Equal employment opportunity (61 - 70 of 93 items)
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...
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...
GAO Policies and Procedures of Achieving EEO Goals
094321: Nov 14, 1979
No summary is currently available...
Views on H.R. 3339, 96th Congress
111733: Jul 20, 1979
The GAO Career Level Council was established as an advisory group by the Comptroller General in 1969 and represents approximately one-half of the GAO professional staff. The Chairman of the Council presented views on H.R. 3339, a bill to provide for the employment and compensation of employees of GAO. The Council supported the broad objectives of the legislation, which are to improve the efficienc...
Impact of Selected Cross-Cutting National Policy Requirements on State and Local Governments
GGD-79-64: Published: Jun 21, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1979.
The federal government has enacted statutes on such issues as equal employment opportunity, citizen participation, and equal delivery of program benefits to further certain national policy objectives. Currently proposed legislation addresses the problem of administering federal regulations. The bill is intended to produce greater uniformity of program requirements that must be met by grant recipie...
Rental Space Occupied by EEOC in Los Angeles
LCD-79-316: Published: Jun 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1979.
An inquiry was conducted of the leasing of office space in Los Angeles, California, occupied by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The apparent high cost of the EEOC space does not serve the government's best interest.The General Services Administration (GSA) charged EEOC $9.79 a square foot under a law which authorizes the GSA Administrator to charge agencies an amount that appro...
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...
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...
Proposed Interim Regulation Governing Administrative Payment of Attorney's Fees and Costs in Equal Employment Opportunity Cases
B-193144: Published: Nov 3, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1978.
No summary is currently available...
Major Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Programs for the Private Sector Should Be Consolidated
HRD-78-72: Published: Jun 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1978.
Two major federal programs evaluate equal employment opportunity activities of many of the nation's employers: (1) the title VII program authorized by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and administered by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state and local fair employment practice agencies; and (2) the contract compliance program established to carry out Executive Order 11246 administered b...