Minorities (81 - 90 of 101 items)
How To Make Special Emphasis Programs an Effective Part of Agencies' EEO Activities
FPCD-80-55: Published: Aug 27, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 27, 1980.
Special emphasis programs were established in federal agencies because women and minorities perceived that their needs were not being adequately considered or met in existing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) programs. There are five government-wide programs: (1) the Federal Women's Program; (2) the Hispanic Employment Program; (3) the Selective Placement Program for the Handicapped; (4) the Mino...
Need To Ensure Nondiscrimination in CETA Programs
HRD-80-75: Published: Jun 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1980.
The Department of Labor has not been able to determine whether Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs equitably serve all segments of the population. The act requires that prime sponsors, State and local governments operating CETA programs, provide CETA services free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap, or political affiliation o...
Agencies When Providing Federal Financial Assistance Should Ensure Compliance With Title VI
HRD-80-22: Published: Apr 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1980.
A request was made for a review of Federal agencies' compliance with title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VI provides that no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin under any Federal financial assistance program. Each executive department and agency is responsible for determining which of its activities and programs provide Federal financia...
Problems Concerning the Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program
FPCD-79-62: Published: Jun 18, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1979.
The Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program provides governmentwide recruiting policies and programs designed to eliminate underrepresentation of minorities and women in civil service employment.The problems which restrict the ability of agencies to fulfill program requirements include data collection and reporting systems, responsibility and accountability, and items not included in the Off...
Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in the Department of Justice
108905: Mar 28, 1979
The sixth and final report on the Department of Justice (DOJ) equal employment opportunity (EEO) affirmative action programs calls for greater efforts by DOJ to bring minorities and women into the work force. Representation of minorities and women at higher levels, in more responsible jobs, and in certain occupational groups remains low. The review raised questions about the degree of top manageme...
EEO Advisory Council's 1978 Report
108861: Mar 1, 1979
The Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Council (EEOAC) of the General Accounting Office (GAO), an 18-member group representing 15 offices and divisions, meets each year with the Comptroller General to discuss EEO matters in GAO. The EEOAC found no criteria for career ladder positions in the GAO divisions that were reviewed. More career development opportunities are needed for support staff. Div...
Department of Justice Should Improve Its Equal Employment Opportunity Programs
FPCD-78-79: Published: Feb 23, 1979. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1979.
GAO reviewed the affirmative action programs within the Department of Justice and each of its seven bureaus for the period from July 1974 through September 1978. Attention was focused on the practices affecting the structure and implementation of the affirmative action programs; employment recruitment, selection, promotion, training, and assignment; and the discrimination complaint process. This i...
Equal Employment Opportunity Contractor Compliance Activities
HRD-78-167: Published: Sep 14, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1978.
A limited review was conducted of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) implementation of equal employment opportunity requirements for Government contractors. Little progess has been made in obtaining a comprehensive listing of contractor facilities under each compliance agency's responsibility, and OFCCP and agency officials are still not sure that all contractors subject t...
Trends in A/E Contracting
107243: Jul 21, 1978
A preliminary examination was performed of trends with respect to the participation of small, new, and minority firms in the Corps of Engineers' A/E contracts.Data are not available on the extent of contracting with minorities but, beginning in 1978, the Corps of Engineers has established goals of 5 percent of contracts and 5 percent of dollar value. With respect to small businesses, the majority...
Problems Identified in Draft Report on Race Relations Training Programs
FPCD-76-91: Published: Apr 18, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1978.
A draft report sent to the Secretary of Defense in 1976 identified certain problems in race relations training programs given at selected Army and Air Force installations. The report noted that the services had no formal method of evaluating the effectiveness of their training, that the focus of the training was misplaced, and that the training as it was given would not change discriminatory behav...