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Women represent an increasingly larger share of the total workforce in the United States--constituting nearly half of the total workforce. In addition, an increasing proportion of women in the workforce are more educated.
A high-performance organization relies on a dynamic workforce with the requisite talents, multidisciplinary knowledge, and up-to-date skills to ensure that it is equipped to accomplish its mission and achieve its goals.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners' (NAIC) evaluates a state's program for regulating insurer solvency about once every five years to determine if it meets the association's minimum standards. The accreditation program has been in place for about 10 years.
GAO discussed a Department of Commerce legislative proposal to allow the Census Bureau to share its address data with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and other federal, state, and local agencies to enhance address information and for other public purposes.
To aid Congress and the Census Bureau in planning for the next census, GAO reviewed portions of the 1980 census program concerning mailing list development, follow-up on nonrespondents, and activities to reduce the number of persons missed.