Employee benefit plans (31 - 38 of 38 items)
401(k) Plans: Incidence, Provisions, and Benefits
PEMD-88-15BR: Published: Mar 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on employer-sponsored retirement savings plans as provided for under section 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code, specifically the: (1) incidence of 401(k) plans and their relationships to other plans; (2) variations in plan provisions and experiences across firms; (3) extent to which plans benefit employees at various salary levels;...
Pensions: Plans With Unfunded Benefits
HRD-87-15BR: Published: Oct 22, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the extent to which single-employer defined-benefit pension plans are underfunded; and (2) the effect that underfunded plan terminations have had on the government insurance program's financial viability.GAO found that: (1) 3,351 of the 14,581 plans were underfunded by about $21 billion, while the other plans had assets that...
Comparison of Federal and Private Sector Pay and Benefits
GGD-85-72: Published: Sep 4, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided current information on private sector and federal white-collar employee compensation packages. By law, federal employees' salaries are set at a level equitable and comparable with similar levels of work in the private sector, unless the President proposes alternative federal pay rates. There is no such requirement for benefits comparability. GAO an...
Improved Processes Needed To Insure Timely Benefit Payments to Participants of Single Employer Pension Plans
HRD-84-58: Published: May 31, 1984. Publicly Released: May 31, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) processes for ensuring that participants in private pension plans receive guaranteed benefits when plans terminate.GAO evaluated the PBGC processing of numerous insufficient pension plans to: (1) determine why eligible participants were not receiving benefit payments; (2) asses...
Survivor Benefit Plan Annuity Entitlement Amounts
B-203393: Published: Mar 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
The Investment Decisionmaking Process in Two Colorado Public Employee Retirement Plans
HRD-77-30: Published: Dec 29, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1976.
Case studies on the Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) of Colorado and the Denver Public School Employees' Pension and Benefit Association (DPSEPBA), give details of the framework for managing investments, investment experience, and detailed financial statements. Information on the decisionmaking process was gathered from summary data and interviews with cognizant officials.PERA had f...
The Investment Decisionmaking Process in Two Tennessee Public Employee Retirement Plans
HRD-77-28: Published: Dec 29, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1976.
Case studies on the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) and the Metropolitan Employee Benefit System (MEBS) of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, give details of the framework for managing investments, investment experience, and detailed financial statements. Information on the decisionmaking process was gathered from summary data and interviews with cognizant officials. In 1972...