Employment discrimination (51 - 60 of 91 items)
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: (...
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: 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...
Affirmative Action: Social Security Can Do More To Improve Blacks' Representation in Its Work Force
HRD-87-2: Published: Jan 2, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) the effect of the affirmative action plan at Social Security Administration (SSA) headquarters on the representation of blacks in some job series; (2) how SSA developed and implemented affirmative action plans; and (3) whether SSA planning and reporting complied with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requirements.GAO found tha...
GAO Advisory Council on Civil Rights: 1985 Annual Report
130723: Jul 31, 1986
The Advisory Council on Civil Rights (ACCR) published its annual report summarizing its major work in providing advice and guidance to GAO management in equal employment opportunity matters. ACCR addressed several issues, including: (1) GS-12 performance appraisals; (2) the job assignment process; (3) the affirmative action plan's hiring and promotion goals; (4) handicap evacuation plans in region...
Equal Opportunity: Information on the Atlanta and Seattle EEOC District Offices
HRD-86-63FS: Published: Feb 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1986.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO visited the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Atlanta and Seattle district offices to obtain management and staff views on the effect of new EEOC policies on: (1) the investigation of discrimination laws; (2) enforcement of antidiscrimination charges; (3) remedies to be sought for victims of discrimination; (4) procedures for conducting system...
Information on Internal EEO Activities at Selected Federal Agencies
GGD-85-62: Published: Jun 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed information on civil rights activities submitted by a variety of federal agencies to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for fiscal years 1981 and 1984.GAO obtained information on internal equal employment opportunity (EEO) office activities at the agencies including components dealing with complaint processing, policy development, legal a...