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Information on EEO Discrimination Complaints
GGD-93-6RS: Published: Dec 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1992.
GAO provided supplemental information on equal employment opportunity (EEO) discrimination complaints at smaller federal agencies. GAO noted that: (1) one agency corrected inaccurate data it reported in its EEO report; (2) it revised a table to reflect the corrected data; and (3) the reason for the inconsistencies was that complaints encompassed multiple issues, such as national origin, race, sex,...
AID Management: EEO Issues and Protected Group Underrepresentation Require Management Attention
NSIAD-93-13: Published: Nov 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) compliance with equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action requirements, focusing on: (1) women and minority representation by job category, major occupation, and grade level; (2) an AID recruitment strategy to ensure women and minorities were hired at representative rates; (3) AID ass...
Equal Employment Opportunity: EEOC and State Agencies Did Not Fully Investigate Discrimination Charges
HRD-89-11: Published: Oct 11, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed six Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) districts' and five states' fair employment practices agencies' (FEPA) efforts to fully investigate discrimination charges; and (2) assessed how well EEOC monitored state investigative work.GAO found that, of the charges that EEOC and FEPA closed with no-cause determinations from January th...
Alleged Misappropriation of Monies Allocated for the Operation of the Memphis District Office of the EEOC
B-175042: Published: Apr 12, 1972. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Continuing Financial Management Problems at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
AFMD-82-72: Published: May 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1982.
GAO was asked to review the financial operations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) with emphasis on determining the extent of deficiencies in EEOC controls over appropriated funds. GAO was requested to issue an interim report in October 1981 on the results of the review at that time.GAO found that: (1) accounting records and reports were unreliable, due to problems such as the...
What Is Merit?
115195: Jan 1, 1981
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Spring 1981. The concept of merit has been the cornerstone of the federal personnel system since the Civil Service Act was passed, but each generation redefines merit to reflect contemporary values and concerns. Three aspects of the merit principle emerge as consistent concerns or tacit assumptions: open competition, selection on the basis...
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...
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...
Equal Employment Opportunity Program at the U.S. Marshals Service
FPCD-78-24: Published: Mar 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1978.
As part of a review of the Department of Justice's affirmative action programs, questionnaires were sent to a sampling of employees at the U.S. Marshals Service to obtain information on attitudes, practices, and experiences concerning equal employment opportunity (EEO). An intradepartmental committee within the Department of Justice studying promotion and assignment practices at the U.S. Marshals...
Problems with Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures Need To Be Resolved
FPCD-77-54: Published: Feb 2, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1978.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinating Council, consisting of the Secretary of Labor, the Attorney General and the chairpersons of the Civil Service Commission, Civil Rights Commission, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or their respective delegates, was established in 1972 to coordinate federal equal employment opportunity enforcement efforts. Early in 1973, the Council set out t...