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ERIC Number: ED053237
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-May-31
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Minority Group Employment in the Federal Government, May 31, 1970.
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Manpower Statistics Div.
Minority employment surveys in the Federal Government are conducted as a part of the overall equal employment opportunity program under Executive Order 11478 issued by the President on August 8, 1969. Data in this report are based on a census of minority group employment in the Federal Government as of May 31, 1970. The census included Negroes, Spanish-surnamed persons, American Indians, Orientals, and in Alaska, Aleuts and Eskimos. Geographically, the survey covered all states (except Hawaii), foreign countries, and United States territories (except the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico). Foreign nationals overseas were excluded, as were all Federal civilian employees not in a full-time status as of May 31, 1970. Data in this report represent world-wide agency summaries, and there intended only as an indicator of overall changes in the status of employment among minority groups at the agency level. Although total Federal civilian employment decreased by nearly 8700 positions from November 1969 to May 1970, minority group employees in Federal jobs increased by nearly 1400. There are now 501,900 minority group employees, comprising 19.4 percent of the 2,593,000 full-time Federal employees, up from 19.2 percent in Nov. 1969. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Bias, Black Employment, Civil Rights, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Statistics, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Eskimos, Federal Government, Government Employees, Minority Groups, Spanish Speaking, Statistical Surveys, Surveys
Superintendent of Documents, Govt. Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.70)
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Authoring Institution: Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Manpower Statistics Div.