Employment discrimination (71 - 80 of 140 items)
Health and Human Services: Hispanic Representation and Equal Employment Practices in Region VIII
HRD-91-6: Published: Nov 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations of discriminatory hiring and promotion practices against Hispanics by the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) region VIII, located in Denver.GAO found that: (1) the region's employment representation of Hispanics was 10.3 percent with Indian Health Service (IHS) staff excluded and 6.0 percent with IHS staff included; (2) thos...
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...
Age Discrimination: Use of Age-Specific Provisions in Company Exit Incentive Programs
HRD-90-87BR: Published: Feb 27, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the use of age-specific provisions in company exit incentive programs.GAO found that: (1) only 5 percent of company exit incentive programs used an age-specific eligibility provision; (2) two programs set age brackets and one program used an age cap for extended incentive offers; (3) just under 20 percent of the programs had no age provision; (4) 1...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Representation of Minorities and White Women at Fort Lee Army Post, Virginia
GGD-90-27: Published: Jan 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the equal employment opportunity (EEO) program for civilian personnel at Fort Lee, Virginia.GAO found that: (1) various EEO groups, particularly black men, were underrepresented at Fort Lee, to a greater extent in senior and middle management positions and occupational categories; (2) EEO data showed underrepresentation in almost all upper pay grad...
Persons With Disabilities: Reports on Costs of Accommodations
HRD-90-44BR: Published: Jan 4, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the potential costs of proposed legislation prohibiting private-sector employment discrimination against disabled persons.GAO identified 12 published reports that estimated the costs of accommodating the disabled, noting that: (1) the reports had limited value for estimating the costs of implementing the employment discrimination leg...
Women and Minority Aerospace Industry Profile, 1979-1986
T-HRD-90-4: Published: Nov 3, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1989.
GAO discussed equal employment opportunities among government contractors in the aerospace industry between 1979 and 1986, focusing on whether: (1) representation of minorities and women in the industry changed over time; (2) the aerospace representation reflected their representation in the labor force; and (3) minorities and women in aerospace received pay similar to white males for similar work...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Women and Minority Aerospace Managers and Professionals, 1979-86
HRD-90-16: Published: Oct 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 2, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined national data on equal employment opportunity among government contractors in the aerospace industry between 1979 and 1986, focusing on whether: (1) the representation of minorities and women in the industry changed over time; (2) the aerospace representation reflected their representation in the labor force; and (3) minorities and women in aerospa...
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: Actions Needed for FAA to Implement Committee Recommendations in the Airline Industry
HRD-89-100: Published: Aug 18, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the legal and administrative mechanisms the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would need to follow a House of Representatives suggestion that it share responsibility with the Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) for enforcing the airline industry's compliance with affirmative action and equal employ...
Underrepresentation of Minorities and Women in the Foreign Service
T-NSIAD-89-49: Published: Sep 22, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1989.
GAO discussed its report on the representation of minorities and women in the Department of State's Foreign Service. GAO noted that: (1) minority representation at State increased from 7 percent to 11 percent between 1981 and 1987, while white women continued to represent about 24 percent of the work force; (2) although State eliminated minority and white women underrepresentation for entry-level...