Employment discrimination (11 - 20 of 43 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...
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;...
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...
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,...
Information on EEO Discrimination Complaints
GGD-93-6R: Published: Nov 5, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on discrimination complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) between fiscal years 1988 and 1991 by employees at executive branch agencies with employee populations of 100 to 2,500. GAO noted that: (1) EEOC provided discrimination data for all but 5 agencies for particular years; (2) four of the five unaccou...
Age Employment Discrimination: EEOC's Investigation of Charges Under 1967 Law
HRD-92-82: Published: Sep 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed questions about investigations of employment discrimination charges under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), focusing on the lapse of charging parties' rights to file suits in federal court before completion of ADEA investigations.GAO found that: (1) charging parties who believe they have experienced age employment discrimination may...
Equal Employment: Minority Representation at USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
GGD-91-31BR: Published: Mar 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service's (NASS) equal employment opportunity (EEO) upward mobility program (UMP) and merit promotion process, focusing on: (1) NASS compliance with its merit plan promotion requirements; (2) the extent to which NASS employees filed discrimination complaints regarding UMP; (3) NASS ef...
IRCA Anti-Discrimination Amendments of 1990
T-GGD-90-51: Published: Jun 27, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 1990.
GAO discussed proposed immigration antidiscrimination legislation. GAO found that: (1) there was a substantial amount of discrimination as a result of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA); (2) education and reform would help reduce discrimination; (3) the proposed legislation retains the verification and sanctions system while seeking to reduce its discriminatory impact; (4) the proposal...
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...