Civil rights (61 - 70 of 120 items)
Federal Affirmative Action: Better EEOC Guidance and Agency Analysis of Underrepresentation Needed
T-GGD-91-32: Published: May 16, 1991. Publicly Released: May 16, 1991.
GAO discussed the results of its investigation concerning the hiring, promotion, and retention of women and minorities in the federal government. GAO found that: (1) the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires federal agencies to prepare multiyear plans and to update them and report accomplishments annually; (2) women and minorities were often underrepresented, especially at higher...
Within-School Discrimination: Inadequate Title VI Enforcement by Education's Office for Civil Rights
T-HRD-91-17: Published: Apr 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1991.
GAO discussed the adequacy of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) enforcement activities in eliminating possible racial discrimination in the within-school placement of elementary and secondary students. GAO noted that: (1) many schools had disproportionate numbers of minority students being assigned to lower-ability classes; (2) OCR conducted only one compliance review re...
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: The Commission Has Complied With FY89 Appropriation Act Provisions
GGD-91-32: Published: Feb 8, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the Commission on Civil Rights to determine its compliance with nine restrictions on its use of appropriated funds.GAO found that the Commission: (1) complied with the nine restrictions in its use of fiscal year (FY) 1989 appropriations, but its use of planned instead of actual employment and salary figures was inconsistent with its own methodolog...
Civil Rights Office Mediation Program
144670: Nov 1, 1990
GAO provided information on its Civil Rights Office Mediation Program, focusing on the: (1) program's goals; and (2) mediation process...
Underrepresentation of Minorities and Women in the Foreign Service
T-NSIAD-89-49: Published: Sep 22, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1989.
GAO discussed its report on the representation of minorities and women in the Department of State's Foreign Service. GAO noted that: (1) minority representation at State increased from 7 percent to 11 percent between 1981 and 1987, while white women continued to represent about 24 percent of the work force; (2) although State eliminated minority and white women underrepresentation for entry-level...
Equal Employment Opportunity: EEOC and State Agencies Did Not Fully Investigate Discrimination Charges
HRD-89-11: Published: Oct 11, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed six Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) districts' and five states' fair employment practices agencies' (FEPA) efforts to fully investigate discrimination charges; and (2) assessed how well EEOC monitored state investigative work.GAO found that, of the charges that EEOC and FEPA closed with no-cause determinations from January th...
Paul G. Dembling
OP-6-OH: Published: Sep 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1988.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotape interview of Paul G. Dembling, who served GAO as General Counsel from 1969 through 1978, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure the systematic recording of the bases for policy decisions and other important events for posterity...
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: Compliance With Appropriation Provisions as of March 31, 1988
GGD-88-91: Published: Jun 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1988.
GAO reviewed the Commission on Civil Rights' compliance with fiscal year (FY) 1988 line-item appropriations and other limitations as of March 31, 1988.GAO found that: (1) the Commission complied with each of the FY 1988 line-item appropriations and other limitations; (2) the Commission failed to include salaries and benefits for all temporary employees in its calculations; and (3) the Chairman had...
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: Commission Publications During Fiscal Years 1978-1986
GGD-87-117BR: Published: Sep 25, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) provided information on the Commission on Civil Rights' publications; and (2) compared the published output of the present Commission to that of the former Commission.GAO found that: (1) the Commission's yearly publications output declined from a yearly average of 51 to 13; (2) of the 357 publications it reviewed, the present Commission issued only...
EEO Oversight: Functional Study of GAO's Career Ladder Promotional Process
PAB-88-1: Published: Oct 1, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1987.
GAO reviewed its agency-wide career ladder promotions from 1980 to 1985 in five groups: (1) evaluator; (2) evaluator-related; (3) attorney; (4) writer-editor; and (5) administrator. GAO focused on whether there were significant differences: (1) between the rates at which protected groups were promoted within the various career ladders; and (2) in the time protected groups spent in grade prior to c...