Civil rights (1 - 10 of 23 items)
Coast Guard: Civil Rights Directorate Can Enhance Workforce Restructuring Efforts
GAO-11-718: Published: Jul 18, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 2011.
The United States Coast Guard's (USCG) Civil Rights Directorate's (CRD) principal functions are to provide Equal Opportunity (EO) services to its approximately 50,000 active duty military, and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) services to its 8,000 civilian employees. We reported in April 2010 that CRD had taken action to help resolve its management challenges, such as dissatisfaction among USCG...
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: Management Could Benefit from Improved Strategic Planning and Increased Oversight
GAO-05-77: Published: Oct 8, 2004. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 2004.
The Chairmen of the Senate and House Committees on the Judiciary asked GAO to determine (1) the extent of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' compliance with the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993, (2) what federal oversight is provided to the Commission, and (3) the status of the implementation of recommendations from GAO's past reviews of the Commission.Th...
Homosexuals in the Military: Policies and Practices of Foreign Countries
NSIAD-93-215: Published: Jun 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 25 foreign countries' policies concerning homosexuals in the military, focusing on: (1) the policies' evolution; (2) the comparison of military policies to civilian laws; (3) whether armed services' practices are consistent with military policies; and (4) each countries' experience with homosexuals in the military.GAO found that: (1) 11 of the 25 c...
EEO Oversight: Report of GAO's Affirmative Action Planning Process
PAB-93-1: Published: Feb 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1993.
GAO reviewed its equal employment opportunity (EEO) activities from 1987 to 1990, focusing on: (1) its strategy for developing affirmative action plans; (2) the implementation of its strategy; (3) the approaches used in the affirmative action plans; and (4) management accountability for implementing affirmative action strategies.GAO found that: (1) the GAO affirmative action plan is not formulated...
AID Management: EEO Issues and Protected Group Underrepresentation Require Management Attention
NSIAD-93-13: Published: Nov 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) compliance with equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action requirements, focusing on: (1) women and minority representation by job category, major occupation, and grade level; (2) an AID recruitment strategy to ensure women and minorities were hired at representative rates; (3) AID ass...
Band I, II, and III, Task Guide
144683: Jun 1, 1991
GAO published a task guide to assist supervisors of Band I, II, and III employees in discussing, monitoring, and developing employee performance...
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: The Commission Has Complied With FY89 Appropriation Act Provisions
GGD-91-32: Published: Feb 8, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the Commission on Civil Rights to determine its compliance with nine restrictions on its use of appropriated funds.GAO found that the Commission: (1) complied with the nine restrictions in its use of fiscal year (FY) 1989 appropriations, but its use of planned instead of actual employment and salary figures was inconsistent with its own methodolog...
Paul G. Dembling
OP-6-OH: Published: Sep 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1988.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotape interview of Paul G. Dembling, who served GAO as General Counsel from 1969 through 1978, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure the systematic recording of the bases for policy decisions and other important events for posterity...
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: Compliance With Appropriation Provisions as of March 31, 1988
GGD-88-91: Published: Jun 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1988.
GAO reviewed the Commission on Civil Rights' compliance with fiscal year (FY) 1988 line-item appropriations and other limitations as of March 31, 1988.GAO found that: (1) the Commission complied with each of the FY 1988 line-item appropriations and other limitations; (2) the Commission failed to include salaries and benefits for all temporary employees in its calculations; and (3) the Chairman had...
GAO Advisory Council on Civil Rights: 1985 Annual Report
130723: Jul 31, 1986
The Advisory Council on Civil Rights (ACCR) published its annual report summarizing its major work in providing advice and guidance to GAO management in equal employment opportunity matters. ACCR addressed several issues, including: (1) GS-12 performance appraisals; (2) the job assignment process; (3) the affirmative action plan's hiring and promotion goals; (4) handicap evacuation plans in region...