Equal employment (11 - 19 of 19 items)
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...
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Charge Data System
T-IMTEC-88-5: Published: Jun 24, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Charge Data System to determine whether it provided EEOC with accurate, complete, and current data. GAO found that some EEOC district offices reported that the system: (1) could not transfer automated charge records directly from one field office to another; (2) did not allow district offices to...
Equal Employment Opportunity: EEOC Birmingham Office Closed Discrimination Charges Without Full Investigation
HRD-87-81: Published: Jul 15, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the extent to which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Birmingham district office closed pending discrimination charges in September 1985, regardless of the investigative status, to meet production goals.GAO found that: (1) the Birmingham office closed 29 percent of the charges without completing a full investigation; (2) the i...
[Response to Request for Opinion on Agency Compliance With EEOC Directives]
B-223711: Published: Jul 28, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO addressed issues pertaining to whether the National Endowment for the Humanities was legally bound to comply with an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requirement to submit information concerning its affirmative action plan. EEOC promulgated that requirement in response to statutory direction. In fiscal years 1983 and 1984, the Endowment refuse...
Problems Persist in the EEO Complaint Processing System for Federal Employees
FPCD-83-21: Published: Apr 7, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on continuing problems with the discrimination complaint processing system for Federal employees and some proposed changes in the system.The system for processing Government employees' discrimination complaints continues to be plagued with problems, particularly the length of time it takes to process complaints. GAO found that complaints closed...
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...
Further Improvements Needed in EEOC Enforcement Activities
HRD-81-29: Published: Apr 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1981.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces title VII of the Civil Rights Act which prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The President's 1978 Reorganization Plan increased the authority and responsibility of EEOC and made it the principal agency for enforcing federal equal employment opportunity requirements. In 1976...
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...
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...