Federal employees (1 - 10 of 49 items)
Conversions of Selected Employees from Noncareer to Career Positions at Departments and Certain Agencies
GAO-05-584R: Published: Jun 9, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2005.
According to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), a "conversion" occurs whenever an employee changes from one personnel "status" or "service" to another without a break in federal government service of more than 3 days. There are many kinds of conversions. This report focuses on one type of conversion, i.e., employees converting from noncareer to career positions. Conversions of individuals f...
Foreign Languages: Human Capital Approach Needed to Correct Staffing and Proficiency Shortfalls
GAO-02-375: Published: Jan 31, 2002. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 2002.
The changing security environment and the increasing globalization of the U.S. economy have significantly increased the need for federal employees with foreign language skills. GAO reviewed in detail the operations of the following four agencies: the Army, the State Department, the Department of Commerce's Foreign Commercial Service (FCS), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). These four...
Personnel Practices: Reimbursable Interagency Details
GGD-99-178R: Published: Sep 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1999.
GAO identified weaknesses in the Navy's personnel practices.GAO noted that: (1) in connection with GAO's recent review of the personnel practices of the Small Business Administration (SBA), GAO found that several agencies, including the Navy, had detailed employees to SBA on a reimbursable basis but had not billed SBA for reimbursement; (2) according to an Interagency Agreement signed by officials...
Employees' Travel Claims (DOD)
AIMD-95-171R: Published: Jun 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1995.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) proposed new system for processing employee travel claims, focusing on: (1) the approval of travel disbursements; (2) supporting documentation; (3) post-payment statistical sampling methods; and (4) automated signatures. GAO noted that: (1) DOD planned training for processing employees travel claims should highlight the...
Advance Sheets: Volume 74, Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
OGC-95-7: Published: Feb 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1995.
GAO published advance sheets of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of February 1995...
[Comments on USIA Employee's Claim for Conference Expenses]
B-256156: Published: Jun 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1994.
No summary is currently available...
Administrative Due Process: Denials and Revocations of Security Clearances and Access to Special Programs
T-NSIAD-93-14: Published: May 5, 1993. Publicly Released: May 5, 1993.
GAO discussed the administrative due process procedures that are in place for individuals who are denied security clearances and access to special programs. GAO noted that: (1) the Departments of Defense (DOD), Energy (DOE), and State do not require that individuals be formally notified when their access or clearances are suspended; (2) DOE considers suspensions to be the first step in its adminis...
Public Affairs: Personnel Engaged in Public and Congressional Affairs in Federal Agencies
GGD-93-71FS: Published: Mar 8, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the number of personnel engaged in public and congressional affairs activities in 31 selected federal agencies.GAO found that: (1) the estimated full-time equivalent (FTE) personnel engaged in public and congressional affairs during fiscal years (FY) 1991 and 1992 has increased since FY 1985; (2) 26 agencies reported FTE totals for public and congr...
Senior Executive Service: Opinions About the Federal Work Environment
GGD-92-63: Published: May 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the working relationships between career executives and political appointees within the Senior Executive Service, focusing on whether changes or improvements were necessary.GAO found that: (1) in general, career executives and political appointees had similar opinions and were satisfied with many aspects of their work environment; (2) aspects that...
Nuclear Personnel Reliability Program
NSIAD-92-193R: Published: May 15, 1992. Publicly Released: May 15, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Personnel Reliability Program for ensuring that employees assigned to nuclear-related duties are reliable and trustworthy. GAO found that DOD is revising the program's governing directive to address such issues as: (1) formal training for program monitors for properly obtaining and considering appropriate information on employees; (2) more specific sc...