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Senior Executive Service: Diversity Increased in the Past Decade
GAO-01-377: Published: Mar 16, 2001. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 2001.
This report analyzes the gender and racial/ethnic diversity in the career Senior Executive Service (SES) governmentwide. GAO examines (1) whether the composition of the career SES changed during the 10-year period ending in fiscal year 1999 to include more minorities and women, (2) what proportion of women and minorities were appointed to the career SES annually during this 10-year period and whet...
Federal Tort Claims Act: Issues Affecting Coverage for Tribal Self-Determination Contracts
RCED-00-169: Published: Jul 5, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 5, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) coverage to tribal contractors under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, focusing on: (1) the process for implementing FTCA coverage for tribal self-determination contracts; (2) the FTCA claims history for tribal self-determination contracts for fiscal years (FY) 1997 through 1999; and (3)...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Responses to Questions Related to Equal Employment Opportunity and Dispute Resolution Issues
GGD-00-123R: Published: Apr 21, 2000. Publicly Released: May 4, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO responded to congressional questions regarding GAO's testimony on the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaint process for federal employees, focusing on: (1) whether minorities are placed in positions that are "dead end employment tracks;" (2) whether GAO studied the Navy's Pilot Dispute Resolution Program, which is used to resolve EEO complaints; (3)...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Discrimination Complaint Caseloads and Underlying Causes Require EEOC's Sustained Attention
T-GGD-00-104: Published: Mar 29, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the equal employment opportunity (EEO) complaint process for federal employees and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) role in protecting federal workers from unlawful employment discrimination, focusing on the: (1) rising number of new discrimination cases; (2) data shortcomings that hinder assessment of workplace conflicts; and...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Complaint Caseloads Rising, With Effects of New Regulations on Future Trends Unclear
GGD-99-128: Published: Aug 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) complaint caseload, focusing on: (1) trends in the size of inventories and the age of cases in inventory at various stages of the EEO complaint process; (2) trends in the number of complaints filed by federal employees and the time taken by agencies and EEOC to process them; and (3...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Data Shortcomings Hinder Assessment of Conflicts in the Federal Workplace
GGD-99-75: Published: May 4, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the nature and extent of workplace conflicts that underlie the rising number of discrimination cases, focusing on: (1) the statutory bases (e.g., race, sex, or disability discrimination) under which employees filed complaints; (2) the kinds of issues (e.g., nonselection for promotion, harassment) that were cited in these complaints;...
Core Competencies for Financial Managers in the Federal Government (Exposure Draft)
JFMIP-ET-98-7: Published: Nov 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1998.
GAO provided information on establishing core competencies for financial managers who work in the federal government. This document defines the context for financial management core competencies which constitute financial managers' primary professional knowledge and skills...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Rising Trends in EEO Complaint Caseloads in the Federal Sector
GGD-98-157BR: Published: Jul 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the inventories of unresolved equal employment opportunity (EEO) complaints at federal agencies and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), focusing on: (1) trends in the size of inventories and the age of cases in inventory at the various stages of the EEO complaint process; (2) trends in the number of complaints filed by federal emplo...
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Employers' Experiences With ADR in the Workplace
GGD-97-157: Published: Aug 12, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on alternative dispute resolution (ADR), focusing on: (1) private sector companies' and federal agencies' reasons for using ADR; (2) the types of ADR these organizations have made available to their employees through procedures other than those under collective bargaining agreements and the extent to which they have put these ADR proces...
State Department: Provision of Residential Furniture Inconsistent With Best Practices
NSIAD-97-173R: Published: Jun 10, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1997.
GAO reviewed the State Department's procurement of residential furniture for its overseas employees.GAO noted that: (1) GAO's preliminary work indicates that State may be missing an opportunity to develop a more cost effective and efficient approach to purchasing furniture for its overseas employees; (2) the current process is inefficient because of its long cycle times, several handoffs, and subs...