Federal social security programs (121 - 125 of 125 items)
Federal Retirement Issues
109874: Jul 12, 1979
A review of Federal retirement issues covered the following areas: need for a Federal retirement policy, costing and funding practices, disability retirement, and cost-of-living adjustments. There are 38 retirement systems maintained for various groups of personnel by Federal agencies and instrumentalities; consequently, there is a need to establish an overall, coordinated Federal retirement syste...
Railroad Retirement Program--How Does It Compare to Other Selected Retirement Programs?
HRD-79-41: Published: Jun 8, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1979.
The railroad retirement program's eligibility requirements, benefits, and financing were compared with the social security, civil service retirement, military retirement, and veterans pension programs. Comparative information was requested that could be used in making decisions as to the need for changing the benefits or structure of the railroad retirement program.Since much of the data for fisca...
Need for Recognition of the Full Cost of Retirement Benefits for Federal Work Force
FPCD-79-49: Published: Apr 11, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1979.
The Senate adopted a resolution requiring the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct a complete study of certain Federal and District of Columbia retirement programs to determine their financing methods, the extent of their unfunded liabilities, and any actions necessary to insure their solvency. A series of reports on Federal retirement matters have been issued since 1974. Congress is not being pro...
GAO Recommendations for Improving the Management of Social Security Administration Programs
109035: Apr 9, 1979
A review was conducted of the efficient use of public funds and the identification of weaknesses and improvements needed in the administration of social security programs. Audit activities at the Social Security Administration indicate millions of dollars have and continue to be misspent and overall accurate figures are not available. Social Security recently established an Office of Payment Eligi...
Computer Operations and Data Processing Activities at the Social Security Administration
HRD-77-97: Published: Jun 3, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1977.
The primary responsibility of the Social Security Administration is to make correct and timely benefit payments to individuals entitled to receive various benefits under several Federal programs. The agency processes much of the necessary recordkeeping workload on specially designed electronic data processing systems, mostly located at agency headquarters. A congressionally requested analysis in 1...