Employment discrimination (51 - 60 of 140 items)
INS' EEO Progress in DC/LA
GGD-94-10R: Published: Oct 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the representation of women and minorities at the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) District of Columbia and Los Angeles County offices, focusing on employees at grade 11 or higher. GAO noted that: (1) the relative number of black women more than doubled from September 1984 through September 1992 at the INS District of Columbia office,...
EEOC: Federal Affirmative Planning Responsibilities
T-GGD-94-20: Published: Oct 13, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1993.
GAO discussed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) role in creating a federal workforce that is discrimination free and reflects the nation's population. GAO noted that: (1) EEOC must work with federal agencies to better identify employment barriers for women and minorities; (2) the representation of women and minorities in the federal workforce has increased between 1982 and 1993;...
Assessing EEO Progress at INS
GGD-93-54R: Published: Jul 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the number of women and minority employees at the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) at grade 11 or higher, focusing on their appointment, promotion, and separation. GAO found that: (1) between 1984 and 1992, the number of women and Hispanic men at grades 11 or higher substantially increased in comparison to white men; (2)...
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...
Women in the Military: Deployment in the Persian Gulf War
NSIAD-93-93: Published: Jul 13, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1993.
GAO reviewed the deployment of women in the military to the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, focusing on women's: (1) roles and performance; (2) ability to endure deployment conditions; (3) effect on unit cohesion; and (4) effect on a unit's ability to deploy.GAO found that: (1) unit commanders and focus group participants gave positive assessments of women's performa...
Federal Employment: Inquiry Into Sexual Harassment Issues at Selected VA Medical Centers
GGD-93-119: Published: Jun 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed sexual harassment at the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) medical centers, focusing on: (1) closed complaints of sexual harassment at VA; (2) the number of formal sexual harassment complaints in process; (3) the prevalence of sexual harassment at VA medical centers; and (4) VA medical centers' handling of sexual harassment complaints.GAO found...
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...
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms: Bureau's Handling of Sexual Harassment and Related Complaints
T-OSI-93-1: Published: May 26, 1993. Publicly Released: May 26, 1993.
GAO discussed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms' (BATF) procedures and practices for investigating and resolving sexual harassment and discrimination complaints. GAO noted that: (1) between 1988 and 1993, BATF received 198 formal equal employment opportunity complaints; (2) BATF has not developed, implemented, or communicated adequate guidelines and responsibilities that internal offices...
Monetary Payments in Federal EEO Cases
GGD-93-45R: Published: May 25, 1993. Publicly Released: May 25, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on payments that were made to federal employees and their attorneys resulting from discrimination complaint cases during fiscal years (FY) 1989 through 1992. GAO found that: (1) from FY 1989 through 1992, federal agencies paid at least $47.9 million to federal employees as the result of employee discrimination claims; (2) at least $24.4...
Affirmative Employment: Assessing Progress of EEO Groups in Key Federal Jobs Can Be Improved
GGD-93-65: Published: Mar 8, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1993.
GAO analyzed the representation of women and minorities in key federal jobs, including their hiring, promotion, and voluntary or involuntary departure from those jobs.GAO found that: (1) the relative number of white women and minority men and women increased between 1984 and 1990 in all grades; (2) the relative numbers of minority women increased by 34 percent, compared to a 22-percent increase am...