Civil rights (101 - 110 of 120 items)
EE0C's Proposed Regulations
B-200080(VBG): Published: Sep 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1980.
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EEO Progress in the Federal Government in the Seventies
112496: Jun 1, 1980
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 15, Issue 2, Spring 1980. GAO has devoted considerable time to reviews of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) activities and programs. These included studies of discrimination in providing services under Federal financial assistance programs, assessment of school desegregation efforts, Federal agency EEO programs, employment discrimination in skilled cr...
Actions Taken by Federal Agencies To Implement Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
112097: Apr 15, 1980
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides that no person shall be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Each Federal agency is responsible for determining which of its activities and programs are subject to title VI and for carrying out its title VI responsibilities. The Department of Ju...
Agencies When Providing Federal Financial Assistance Should Ensure Compliance With Title VI
HRD-80-22: Published: Apr 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1980.
A request was made for a review of Federal agencies' compliance with title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VI provides that no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin under any Federal financial assistance program. Each executive department and agency is responsible for determining which of its activities and programs provide Federal financia...
Views on H.R. 3339, 96th Congress
111733: Jul 20, 1979
The GAO Career Level Council was established as an advisory group by the Comptroller General in 1969 and represents approximately one-half of the GAO professional staff. The Chairman of the Council presented views on H.R. 3339, a bill to provide for the employment and compensation of employees of GAO. The Council supported the broad objectives of the legislation, which are to improve the efficienc...
Major Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Programs for the Private Sector Should Be Consolidated
HRD-78-72: Published: Jun 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1978.
Two major federal programs evaluate equal employment opportunity activities of many of the nation's employers: (1) the title VII program authorized by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and administered by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state and local fair employment practice agencies; and (2) the contract compliance program established to carry out Executive Order 11246 administered b...
Problems with Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures Need To Be Resolved
FPCD-77-54: Published: Feb 2, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1978.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinating Council, consisting of the Secretary of Labor, the Attorney General and the chairpersons of the Civil Service Commission, Civil Rights Commission, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or their respective delegates, was established in 1972 to coordinate federal equal employment opportunity enforcement efforts. Early in 1973, the Council set out t...
Allegations That IRS Harassed Mississippi Civil Rights Activists Unsupported
GGD-78-32: Published: Jan 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1978.
In a 1975 newspaper article, allegations were made that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) harassed 28 Mississippi civil rights activists through extensive audits of their income tax returns. To investigate these allegations, GAO examined tax returns, audit case files, intelligence records, and other pertinent data and interviewed appropriate officials and taxpayers.No evidence was found to suppor...
Problems in the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Program Need to Be Resolved
FPCD-76-85: Published: Sep 9, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1977.
The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Act of 1972 established guidelines for ensuring nondiscrimination and placed responsibility with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for reviewing national and regional EEO plans submitted by departments and agencies, evaluating agency operations, and publishing progress reports.It could not be determined whether the EEO program for federal employees and job a...