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Equal Employment Opportunity: Group Representation in Key Jobs at the National Institutes of Health
GGD-95-83: Published: Mar 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) employment practices, focusing on NIH progress in meeting federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) requirements that address job placement and advancement of minorities and women.GAO found that: (1) from fiscal year (FY) 1984 through FY 1993, the overall representation of minorities and women in the NIH w...
Federal Affirmative Employment: Better Guidance Needed for Small Agencies
GGD-94-71: Published: Jul 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the representation of women and minorities in the federal workforce, focusing on: (1) 75 federal agencies required to report to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and not covered in previous reports; and (2) the usefulness and clarity of EEOC requirements for affirmative employment planning by these agencies and their compliance wit...
EEO at the National Park Service
GGD-94-54R: Published: Mar 3, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the representation of women and minorities in the National Park Service (NPS), both nationwide and in its San Francisco organizational units, focusing on changes in the representation levels of these groups for fiscal years 1984 to 1992. GAO found that: (1) the relative numbers of women and minorities generally increased between fisc...
Sex Discrimination: Agencies' Handling of Sexual Harassment and Related Complaints
T-OSI-94-22: Published: Mar 8, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1994.
GAO discussed its review of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms' (BATF) investigation and resolution of sexual harassment complaints. GAO noted that: (1) DEA employees were reluctant to use the complaints process because they feared reprisal from managers; (2) female employees were concerned because investigators demonstrated a lack of sensi...
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms: Bureau's Handling of Sexual Harassment and Related Complaints
T-OSI-93-1: Published: May 26, 1993. Publicly Released: May 26, 1993.
GAO discussed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms' (BATF) procedures and practices for investigating and resolving sexual harassment and discrimination complaints. GAO noted that: (1) between 1988 and 1993, BATF received 198 formal equal employment opportunity complaints; (2) BATF has not developed, implemented, or communicated adequate guidelines and responsibilities that internal offices...
Affirmative Employment: Assessing Progress of EEO Groups in Key Federal Jobs Can Be Improved
GGD-93-65: Published: Mar 8, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1993.
GAO analyzed the representation of women and minorities in key federal jobs, including their hiring, promotion, and voluntary or involuntary departure from those jobs.GAO found that: (1) the relative number of white women and minority men and women increased between 1984 and 1990 in all grades; (2) the relative numbers of minority women increased by 34 percent, compared to a 22-percent increase am...
EEO Oversight: Report of GAO's Affirmative Action Planning Process
PAB-93-1: Published: Feb 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1993.
GAO reviewed its equal employment opportunity (EEO) activities from 1987 to 1990, focusing on: (1) its strategy for developing affirmative action plans; (2) the implementation of its strategy; (3) the approaches used in the affirmative action plans; and (4) management accountability for implementing affirmative action strategies.GAO found that: (1) the GAO affirmative action plan is not formulated...
Health and Human Services: Update on Hispanic Representation in HHS Region VIII
GGD-93-47FS: Published: Dec 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO presented information on the representation of Hispanics in the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) region VIII.GAO found that: (1) the region's employment of Hispanics exceeded the Hispanic representation in the Rocky Mountain civilian labor force (CLF) in 1991; (2) in September 1991, the region's Hispanic representation was 11.5 percent, exclud...
Information on EEO Discrimination Complaints
GGD-93-6RS: Published: Dec 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1992.
GAO provided supplemental information on equal employment opportunity (EEO) discrimination complaints at smaller federal agencies. GAO noted that: (1) one agency corrected inaccurate data it reported in its EEO report; (2) it revised a table to reflect the corrected data; and (3) the reason for the inconsistencies was that complaints encompassed multiple issues, such as national origin, race, sex,...
AID Management: EEO Issues and Protected Group Underrepresentation Require Management Attention
NSIAD-93-13: Published: Nov 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) compliance with equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action requirements, focusing on: (1) women and minority representation by job category, major occupation, and grade level; (2) an AID recruitment strategy to ensure women and minorities were hired at representative rates; (3) AID ass...