Civil service (1 - 10 of 110 items)
Employment of OMHAR Staff at HUD Following Their Employment at OMHAR
GAO-03-703R: Published: Jun 30, 2003. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2003.
To reduce the estimated multibillion-dollar costs to the federal government of renewing rental subsidy contracts while helping preserve available and affordable low-income rental housing, Congress passed the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997 (Act), which established the "mark-to market" program to restructure the contracts. The Act also created the Office of Multifa...
Federal Management and Workforce Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1997-98
IAP-97-5: Published: Mar 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on its Federal Management and Workforce issue area plan for fiscal years 1997-1998.GAO plans to examine: (1) cost-effective alternatives for downsizing the federal workforce; (2) alternatives to the federal government's performance management system; (3) options for streamlining the administrative appeals process; (4) alternatives to the civil service system; (5) ways to i...
Federal Management and Workforce Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Year 1997
IAP-96-15: Published: May 1, 1996. Publicly Released: May 1, 1996.
GAO provided information on its Federal Management and Workforce issue area plan for fiscal year 1997.GAO plans to: (1) identify cost-effective alternatives for downsizing the federal workforce; (2) identify alternatives to the federal government's performance management system; (3) identify options for streamlining the administrative appeals process; (4) examine alternatives to the civil service...
Compliance with FTE Targets 1994-1996
GGD-95-168R: Published: May 16, 1995. Publicly Released: May 16, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the President's fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget complies with the workforce ceiling mandated by the Workforce Restructuring Act of 1994. GAO noted that: (1) in FY 1994, full time equivalent (FTE) civilian executive branch positions were below the target level; (2) in FY 1995, FTE positions will likely be fewer than the FY 1995 target; (3) the...
Federal Employment: How Government Jobs Are Viewed on Some College Campuses
GGD-94-181: Published: Sep 9, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1994.
GAO provided information on: (1) how college and university graduates view federal employment; and (2) federal efforts to improve federal recruitment, hiring, and job information dissemination activities.GAO found that: (1) most school officials believed that their graduates had little interest in federal employment due to the lack of job availability information, low starting salaries, a burdenso...
Alternative Work Schedules: Many Agencies Do Not Allow Employees the Full Flexibility Permitted by Law
GGD-94-55: Published: Mar 29, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1994.
GAO reviewed selected federal agencies' authorization of alternative work schedules (AWS) for their employees, focusing on the reasons AWS are not more readily available to federal employees.GAO found that: (1) authorizing legislation permits but does not require federal agencies to institute AWS programs; (2) agencies' headquarters promulgate general AWS policies that vary widely and generally do...
Federal Employment: Impact of the President's Budget on Federal Employees
T-GGD-94-108: Published: Mar 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1994.
GAO discussed the President's budget proposals affecting federal employees, focusing on: (1) the 1995 pay increase limit; (2) the reduction of the federal workforce; and (3) charging federal agencies the full share of accruing costs of the Civil Service Retirement System. GAO noted that: (1) the President's proposal would limit the 1995 pay increase to 1.6 percent, which will delay full implementa...
Federal Employment: Impact of President's Economic Plan on Federal Employees' Pay and Benefits
T-GGD-93-8: Published: Mar 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1993.
GAO discussed the impact of the President's economic plan on federal employees. GAO noted that: (1) the government needs to attract and retain employees of high caliber to meet the challenges facing the government; (2) it has identified the importance of federal pay reform to attract and retain quality employees; (3) the President's proposals represent a reversal of positive steps taken to address...
Federal Employment: Poor Service Found at Federal Job Information Centers
GGD-92-116: Published: Jul 28, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1992.
GAO reviewed the services provided to job seekers by Federal Job Information Centers (FJIC) operated by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).GAO found that: (1) a number of obstacles existed that would likely frustrate prospective applicants and perhaps discourage pursuit of federal employment; (2) multiple telephone calls were required to reach FJIC; (3) calls were connected on the first try...
Federal Employment: How Federal Employees View the Government as a Place to Work
GGD-92-91: Published: Jun 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1992.
GAO surveyed a random sample of federal employees, focusing on the respondents': (1) experiences working for the federal government; (2) employment conditions compared to their expectations before they started work; (3) plans for staying with or leaving the federal government; and (4) views on possible employment policy changes.GAO found that: (1) two-thirds of respondents said they probably or de...