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DOD Personnel: Weaknesses in Security Investigation Program Are Being Addressed
T-NSIAD-00-148: Published: Apr 6, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Defense Security Service's (DSS) personnel security investigation program, focusing on: (1) how decisions to grant or deny security clearances to Department of Defense (DOD) employees and contractors are made; (2) key findings from GAO's October 1999 report; and (3) DOD's actions on GAO's recommendations.GAO noted that: (1) DOD uses a two-part...
Coast Guard Workforce Mix: Phased-In Conversion of Some Support Officer Positions Would Produce Savings
RCED-00-60: Published: Mar 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Coast Guard's phased-in conversion of some support officer positions, focusing on: (1) how the Coast Guard's current workforce mix compares with the workforce mix of other military services and how the workforce mix has changed since 1991; (2) how many military commissioned officer positions in administrative and support function...
Core Competencies: Budget Analysts in the Federal Government
JFMIP-ET-99-14: Published: Nov 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1999.
GAO provided information on establishing core competencies for budget analysts who work in the federal government. This document identifies and sorts the competencies necessary for budget analysts' work into the following categories: (1) budgeting concepts and process; (2) budget presentation and justification; and (3) general...
Personnel Appeals Board: Promotions of Banded Employees, 1991-1995
SP-99-9: Published: Sep 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1999.
GAO published a Personnel Appeals Board study that examined the median time to promotion and rates of promotion of GAO banded employees for the five year period 1991-1995. GAO noted that: (1) there were some disparities based on race, gender and age, but that the causes of these differences were not readily apparent from the statistics alone; and (2) the Board has recommended that GAO further inve...
USDA T&A System Controls: Recording Deviations From Preapproved Work Schedules
AIMD-99-282R: Published: Sep 14, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1999.
GAO provided information on the internal control requirements in Title 6, "Pay, Leave, and Allowances," of GAO's Policy and Procedures Manual for Guidance of Federal Agencies, as they relate to the Department of Agriculture's Marketing and Regulatory Programs' staff time and attendance (T&A) records, focusing on: (1) if employees are required to sign for their arrival/departure time when recording...
Core Competencies: Accountants in the Federal Government
JFMIP-ET-99-8: Published: Aug 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1999.
GAO provided information on establishing core competencies for accountants who work in the federal government. This document defines the context for financial management core competencies which constitute accounting professionals' primary professional knowledge and skills...
Personnel Appeals Board: Annual Report, 1998
162674: May 28, 1999
GAO published a report describing the activities of the Personnel Appeals Board, its Office of General Counsel, and its Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Oversight during the last fiscal year...
[Comments on Whether a Federal Employee Can Use Government Resources To Support Reserve Activities]
B-277678: Published: Jan 4, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1999.
GAO provided information on whether a federal employee on official duty, who is also a member of the National Guard or the armed forces Reserves, may conduct, and use agency office equipment to support, Guard or Reserve business. GAO held that: (1) agencies may permit their employees to use a limited amount of official time and agency resources to support the Guard or Reserves; (2) employees who a...
Unemployment Insurance for Temporary Census Employees
GGD-99-13R: Published: Dec 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) Bureau of the Census' cost estimates for its unemployment insurance program for the census rehearsal and 2000 Census; and (2) current status of the Bureau's financial management improvement efforts relating to management of its unemployment insurance funds.GAO noted that: (1) the Census Bureau estimates that it will spend $9...
Army Industrial Facilities: Workforce Requirements and Related Issues Affecting Depots and Arsenals
NSIAD-99-31: Published: Nov 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Army's basis for personnel reductions planned at its depots during fiscal years 1998-1999; (2) the Army's progress in developing an automated system for making maintenance depot staffing decisions based on workload estimates; (3) factors that may impact the Army's ability to improve the cost-effectiveness of its maintenance depot's program...