Tag: GAO

The ‘Unsustainable Path’ of USPS Retiree Health Benefits

By on October 2, 2018 in Agency News, Retirement with 0 Comments
The ‘Unsustainable Path’ of USPS Retiree Health Benefits

How bad is the financial condition of the Postal Service’s retirement fund? A new GAO report analyzes the situation.

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Using Government Software and Information to “Resist” Administration

By on September 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

More videos have been released with federal employees explaining how they “resist” federal policies. One employee works for GAO and says he is a communist.

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OPM and GAO Fight Over Tables of Penalties

By on August 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM and GAO Fight Over Tables of Penalties

A GAO report says that federal agencies could make wider use of tables of penalties for workplace discipline, but OPM disagrees.

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IRS Changing Format of Tax Transcripts

By on August 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Changing Format of Tax Transcripts

The IRS announced it is changing the format of tax transcripts in an effort to protect taxpayers’ personal data.

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GAO: Pruitt Didn’t Break Law by Appearing in Beef Association Video

By on August 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: Pruitt Didn’t Break Law by Appearing in Beef Association Video

A GAO decision concludes that the EPA’s former administrator did not break the law when he appeared in a beef association video.

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Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

By on August 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

GAO takes a look at federal employee misconduct and ways agencies can improve how they handle it.

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GAO: Postal Service Lacks Funds to Cover its Future Expenses

By on August 3, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: Postal Service Lacks Funds to Cover its Future Expenses

A GAO report says the Postal Service will likely face difficult decisions in the near future because of its financial situation.

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GAO: Energy Department Broke Law With Tweet on Health Care

By on July 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: Energy Department Broke Law With Tweet on Health Care

The Energy Department was found to be in violation of a statute when it issued a tweet about an editorial on ObamaCare written by the agency Secretary.

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GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

By on July 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

A new GAO report found that the VA suffers from data reliability problems in its systems for tracking employee misconduct actions.

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Report: NASA Needs Backup Plan To Maintain U.S. Presence At Space Station

on July 12, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Report: NASA Needs Backup Plan To Maintain U.S. Presence At Space Station A new Government Accountability Office report warns that "without a viable contingency option for ensuring uninterrupted access to the ISS [International Space Station] in the event of further commercial crew delays, we concluded that NASA is at risk of not being able to maximize the return of its multibillion-dollar investment in the space station."

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