Employment discrimination (61 - 70 of 91 items)
Survey of Effectiveness and Need for EEO Training
B-70896: Published: Apr 25, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
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...
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...
Age Discrimination and Other Equal Employment Opportunity Issues in the Federal Work Force
FPCD-82-6: Published: Nov 20, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1981.
GAO was asked to determine whether Federal employees were being treated in a manner free of age discrimination. In its review, GAO concentrated on four issues: (1) the system for processing discrimination complaints; (2) how age complaints are processed in relation to complaints dealing with race, sex, national origin, or other discrimination issues; (3) the severity of age discrimination in the F...
The Administration of the Contract Compliance Program Has Shown Improvement
HRD-82-8: Published: Oct 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) implementation of its contract compliance program since the 1978 consolidation of compliance agencies into the Department of Labor. The purpose of the program is to assure that contractors doing business with the Federal Government are in compliance with equal employment opportunity regulations.In a previous report issued jus...
Comparable Worth--A Socioeconomic Issue for the Eighties
117390: Oct 1, 1981
Comparable worth can be seen as a natural result of earlier civil rights actions. The Equal Pay Act prohibited employers from using gender as a basis for wage differentials, but this Act did not cover the vast majority of working women, those in traditionally low-paying and female-dominated occupations. Even when educational and other prerequisites are equal within an occupation, the salary inequi...
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...
Implementation of Affirmative Action Planning
FPCD-81-25: Published: Dec 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 12, 1981.
GAO responded to the question of whether the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should develop more objective standards by which to measure the progress of Federal departments and agencies in enhancing equal employment opportunity. GAO: (1) reviewed the status of the Commission's implementation of its instructions for preparing Federal affirmative actions; (2) contacted selected agencies and...
Minority and Female Distribution Patterns in the Military Services
FPCD-81-6: Published: Dec 18, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1980.
The increasing debate about the viability of the All-Volunteer Force has raised many questions concerning the number and distribution of minorities and females in the Armed Forces. Very little information on the distribution of minorities and females has been officially and systematically provided to Congress. GAO conducted a study to determine whether more useful information on historic trends, c...