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Despite extensive research on the progress that women have made toward equal pay and career advancement opportunities over the past several decades, there is no consensus about the magnitude of earnings differences between men and women and why differences may exist.
This report, part of GAO's performance and accountability series, provides an overview of management challenges and program risks facing the federal government. The series also contains 21 separate reports on individual agencies.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed agencies' handling of appeals and challenges within the broader context of the initial implementation of the Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act of 1998, focusing on: (1) the 24 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Act agencies' inventories and the...