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Cost Factors in CARE Act Formulas
HEHS-95-256R: Published: Sep 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of proposed acquired immune deficiency syndrome Title I and II funding on eligible metropolitan areas (EMA) and states. GAO noted that: (1) the proposed funding formula, with no cost factor, would increase Title I funding for 30 EMA, decrease funding for 10 EMA, and remain the same for 9 EMA; (2) after 5 years, Title I funding would inc...
Federal Employment: H.R. 4361, Federal Employees Family Friendly Leave Act
T-GGD-94-152: Published: May 18, 1994. Publicly Released: May 18, 1994.
GAO discussed the proposed Federal Employees Family Friendly Leave Act. GAO noted that: (1) allowing spouses to share leave could be beneficial to their families; (2) the leave-sharing bill would not change the total amount of leave available to federal employees or the discretion of federal agencies to grant or deny annual leave; (3) federal employees have expressed considerable interest in the l...
Family and Medical Leave Cost Estimate
HRD-93-14R: Published: Feb 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided an estimate of the costs of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, focusing on: (1) eligibility and length of leave allowed; (2) health insurance coverage and employer costs; and (3) the size of the population that would be eligible to take leave under the proposal. GAO noted that: (1) employer costs of continuing health insurance coverage for e...
Solid Waste: Trade-offs Involved in Beverage Container Deposit Legislation
RCED-91-25: Published: Nov 14, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the potential effects of a national beverage container deposit law.GAO found that: (1) beverage industry representatives reported that the capital and operating costs to implement deposit systems would hurt retailers and distributors because of additional transportation, storage, and labor costs; (2) beverage and container manufactur...
Persons With Disabilities: Reports on Costs of Accommodations
HRD-90-44BR: Published: Jan 4, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the potential costs of proposed legislation prohibiting private-sector employment discrimination against disabled persons.GAO identified 12 published reports that estimated the costs of accommodating the disabled, noting that: (1) the reports had limited value for estimating the costs of implementing the employment discrimination leg...
Parental Leave: Revised Cost Estimate Reflecting the Impact of Spousal Leave
HRD-89-68: Published: Apr 6, 1989. Publicly Released: May 4, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) estimated the costs of proposed revision to H.R. 770 allowing 10 weeks of unpaid leave to care for a seriously ill spouse; and (2) discussed the potential impact of such leave benefits on labor negotiations.GAO found that the cost to employers with: (1) 50 or more workers would be about $330 million annually for unpaid leave to care for seriously il...
GAO's Cost Estimate of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1989 (H.R. 770)
T-HRD-89-4: Published: Feb 7, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1989.
GAO discussed the annual employer costs of proposed family and medical leave legislation. GAO estimated that: (1) the annual cost to employers with 50 or more workers would be $188,000 for continued health insurance for employees on unpaid medical leave; (2) the cost to employers for workers to care for new children would approximate $90 million annually, with about 840,000 women likely to take ad...
GAO's Cost Estimate of the Family and Medical Leave Act Proposal
T-HRD-89-3: Published: Feb 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1989.
GAO discussed proposed family and medical leave legislation. GAO found that: (1) the legislation would provide protection to employees of firms with 20 or more employees while permitting them 10 weeks of unpaid leave to care for a new or seriously ill child, or a parent, and 13 weeks of unpaid leave due to their own illness; (2) the estimated annual cost would total $236 million or the cost of con...
Parental Leave: Estimated Cost of Revised Parental and Medical Leave Act Proposal
HRD-88-132: Published: Sep 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO revised its cost estimate for S.249, which would cover employees working for firms with 50 or more workers who had been with the firm for at least 1 year and worked 1,000 or more hours.GAO estimated that: (1) the cost to employers for continued health benefits to workers on unpaid leave to care for new children would be $90 million annually; (2) about 84...
Parental Leave: Estimated Cost of Revised Parental and Medical Leave Act
HRD-88-103: Published: May 26, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO revised the cost estimate for S. 249, a bill concerning parental and medical leave, to take into account possible revisions in employee eligibility and the duration of allowable leave.GAO found that the revised legislation would include: (1) coverage for firms with 20 or more workers with 1 year's service and 900 or more hours of work, instead of 15 or m...