Civil rights (11 - 15 of 15 items)
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...
Problems in the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Program Need to Be Resolved
FPCD-76-85: Published: Sep 9, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1977.
The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Act of 1972 established guidelines for ensuring nondiscrimination and placed responsibility with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for reviewing national and regional EEO plans submitted by departments and agencies, evaluating agency operations, and publishing progress reports.It could not be determined whether the EEO program for federal employees and job a...
Review of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's Office for Civil Rights
HRD-77-78: Published: Mar 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1977.
GAO reviewed the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) management of its civil rights enforcement responsibilities with particular emphasis on the way OCR is using its resources. Inquiry was made into OCR appropriations, staffing, complaint processing and compliance review policies and procedures, resources expended on various enforcement activities, and the results/accomplishments achieved by OCR under e...
Planning, Controlling, and Propriety of Training in Region VIII
FPCD-76-31: Published: Mar 4, 1976. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1976.
GAO reviewed the implementation of employee training provided by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), Region VIII, Denver, Colorado. The review concentrated on authorized training provided by colleges and universities. To determine the propriety of authorized training, GAO considered applicable laws and regulations and reviewed many individual authorizations.Some required traini...
National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Equal Employment Opportunity Program Could Be Improved
FPCD-75-107: Published: Apr 16, 1975. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1975.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action plans, focusing on: (1) hiring and promotion practices; (2) training and upward mobility programs; and (3) its discrimination complaint system.GAO noted that: (1) minorities composed 4.3 percent of NASA's total professional employees and...