Personnel management (11 - 20 of 119 items)
Workforce Profile at SSA Baltimore
GGD-96-80R: Published: Apr 5, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of African-American employees at the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baltimore, Maryland, area operations. GAO noted that: (1) in September 1994, African-Americans constituted nearly 44 percent of the workforce in the Baltimore SSA operations, which was about 0.8 percent lower than in September 1989; (2) African-Ame...
Manager's Guide: RIF Notification
156606: Feb 22, 1996
GAO published a guide to assist managers in notifying staff of their termination under the GAO reduction-in-force (RIF) and aid terminated and remaining staff through the RIF transition...
Military Equal Opportunity: Problems With Services' Complaint Systems Are Being Addressed by DOD
NSIAD-96-9: Published: Jan 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military's equal opportunity (EO) program, focusing on: (1) the services' processes for handling EO complaints; and (2) whether there are opportunities for improving these processes.GAO found that: (1) in implementing the military EO program, the four military services have established different complaint processes; (2) among these differences...
Equal Employment Opportunity: NIH's Handling of Alleged Sexual Harassment and Sex Discrimination Matters
GGD-95-192: Published: Sep 29, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the extent and nature of sexual harassment and sex discrimination at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).GAO found that: (1) 32 percent of NIH employees surveyed reported experiencing some form of sexual harassment in the past year, but 96 percent of these employees opted not to file an equal employment opportunity (EEO) complaint or take other...
Vacant Positions in the Bureau of Indian Affairs
RCED-96-14R: Published: Oct 6, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on end of fiscal year (FY) staffing at the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), focusing on the: (1) occupations that have the highest number of vacant positions; and (2) number of vacant positions in law enforcement and social services. GAO noted that BIA: (1) had about 14,600 employees on board at the end of FY 1993 and 13,700 at the end o...
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 (...
Merit Systems Protection Board: Mission Performance, Employee Protections, and Working Environment
GGD-95-213: Published: Aug 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Merit Systems Protection Board's (MSPB) performance, management, and operations, focusing on: (1) whether the MSPB appeals process is effectively protecting federal employees against improper personnel practices; (2) the accountability mechanisms MSPB has in place to provide its employees with merit system protections; and (3) the actions MSPB...
Social Security Administration: Leadership Challenges Accompany Transition to an Independent Agency
HEHS-95-59: Published: Feb 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO: (1) evaluated the Social Security Administration's (SSA) and Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) transition plans; and (2) identified some of the policy changes SSA will face as an independent agency.GAO found that: (1) SSA and HHS have progressed towards the goal of SSA functioning as an independent agency; (2) HHS has successfully identified...
Managing DOE: Further Review Needed of Suspensions of Security Clearances for Minority Employees
RCED-95-15: Published: Dec 8, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) security clearance program, focusing on: (1) whether racial or ethnic disparities existed among those employees who had their security clearances suspended; and (2) actions DOE needs to take to respond to these disparities.GAO found that: (1) between fiscal years 1989 and 1993, DOE suspended 425 security clearances...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Immigration and Naturalization Service's Equal Employment Opportunity Program
T-GGD-95-41: Published: Nov 17, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1994.
GAO discussed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) Equal Employment Opportunity Program (EEO), focusing on the: (1) status of the EEO complaint backlog during fiscal years (FY) 1989 through 1993; (2) timeliness of INS EEO complaint processing during FY 1989 through 1993; (3) status of INS efforts to improve EEO operations and workforce diversity between FY 1989 and 1993; and (4) numb...