Equal employment opportunity (41 - 50 of 58 items)
The National Institute of Education Should Further Increase Minority and Female Participation in Its Activities
HRD-81-3: Published: Nov 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1980.
The National Institute of Education (NIE) has undertaken a number of projects to increase the participation of minorities and women in its activities. These projects include the unsolicited proposal program, the small and disadvantaged business utilization program, the minorities' and women's program, and the black college initiatives program. These efforts are designed to increase awareness in NI...
How To Make Special Emphasis Programs an Effective Part of Agencies' EEO Activities
FPCD-80-55: Published: Aug 27, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 27, 1980.
Special emphasis programs were established in federal agencies because women and minorities perceived that their needs were not being adequately considered or met in existing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) programs. There are five government-wide programs: (1) the Federal Women's Program; (2) the Hispanic Employment Program; (3) the Selective Placement Program for the Handicapped; (4) the Mino...
GAO Policies and Procedures of Achieving EEO Goals
094321: Nov 14, 1979
No summary is currently available...
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...
Selected Publications on Equal Opportunity
113318: Jan 1, 1979
This annotated bibliography presents selected recent publications on equal employment opportunity. It updates bibliographies published by GAO from December 1975 through February 1977. Topics covered include affirmative action; the use of statistics as evidence of discrimination; federal, state and local governments; the Supreme Court's decision in the Bakke case; and equal opportunity problems of...
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...
Major Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Programs for the Private Sector Should Be Consolidated
HRD-78-72: Published: Jun 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1978.
Two major federal programs evaluate equal employment opportunity activities of many of the nation's employers: (1) the title VII program authorized by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and administered by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state and local fair employment practice agencies; and (2) the contract compliance program established to carry out Executive Order 11246 administered b...
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...
Problems in the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Program Need to Be Resolved
FPCD-76-85: Published: Sep 9, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1977.
The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Act of 1972 established guidelines for ensuring nondiscrimination and placed responsibility with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for reviewing national and regional EEO plans submitted by departments and agencies, evaluating agency operations, and publishing progress reports.It could not be determined whether the EEO program for federal employees and job a...
System for Processing Individual Equal Employment Opportunity Discrimination Complaints: Improvements Needed
FPCD-76-77: Published: Apr 8, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1977.
Although the Civil Service Commission (CSC) established an extensive system for processing individual discrimination complaints, many aspects of the system need improvement.At nine federal agencies and departments, the planning and actions taken to make sure that discrimination complaint system objectives are met can be improved in several areas: (1) management commitment; (2) structure within the...