Racial discrimination (21 - 30 of 33 items)
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...
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...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Some Racial Imbalance in SSA Region X, Better Data and Remedies Needed
HRD-88-6: Published: Oct 13, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 2, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the employment status of black employees in the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Region X, which includes Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.GAO found that: (1) blacks were underrepresented in some grades in three primary job series; (2) the Region X multiyear affirmative action plan identified the job series and grade level...
EEO Oversight: Functional Study of GAO's Career Ladder Promotional Process
PAB-88-1: Published: Oct 1, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1987.
GAO reviewed its agency-wide career ladder promotions from 1980 to 1985 in five groups: (1) evaluator; (2) evaluator-related; (3) attorney; (4) writer-editor; and (5) administrator. GAO focused on whether there were significant differences: (1) between the rates at which protected groups were promoted within the various career ladders; and (2) in the time protected groups spent in grade prior to c...
Survey of Effectiveness and Need for EEO Training
B-70896: Published: Apr 25, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Review of Selected Activities of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission District Office in Memphis
B-175042: Published: Sep 28, 1973. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Training Civil Rights Counselors
118600: Jan 1, 1982
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 17, Issue 2, Spring 1982, describes the expanding roles of civil rights counselors in the workplace. By keeping management informed of office developments, counselors can intervene early enough to forestall or resolve problems with minimal disruption of the office routine. This represents a radical departure from the counselor's traditional role...
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...
Federal Employment Examinations: Do They Achieve Equal Opportunity and Merit Principle Goals?
FPCD-79-46: Published: May 15, 1979. Publicly Released: May 15, 1979.
Each year about 1.5 million applications are made for competitive civil service positions and about 150,000 to 200,000 people are hired from civil service job registers. By law, selection and advancement should be determined on the basis of ability, knowledge, and skills following fair and open competition which ensures everyone an equal opportunity. A survey was made to see whether examining proc...
Department of Justice Should Improve Its Equal Employment Opportunity Programs
FPCD-78-79: Published: Feb 23, 1979. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1979.
GAO reviewed the affirmative action programs within the Department of Justice and each of its seven bureaus for the period from July 1974 through September 1978. Attention was focused on the practices affecting the structure and implementation of the affirmative action programs; employment recruitment, selection, promotion, training, and assignment; and the discrimination complaint process. This i...