major reasons why employees did not transfer from the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) to the new Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS).GAO found that: (1) 32 officials reported that employees who planned to make their careers in the federal government believed that CSR...
Federal Workforce: Provisions for Comparing Government and Contractor Retirement Costs Should Be Changed
GGD-88-25: Published: Dec 17, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the appropriateness of the 1986 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76 revisions that required exclusion of thrift savings plans and the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) portion of Social Security from estimates of government and contractor retirement system costs in cost-comparison studies.GAO found that: (1) th...
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...
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...
Views on S. 84
B-135003: Published: May 20, 1981. Publicly Released: May 20, 1981.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO presented its views on S. 84. The bill would liberalize the retirement benefits for employees who have served as Federal law enforcement officers or firefighters for at least 5 years, but less than the 20 years of qualifying service necessary for retirement under the special provisions pertaining to such personnel. Under the civil service retirement system,...