Hiring policies (31 - 40 of 42 items)
The Public Service: Issues Confronting the Federal Civilian Workforce
GGD-94-157: Published: Aug 25, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) efforts to improve federal human resource management and the status of key open recommendations made to Congress, OPM, and other agencies.GAO found that: (1) since 1991, OPM has made significant improvements in federal human resource management; (2) in response to the 1991 recommendations, OPM provided g...
VRA Appointments For On-call Positions
GGD-94-31R: Published: Oct 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Vietnam veterans' allegations that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) withheld certain rights and entitlements due them as recipients of veterans readjustment appointments (VRA). GAO found that: (1) the veterans' VRA rights and entitlements were not denied; (2) although positions filled through VRA appointments usually lead to permanent full-time p...
Assessing EEO Progress at INS
GGD-93-54R: Published: Jul 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the number of women and minority employees at the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) at grade 11 or higher, focusing on their appointment, promotion, and separation. GAO found that: (1) between 1984 and 1992, the number of women and Hispanic men at grades 11 or higher substantially increased in comparison to white men; (2)...
Information on Black Employment at INS
GGD-93-44R: Published: May 17, 1993. Publicly Released: May 17, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compiled data on the number, occupations, and grades of black employees in the Department of Justice's Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). GAO noted that: (1) in September 1992, 12 percent of all employees at INS were black; (2) INS had 16,132 full time permanent employees in grades 1 through 15 and 1,915 were black; (3) 26 percent of INS full-tim...
Acquisition Management: Implementation of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act
NSIAD-93-129: Published: Apr 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO determined whether the Department of Defense (DOD) has effectively implemented the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act.GAO found that: (1) DOD has established an acquisition workforce management structure and issued implementing policies and regulations as required by the act; (2) DOD has identified and designated 127,000 acquisition workforce p...
Health and Human Services: Update on Hispanic Representation in HHS Region VIII
GGD-93-47FS: Published: Dec 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO presented information on the representation of Hispanics in the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) region VIII.GAO found that: (1) the region's employment of Hispanics exceeded the Hispanic representation in the Rocky Mountain civilian labor force (CLF) in 1991; (2) in September 1991, the region's Hispanic representation was 11.5 percent, exclud...
The Public Service
OCG-93-7TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized issues relating to the need to acquire and retain a competent and motivated federal work force.GAO noted that: (1) to attract and retain a high-quality work force, the government must sustain the initiatives begun in the last 4 years and respond to other emerging issues; (2) federal managers do not always have the flexibility, systems, or process...
Federal Workforce: Continuing Need for Federal Affirmative Employment
GGD-92-27BR: Published: Nov 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the federal government's Affirmative Employment Program.GAO found that: (1) as of September, 1990, white women, Hispanic men, and Hispanic women were underrepresented in the federal civilian work force; (2) problems associated with affirmative employment planning included the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) approval...
Federal Affirmative Action: Better EEOC Guidance and Agency Analysis of Underrepresentation Needed
GGD-91-86: Published: May 10, 1991. Publicly Released: May 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal affirmative employment program, focusing on: (1) the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) major workforce data requirements for agency multiyear affirmative employment plans; and (2) agency compliance with requirements.GAO found that: (1) 27 of 35 agencies, employing 98 percent of the federal workforce, complied with the EEO...
Equal Employment: Minority Representation at USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
GGD-91-31BR: Published: Mar 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service's (NASS) equal employment opportunity (EEO) upward mobility program (UMP) and merit promotion process, focusing on: (1) NASS compliance with its merit plan promotion requirements; (2) the extent to which NASS employees filed discrimination complaints regarding UMP; (3) NASS ef...