Civil service retirement system (21 - 25 of 25 items)
Minimum Benefit Provision of the Civil Service Disability Retirement Program Should Be Changed
FPCD-80-26: Published: Nov 30, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1979.
GAO has issued several reports pointing out the seriousness of increasing civil service disability costs and the need for reform. Disability benefits are payable to employees with 5 or more years of service and are calculated under the same formula as other benefits under the civil service retirement system. In 1956 minimums were established to provide disabled employees with limited service a rea...
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...
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...
Inconsistencies in Retirement Age: Issues and Implications
PAD-78-24: Published: Apr 17, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1978.
Retirement is becoming an increasingly important issue primarily because of escalating costs and demographic changes. The three largest retirement systems under the jurisdiction of the Federal Government are social security, the Civil Service Retirement System, and Department of Defense Retired Military Personnel. These three programs made benefit payments to 35.6 million beneficiaries in 1976, an...
Cost-of-Living Adjustment Processes for Federal Annuities Need To Be Changed
FPCD-76-80: Published: Jul 27, 1976. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 1976.
GAO commented on the cost-of-living adjustment processes to the Federal annuity system The comments are generally limited to the civil service retirement system, since it is the largest system and often leads the other systems to change. Most of the observations also pertain to the other Federal systems.The cost-of-living adjustment processes for Federal retirement annuities have resulted in annui...