Agency proceedings (1 - 7 of 7 items)
Reports, Testimony, Correspondence, and Other Publications
OPA-99-8: Published: May 31, 1999. Publicly Released: May 31, 1999.
This is a compilation of the reports, testimonies, correspondences, and other publications produced by GAO in May 1999. Highlights include: (1) Information Security: many NASA Mission-Central Systems Face Serious Risks; (2) Consumer Product Safety Commission: Consumer Education Efforts for Revised Children's Sleepware Safety Standard; (3) Equal Employment Opportunity: Data Shortcomings Hinder Asse...
[Comments on Whether EPA Interim Guidance Is a Rule Under the Congressional Review Act]
B-281575: Published: Jan 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 20, 1999.
GAO provided information on whether interim guidance for investigating Title VI administrative complaints challenging permits issued by the Environmental Protection Agency is a rule under the Congressional Review Act portion of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Act (SBREFA). GAO held that, irrespective of whether or not in isolation the second portion of the interim guidance is properly vi...
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,...
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...
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...
Authority To Pay Reasonable Attorney Fees and Costs Incident to EEO Proceeding
B-195544(MRV): Published: May 7, 1980. Publicly Released: May 7, 1980.
Legal opinions were sought regarding the authority of an agency to pay reasonable attorney fees and costs incident to an equal employment opportunity proceeding before an agency. GAO held that on April 9, 1980, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued interim regulations which provide that an agency or EEOC may award a complainant reasonable attorney fees and costs when an allegat...
The OGC Adviser, Vol. 4, No. 2
113397: Jan 1, 1980
This publication, which is published three times a year, contains articles which deal with various aspects of administrative law that should be of interest to the GAO staff. An overview of the administrative process of Federal agencies is presented. The intricacies involved in the ongoing Constitutional challenge of one of the legislative veto mechanisms are described. An article explores why many...