Federal employees (81 - 90 of 131 items)
Survey of Effectiveness and Need for Equal Employment Opportunity Training at Region IV, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
B-70896: Published: Apr 25, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1983.
A survey of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) training provided at Region IV, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), focused on kinds of training, selection of participants, and evaluation of results.Two categories of training were provided: skills and orientation. Skills training was provided for individuals directly involved in EEO programs. Orientation courses, designed to provide...
Review of Selected Agencies' Intergovernmental Personnel Act Assignments
GGD-83-96: Published: Aug 29, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 436 assignments made under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970 (IPA) that were on file at the Departments of Health and Human Services, Commerce, and the Interior, and at the Environmental Protection Agency. GAO was asked to determine whether agencies were paying a greater share of IPA assignment costs than the benefits warranted and whe...
Legality of Establishing a Day Care Center for HEW Employees
B-186875: Published: Nov 24, 1976. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
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Problems Persist in the EEO Complaint Processing System for Federal Employees
FPCD-83-21: Published: Apr 7, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on continuing problems with the discrimination complaint processing system for Federal employees and some proposed changes in the system.The system for processing Government employees' discrimination complaints continues to be plagued with problems, particularly the length of time it takes to process complaints. GAO found that complaints closed...
Inquiry Into Alleged Operating and Management Problems in EEOC's Office of Review and Appeals
FPCD-82-68: Published: Aug 25, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations made by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission employees about poor personnel management and other problems at the Commission's Office of Review and Appeals (ORA).Nineteen allegations were made involving a wide range of management and operating problems such as productivity, records management, employees' time and attendance, use of ov...
Questionnaire Design Problems Limit Usefulness of Results
FPCD-82-9: Published: Mar 11, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1982.
GAO reviewed the design of two merit systems review and studies (MSRS) questionnaires, one dealing with the merit system and the other with reprisal.GAO found that the questionnaires' objectives are very broad and address complex issues. GAO questions the appropriateness of using abstract data to meet descriptive and evaluative objectives. Neither questionnaire adequately provides a baseline or th...
Equal Employment Opportunity Issues
116557: Oct 1, 1981
The Federal Government has developed numerous programs to ensure that equal employment opportunity exists within the federal workforce. Some of the efforts involved in administering the programs included: setting up complaints review systems, revising recruitment programs, implementation of affirmative action planning, reviewing examining procedures, setting guidelines for employee selection proce...
An Integrated Approach to Human Resources Management
115196: Jan 1, 1981
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Spring 1981. In 1980, GAO began operating an independent personnel system which removed it from most Office of Personnel Management regulations. This independence, combined with a continually expanding congressional mandate, a changing work force, legal constraints on employment practices, and improvements in personnel management technolog...
What Is Merit?
115195: Jan 1, 1981
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Spring 1981. The concept of merit has been the cornerstone of the federal personnel system since the Civil Service Act was passed, but each generation redefines merit to reflect contemporary values and concerns. Three aspects of the merit principle emerge as consistent concerns or tacit assumptions: open competition, selection on the basis...
Career Level Council--Annual Report 1980
113336: Aug 1, 1980
During the fiscal year 1980, the GAO Career Level Council transmitted its views on the Division Directors' Group paper on Teams and the first set of draft regulations implementing the GAO personnel legislation. The Council recommended the development and implementation of formal standards by which to evaluate and promote career ladder staff. The Council recommended that all members of the competit...