Discrimination (21 - 30 of 107 items)
EEOC: Burgeoning Workload Calls for New Approaches
T-HEHS-95-170: Published: May 23, 1995. Publicly Released: May 23, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) mission, budget, and workload. GAO noted that: (1) EEOC has the authority to investigate and resolve meritorious employment discrimination complaints in the private sector; (2) in fiscal year (FY) 1995, EEOC plans to use more than 80 percent of its $233 million budget and about 90 percent of its...
Equal Opportunity: DOD Studies on Discrimination in the Military
NSIAD-95-103: Published: Apr 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified studies done, sponsored, or commissioned by the Department of Defense in the past 20 years on discrimination in the military.GAO found that: (1) it identified 72 studies, dating from 1974 to 1994, related to the issue of equal opportunity in the military; (2) GAO categorized the studies, based on their content, into the areas of equal opportunity...
EEOC's Expanding Workload: Increases in Age Discrimination and Other Charges Call for New Approach
HEHS-94-32: Published: Feb 9, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigates discrimination charges under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) and other federal nondiscrimination laws, focusing on: (1) EEOC ability to meet the demands of its workload; (2) EEOC plans for investigating systemic discrimination; (3) EEOC plans for litigation;...
DOD Service Academies: More Actions Needed to Eliminate Sexual Harassment
NSIAD-94-6: Published: Jan 31, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed sexual harassment at the three military service academies, focusing on the: (1) frequency of sexual harassment incidents, the various forms of sexual harassment, and its effects on the victims; and (2) academies' efforts to eradicate sexual harassment.GAO found that: (1) the academies have not met the Department of Defense's (DOD) goal of providing...
DOD Service Academies: Further Efforts Needed to Eradicate Sexual Harassment
T-NSIAD-94-111: Published: Feb 3, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1994.
GAO discussed sexual harassment at the military service academies, focusing on the: (1) extent of sexual harassment at the academies; (2) various forms of sexual harassment, and its effects on the victims; and (3) academies' efforts to eradicate sexual harassment. GAO noted that: (1) the academies have not met the Department of Defense's (DOD) goal of providing a sexual harassment-free environment...
EEOC: An Overview
T-HRD-93-30: Published: Jul 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and some concerns about its operations. GAO noted that: (1) EEOC responsibilities and workload have increased significantly since 1964 due to its assumption of responsibility for enforcing certain antidiscrimination acts; (2) EEOC has requested more staff to meet its increasing workload, but it needs to study investigator efficiency...
Homosexuals in the Military: Policies and Practices of Foreign Countries
NSIAD-93-215: Published: Jun 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 25 foreign countries' policies concerning homosexuals in the military, focusing on: (1) the policies' evolution; (2) the comparison of military policies to civilian laws; (3) whether armed services' practices are consistent with military policies; and (4) each countries' experience with homosexuals in the military.GAO found that: (1) 11 of the 25 c...
Americans With Disabilities Act: Initial Accessibility Good But Important Barriers Remain
PEMD-93-16: Published: May 19, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Americans with Disabilities Act, focusing on: (1) disabled persons' accessibility to businesses and state and local facilities prior to the act; (2) the most common barriers restricting access to a facility; (3) business owners' and managers' awareness of their responsibilities under the act; and (4) business owners' and ma...
Legislative Employment: EEO Complaint Processing By the House Office of Fair Employment Practices
T-GGD-93-30: Published: May 27, 1993. Publicly Released: May 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the House Office of Fair Employment Practices' (OFEP) procedures for handling employment discrimination complaints, focusing on the: (1) number, type, and resolution of complaints; (2) progression of complaints through the process; and (3) number of complaints that resulted in finding of discrimination. GAO noted that: (1) OFEP does not investigate employment discrimination complaint...
Information on EEO Discrimination Complaints
GGD-93-6RS: Published: Dec 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1992.
GAO provided supplemental information on equal employment opportunity (EEO) discrimination complaints at smaller federal agencies. GAO noted that: (1) one agency corrected inaccurate data it reported in its EEO report; (2) it revised a table to reflect the corrected data; and (3) the reason for the inconsistencies was that complaints encompassed multiple issues, such as national origin, race, sex,...