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EE0C's Proposed Regulations
B-200080(VBG): Published: Sep 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
How To Make Special Emphasis Programs an Effective Part of Agencies' EEO Activities
FPCD-80-55: Published: Aug 27, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 27, 1980.
Special emphasis programs were established in federal agencies because women and minorities perceived that their needs were not being adequately considered or met in existing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) programs. There are five government-wide programs: (1) the Federal Women's Program; (2) the Hispanic Employment Program; (3) the Selective Placement Program for the Handicapped; (4) the Mino...
Need To Ensure Nondiscrimination in CETA Programs
HRD-80-75: Published: Jun 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1980.
The Department of Labor has not been able to determine whether Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs equitably serve all segments of the population. The act requires that prime sponsors, State and local governments operating CETA programs, provide CETA services free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap, or political affiliation o...
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...
Authority To Pay Reasonable Attorney Fees and Costs Incident to EEO Proceeding
B-195544(MRV): Published: May 7, 1980. Publicly Released: May 7, 1980.
Legal opinions were sought regarding the authority of an agency to pay reasonable attorney fees and costs incident to an equal employment opportunity proceeding before an agency. GAO held that on April 9, 1980, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued interim regulations which provide that an agency or EEOC may award a complainant reasonable attorney fees and costs when an allegat...
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...
My Car Insurance Is How Much?
111447: Jan 1, 1980
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 15, Issue 1, Winter 1980. All of the states except Illinois have some legal authority over the price of automobile insurance. In general, the law provides that rates be neither excessive, inadequate, nor unfairly discriminatory. The original impetus of rate regulations was to prevent prices from becoming so low that insurance companies did not have suf...
The OGC Adviser, Vol. 3, No. 3
110119: Apr 1, 1979
The OGC Adviser is published by the Office of the General Counsel for the professional staff of GAO. Last year the editors of the Adviser asked GAO division directors to comment on their working relationships with the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). In this issue, the General Counsel summarizes the responses received and gives his views on how OGC and the divisions can work together to achiev...
Selected Publications on Equal Opportunity
113318: Jan 1, 1979
This annotated bibliography presents selected recent publications on equal employment opportunity. It updates bibliographies published by GAO from December 1975 through February 1977. Topics covered include affirmative action; the use of statistics as evidence of discrimination; federal, state and local governments; the Supreme Court's decision in the Bakke case; and equal opportunity problems of...