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Discrimination Complaints: Payments to Employees by Federal Agencies and the Judgement Fund
HRD-89-141: Published: Sep 25, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' corrective actions in resolving employment discrimination complaints, focusing on: (1) whether policies on settling discrimination complaints differed among agencies; (2) whether agencies collected data on agency and Judgement Fund payments; and (3) the magnitude of the payments.GAO found that: (1) monetary payments resulting from...
Investigator's Guide to Sources of Information
OSI-88-1: Published: Mar 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1988.
GAO provided a collection of information sources and the types of information they provide to assist investigators in locating data...
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...
Proposed Relocation of the Offices of the Social Security Administrator and Staff
B-164031(4).113: Published: May 7, 1979. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
The question was raised whether the Friedel Amendment would bar the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) from effecting the proposed relocation of the offices of the Social Security Administration (SSA) from Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, to Washington, D.C. In reply to a request for his views on the matter, the Assistant Secretary for Management and Budget, H...
Investigation of Activities of Consumer Affairs Offices for Possible Violations of Anti-Lobbying Statutes
B-129874: Published: Sep 11, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 1983.
Congress requested that GAO investigate the activities of the Special Assistant to the President for Consumer Affairs and the Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA), Department of Health, Education and Welfare, during the Spring of 1977, for possible violations of Federal anti-lobbying statutes in connection with their efforts to obtain enactment of legislation to establish a Consumer Protection Agency...
[Suitability of the MUMPS Language for Government Agencies]
B-203143: Published: Jul 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 8, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, comments were made on the suitability of the Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System (MUMPS) language for Government agencies. MUMPS is not used at GAO and GAO does not consider it suitable for generalized use in the Government. The system was developed as a means for building databases and querying hospital records and is one of 10 A...
Investigation of the Impact of the Government's Purchase of Products Made by Handicapped and Blind Persons on the Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Inc.
B-174787: Published: Feb 1, 1972. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Review of Selected Activities of Regional Commissions
B-177392: Published: Mar 26, 1974. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
119638: Jun 30, 1982
A list is presented of GAO reports to Congress and Federal agencies issued from January through June 1982, congressional testimonies by GAO officials, speeches by the Comptroller General, legal decisions, and publications on accounting and auditing procedures, accounting and financial auditing, intergovernmental auditing standards, and automatic data processing...
The Impact of Budget Cuts on Three Directorates of the National Science Foundation
PAD-82-25: Published: Jan 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the effect of recent budget cuts on the following three National Science Foundation Directorates: Science and Engineering Education; Biological, Behavioral, and Social Sciences; and Scientific, Technological, and International Affairs.GAO isolated the areas which would be affected the most by the reduced budget, based on first quarter fiscal ye...