Discrimination (41 - 50 of 107 items)
Credit Discrimination: Alleged Credit Discrimination in Fort Ord Area
NSIAD-90-95BR: Published: Feb 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether financial institutions serving Fort Ord, California, denied credit to military personnel based on their military rank.GAO found that: (1) only a few military personnel filed complaints concerning lending institutions' adverse credit practices at Fort Ord; (2) four of the five institutions reviewed granted credit to military personnel regard...
Discrimination Complaints: Payments to Employees by Federal Agencies and the Judgement Fund
HRD-89-141: Published: Sep 25, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' corrective actions in resolving employment discrimination complaints, focusing on: (1) whether policies on settling discrimination complaints differed among agencies; (2) whether agencies collected data on agency and Judgement Fund payments; and (3) the magnitude of the payments.GAO found that: (1) monetary payments resulting from...
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...
Tax Policy: Additional Information on Life Insurance Mortality Charges
GGD-88-120FS: Published: Aug 8, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the mortality assumptions and charges in 40 life insurance policies, which were filed in the District of Columbia and Maryland, to determine the effects of a District law prohibiting insurers from discriminating against persons infected with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).GAO found that: (1) of 17 policies filed in the Di...
[Comments on Interim Rule Amending FAR Public Works Funding Restrictions and Allowability of Promotional Costs]
B-231152: Published: Jun 10, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1988.
GAO commented on an interim rule that would amendthe Federal Acquisition Regulation to: (1) preclude the use of appropriated funds to enter into construction contracts with firms from countries discrimination against U.S. firms in acquisitions; and (2) permit the reimbursement of reasonable costs incurred to promote American aerospace exports at domestic and international exhibits. GAO had no obje...
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...
Equal Employment Opportunity: EEOC Birmingham Office Closed Discrimination Charges Without Full Investigation
HRD-87-81: Published: Jul 15, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the extent to which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Birmingham district office closed pending discrimination charges in September 1985, regardless of the investigative status, to meet production goals.GAO found that: (1) the Birmingham office closed 29 percent of the charges without completing a full investigation; (2) the i...
Women's Advisory Council 1986 Annual Report
D06388: Mar 2, 1987
The GAO Women's Advisory Council presented its annual report for 1986. The council addressed a number of issues during 1986, including: (1) evaluating the job assignment process in GAO; (2) the progress of the proposal to increase credit hour ceiling; (3) part-time employment; (4) progress of GAO's most recent participant in the Federal Executive Women's Leadership Program; (5) GAO's affirmative a...
Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Status of Airborne Optical Adjunct and Terminal Imaging Radar
NSIAD-86-153: Published: Jun 23, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the status of the Department of Defense's (DOD) Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's technology validation experiments on the Airborne Optical Adjunct (AOA) and the Terminal Imaging Radar (TIR) as part of its program to determine the feasibility of developing a defense against nuclear ballistic missiles.GAO found that: (1) the Army Str...
Equal Opportunity: Information on the Atlanta and Seattle EEOC District Offices
HRD-86-63FS: Published: Feb 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1986.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO visited the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Atlanta and Seattle district offices to obtain management and staff views on the effect of new EEOC policies on: (1) the investigation of discrimination laws; (2) enforcement of antidiscrimination charges; (3) remedies to be sought for victims of discrimination; (4) procedures for conducting system...