Retirees (121 - 130 of 165 items)
Financial Conditions of Multiemployer Pension Plans Generally Improved From 1978 to 1980
HRD-85-72: Published: Jul 29, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO studied the effects of the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980 and its provisions, including: (1) characteristics of the plan participants; (2) the plan's financial characteristics; and (3) indicators of the plan's financial condition.GAO collected comparable multiyear data on a sample of multiemployer plans and issued a series of reports on t...
Analysis of Grace Commission Proposals To Change the Civil Service Retirement System
GGD-85-31: Published: Feb 13, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the recommendations made by the Private Sector Survey on Cost Control, commonly referred to as the Grace Commission, to change the civil service retirement system.The Commission concluded that the cost and benefit levels of the civil service retirement system are much greater than private sector retirement programs. Generally, the Commission's reco...
Features of Nonfederal Retirement Programs
OCG-84-2: Published: Jun 26, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on retirement programs in the nonfederal sector to assist in the design of a new civil service retirement system. Using selected surveys, GAO analyzed the pension and capital accumulation portions of nonfederal programs.In reviewing surveys of private sector pension plans, GAO found that vesting usually occurs at 10 years of service...
Comparison of Retirement Benefits for W. R. Grace & Company and Civil Service Employees
OCG-84-1: Published: Jun 12, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO compared the retirement benefits offered by W. R. Grace & Company with the benefits available from the Federal civil service retirement system (CSRS).GAO obtained information from the firm on the age, length of service, and retirement benefits for the firm's employees who retired in 1983 and similar data from the Office of Personnel Management for civil...
Internal Controls Can Be Improved To Help Ensure Proper and Correct Military Retirement Payments
AFMD-84-7: Published: Feb 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1984.
GAO reviewed the retirement pay systems of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps to determine whether internal controls are in effect to ensure proper and correct payments to retirees and their families.The military services maintain independent payroll systems to pay and administer benefits to military retirees and survivors. GAO found that there is a need for the military services to impro...
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...
How the U.S. Military Retirement System Compares With Other Systems
122026: Jul 29, 1983
GAO discussed the U.S. military retirement system by comparing the U.S. system with: (1) the military retirement systems of seven other countries; (2) four other federally sponsored retirement plans; and (3) eight State and local retirement systems. GAO stated that, when compared to other countries' systems, the U.S. military retirement system contains many provisions of distinct advantage to the...
Action Needed To Reduce, Account for, and Collect Overpayments to Federal Retirees
AFMD-83-19: Published: Jun 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1983.
GAO undertook a review to determine whether the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has adequate internal controls to prevent, account for, and collect overpayments made from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.GAO found that most OPM retirement and disability fund overpayments occur when beneficiaries undergo a status change that either eliminates their entitlement to benefits or re...
Issues Concerning Social Security Benefits Paid to Aliens
HRD-83-32: Published: Mar 24, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the circumstances under which social security benefits are paid to alien retirees and their dependents living abroad and discussed the characteristics of this beneficiary group. GAO also presented information concerning aliens who, while working in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act, can earn social security credits.GAO found that...
GAO's Major Activities in Aging During Fiscal Year 1982
HRD-83-25: Published: Dec 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO submitted a statement on its internal activities which involve the elderly, a list of reports issued from September 30, 1981, through September 30, 1982, and a list of assignments which relate to programs and services for the elderly...