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Equal Employment Opportunity: Improved Coordination Needed between EEOC and OPM in Leading Federal Workplace EEO
GAO-06-214: Published: Jun 16, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 2006.
In April 2005 GAO reported on the EEO policy framework in the federal workplace and the roles of EEOC and OPM. This report, in response to a congressional request, provides information on (1) federal agency EEO and human capital managers' views of the EEO framework requirements; (2) their views on the usefulness of guidance and feedback from EEOC and OPM concerning these requirements; and (3) how...
Equal Employment Opportunity: The Policy Framework in the Federal Workplace and the Roles of EEOC and OPM
GAO-05-195: Published: Apr 29, 2005. Publicly Released: May 10, 2005.
The federal government has created a framework to provide for EEO by prohibiting unlawful discrimination based on such factors as race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, and disability, and offers redress when discrimination and retaliation have occurred. To further EEO and help bring about a diverse workforce, federal agencies are required to carry out affirmative employment and mino...
Hispanic Employment Statistics
GGD-96-85R: Published: Jun 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided statistical information on Hispanic employment at eight selected executive departments in 1994, focusing on the percentage of Hispanics: (1) at certain grade levels; and (2) that received appointments, conversions, promotions, and outstanding performance appraisals. GAO noted that: (1) the Air Force, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department...
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 (...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Group Representation in Key Jobs at the National Institutes of Health
GGD-95-83: Published: Mar 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) employment practices, focusing on NIH progress in meeting federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) requirements that address job placement and advancement of minorities and women.GAO found that: (1) from fiscal year (FY) 1984 through FY 1993, the overall representation of minorities and women in the NIH w...
Federal Affirmative Employment: Better Guidance Needed for Small Agencies
GGD-94-71: Published: Jul 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the representation of women and minorities in the federal workforce, focusing on: (1) 75 federal agencies required to report to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and not covered in previous reports; and (2) the usefulness and clarity of EEOC requirements for affirmative employment planning by these agencies and their compliance wit...
EEO at the National Park Service
GGD-94-54R: Published: Mar 3, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the representation of women and minorities in the National Park Service (NPS), both nationwide and in its San Francisco organizational units, focusing on changes in the representation levels of these groups for fiscal years 1984 to 1992. GAO found that: (1) the relative numbers of women and minorities generally increased between fisc...
EEO Oversight Study of GAO's Employment of Persons with Disabilities
PAB-94-1: Published: Jan 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1994.
The General Accounting Office (GAO) Personnel Appeals Board conducted a follow-up study to determine whether and to what extent GAO has implemented its recommendations to develop a viable, agencywide equal employment opportunity program for persons with disabilities. The Board noted that GAO has: (1) made significant progress to ensure that disabled persons are afforded equal employment opportunit...
EEOC: Federal Affirmative Planning Responsibilities
T-GGD-94-20: Published: Oct 13, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1993.
GAO discussed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) role in creating a federal workforce that is discrimination free and reflects the nation's population. GAO noted that: (1) EEOC must work with federal agencies to better identify employment barriers for women and minorities; (2) the representation of women and minorities in the federal workforce has increased between 1982 and 1993;...
Legislative Employment: EEO Complaint Processing By the House Office of Fair Employment Practices
T-GGD-93-30: Published: May 27, 1993. Publicly Released: May 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the House Office of Fair Employment Practices' (OFEP) procedures for handling employment discrimination complaints, focusing on the: (1) number, type, and resolution of complaints; (2) progression of complaints through the process; and (3) number of complaints that resulted in finding of discrimination. GAO noted that: (1) OFEP does not investigate employment discrimination complaint...