ERIC Number: ED177272
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Where Are Women and Blacks? Patterns of Employment in Alabama Government.
Alabama State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
This report examines employment opportunities for women and minorities in the Alabama State government. The employment actions of State officials in the wake of the United States versus Frazer decision in which the State was found guilty of discrimination against blacks are also examined. Comments made by George C. Wallace and other State officials and Alabama employment statistics provide the basis for the report. Background information on employment practices in Alabama and on the Frazer court case is provided. Specific actions taken by the State to promote affirmative action in government employment are discussed. Policies and practices undertaken by individual government agencies to extend opportunitites for mobility and to make employment tests more equitable for women and minorities are reviewed. Tables provide data on Alabama employees by race and sex in various job categories from 1973 to 1977, and on the occupational distribution of State and local government employees. Recommendations made by the Advisory Committee for improving the employment status of women and minorities in the Alabama State government are outlined. (EB)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama