Fair employment programs (71 - 80 of 169 items)
State Department: Minorities and Women Are Underrepresented in the Foreign Service
NSIAD-89-146: Published: Jun 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Foreign Service's merit personnel system, focusing on recruitment, appointment, assignment, and promotion of minorities and women.GAO found that: (1) minorities and women were underrepresented in the Foreign Service work force when matched against comparable civilian labor force statistics; (2) the Department of State increased minority repre...
Women's Advisory Council 1988 Annual Report
147431: Jun 1, 1989
The GAO Women's Advisory Council presented its annual report for 1987. The council addressed a number of issues during 1988, including: (1) GAO pay-for-performance and non-smoking policies; (2) the expansion of upward mobility opportunities; (3) examination of recruitment efforts and employee benefits at private firms; (4) a review of GAO draft orders; (5) incorporating contributors names in GAO r...
Social Security Administration: Employment of and Service to Hispanics
HRD-89-35: Published: Jan 30, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) compliance with the equal employment opportunity guidelines in its hiring of Hispanics and its services to Hispanics nationwide, focusing on whether SSA had adequate: (1) Spanish-speaking employees to effectively and efficiently deal with Hispanics; and (2) printed materials in Spanish.GAO found that: (...
Leo Herbert, GAO, 1956-1974
OP-7-OH: Published: Dec 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1988.
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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...
Women's Advisory Council 1987 Annual Report
135104: Jan 1, 1988
The GAO Women's Advisory Council presented its annual report for 1987. The council addressed a number of issues during 1987, including: (1) GAO expansion of promotion opportunities for personnel in female-dominated jobs; (2) comments on the GAO maxiflex order and final part-time order revisions; (3) recruitment efforts at GAO versus other federal agencies; (4) review of the revised personnel progr...
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...
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...