Excerpt from Reauthorization Request for the U S Commission on Civil Rights Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session, February 9, 1994Our report found weaknesses at hud It had not made sure that States and local agencies could enforce the law Hud has been try ing to make improvements.We also did a report on federally assisted transportation projects which the Department of Transportation is using in its work and one on validity of testing in education and employment.Testing is a hot issue We were trying to shed some light on how you use tests without discriminating against people on the basis of race, ethnic origin or gender.We did a report on equal employment opportunities for Federal employees, which found out what we knew pretty much viscerally, that there are major problems in how the employment opportunity laws are enforced for Federal employees People who may be eu gaged in discrimination are often in the chain of command to act on such grievances, which means they are simply deciding their own fate and their own actions.The Commission testified before the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights in support of a bill which incorporates various recommendations we made to solve that problem We have held important briefings where people come before us to talk about issues and to tell us they think we either should have a hearing or some work product to deal with these issues.The Commission conducts briefings on a variety of topics We had one on statehood for the District of Columbia in which the Mayor and the Delegate from the District of Columbia to Congress testified In addition to supporters, we heard from opponents of statehood Indeed, an array of people talked about what the role and response should be and whether there is discrimination in volved in the absence of statehood for the District of Columbia.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. New Download Reauthorization Request for the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session, February 9, 1994 author U.S. Congress For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk
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- Reauthorization Request for the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session, February 9, 1994
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