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Diversity Management: Trends and Practices in the Financial Services Industry and Agencies after the Recent Financial Crisis
GAO-13-238: Published: Apr 16, 2013. Publicly Released: May 16, 2013.
Management-level representation of minorities and women in the financial services industry and among federal financial agencies and Federal Reserve Banks (Reserve Banks) has not changed substantially from 2007 through 2011. Industry representation of minorities in 2011 was higher in lower-level management positions--about 20 percent--compared to about 11 percent of senior-level manager positions....
Equal Employment Opportunity: The Policy Framework in the Federal Workplace and the Roles of EEOC and OPM
GAO-05-195: Published: Apr 29, 2005. Publicly Released: May 10, 2005.
The federal government has created a framework to provide for EEO by prohibiting unlawful discrimination based on such factors as race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, and disability, and offers redress when discrimination and retaliation have occurred. To further EEO and help bring about a diverse workforce, federal agencies are required to carry out affirmative employment and mino...
Senior Executive Service: Enhanced Agency Efforts Needed to Improve Diversity as the Senior Corps Turns Over
GAO-03-34: Published: Jan 17, 2003. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 2003.
The federal government faces large losses in its Senior Executive Service (SES), primarily through retirement but also because of other normal attrition. This presents the governmental with substantial challenges to assuring an able management cadre and also provides opportunities to affect the composition of the SES. GAO estimated the number of SES members who would actually leave service through...
DOE Weapons Laboratories: Actions Needed to Strengthen EEO Oversight
GAO-02-391: Published: Apr 22, 2002. Publicly Released: May 21, 2002.
Allegations of racial profiling at the Department of Energy's (DOE) weapons laboratories raised questions about the equitable treatment of minorities and women in personnel actions at these laboratories. The former secretary of energy reiterated a policy of zero tolerance of discrimination of any kind and said that he expected and required full compliance with both the spirit and letter of all civ...
Hispanic Employment Statistics
GGD-96-85R: Published: Jun 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided statistical information on Hispanic employment at eight selected executive departments in 1994, focusing on the percentage of Hispanics: (1) at certain grade levels; and (2) that received appointments, conversions, promotions, and outstanding performance appraisals. GAO noted that: (1) the Air Force, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Women and Minority Representation at Interior, Agriculture, Navy, and State
GGD-95-211: Published: Sep 29, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the representation of women and minorities at the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture (USDA), Navy, and State as compared to the agencies' total workforce and the nation's civilian labor force (CLF); (2) these agencies' compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) affirmative employment planning instructions; and (...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Group Representation in Key Jobs at the National Institutes of Health
GGD-95-83: Published: Mar 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) employment practices, focusing on NIH progress in meeting federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) requirements that address job placement and advancement of minorities and women.GAO found that: (1) from fiscal year (FY) 1984 through FY 1993, the overall representation of minorities and women in the NIH w...
Federal Affirmative Employment: Better Guidance Needed for Small Agencies
GGD-94-71: Published: Jul 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the representation of women and minorities in the federal workforce, focusing on: (1) 75 federal agencies required to report to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and not covered in previous reports; and (2) the usefulness and clarity of EEOC requirements for affirmative employment planning by these agencies and their compliance wit...
EEO at the National Park Service
GGD-94-54R: Published: Mar 3, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the representation of women and minorities in the National Park Service (NPS), both nationwide and in its San Francisco organizational units, focusing on changes in the representation levels of these groups for fiscal years 1984 to 1992. GAO found that: (1) the relative numbers of women and minorities generally increased between fisc...
Legislative Employment: EEO Complaint Processing By the House Office of Fair Employment Practices
T-GGD-93-30: Published: May 27, 1993. Publicly Released: May 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the House Office of Fair Employment Practices' (OFEP) procedures for handling employment discrimination complaints, focusing on the: (1) number, type, and resolution of complaints; (2) progression of complaints through the process; and (3) number of complaints that resulted in finding of discrimination. GAO noted that: (1) OFEP does not investigate employment discrimination complaint...