Tag: GAO

What GAO Got Right in Its Report on the Federal Workforce

By on March 15, 2015 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says that GAO has done a decent job of addressing some of the issues facing supervisors who must deal with employee problems in its recent report. He offers some suggestions for how OPM can carry out GAO’s recommendations.

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GAO: OPM Still Lagging in Retirement Processing Capabilities

By on May 9, 2013 in Retirement with 0 Comments

A recent GAO report concluded that OPM is still failing in its plans to improve the agency’s retirement processing capabilities.

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GAO: USPS On Unsustainable Fiscal Path

By on April 17, 2013 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to the GAO, the Postal Service is continuing to struggle financially and is on an unsustainable path absent Congressional assistance.

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GAO: USPS Must Continue Six Day Delivery Schedule

By on March 21, 2013 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to a new GAO report, the Postal Service must continue providing six day mail delivery under the Continuing Resolution.

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GAO: USPS Facing ‘Critical Shortage of Liquidity’

By on February 14, 2013 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to a new GAO report, the Postal Service now faces a “critical shortage of liquidity that threatens its financial solvency and ability to finance needed capital investment.”

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GAO: DoD Needs to Remember the Human Aspect of Workforce Cuts

By on July 30, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

A recent GAO report highlights challenges the Department of Defense will face in any attempts to downsize its civilian workforce and urges agency decision makers to maintain the right number of civilian employees with the right skills.

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Shooting the Messenger: Coburn Defends GAO

By on November 17, 2011 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has released a new report criticizing proposed cuts to the Government Accountability Office.

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Rep. Schweikert Introduces Legislation to Phase Out $1 Bill

By on September 21, 2011 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Legislation has been introduced that claims it would reduce the deficit by billions by phasing out the $1 bill.

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GAO: Ensuring Income Throughout Retirement Requires Difficult Choices

By on July 1, 2011 in Retirement with 0 Comments

GAO was asked to review strategies that experts recommend retirees employ to ensure income throughout retirement, choices retirees have made for managing their pension and financial assets for generating income, and policy options available to ensure income throughout retirement and their advantages and disadvantages.

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GAO: Postal Service Needs Strategy to Address Aging Delivery Fleet

By on May 18, 2011 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to the GAO, the Postal Service needs to address its aging vehicle fleet, but that doing so will be difficult because it is in a state of financial crisis, having lost $2.6 billion in the first 6 months of FY 2011.

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