Women in the federal service
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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in [Washington .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Women -- Employment -- United States.,
  • Civil service -- United States.,
  • United States -- Officials and employees.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lucille Foster McMillin, U.S. civil service commissioner.
ContributionsMcMillin, Lucille Foster.
LC ClassificationsJK721 .A5 1941
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 53 p.
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6429310M
LC Control Number41050891

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A Question of Equity: Women and the Glass Ceiling in the Federal Government. The representation of women in professional and administrative occupations and the Senior Executive Service has increased. Within the Federal workforce, differences between women and men in experience and education have diminished, which bodes well for continued progress. The United States federal civil service is the civilian workforce (i.e., non-elected and non-military public sector employees) of the United States federal government's departments and agencies. The federal civil service was established in (5 U.S.C. § ).U.S. state and local government entities often have comparable civil service systems that are modeled on the national system, in.   Among federal prisoners in , a higher share of men than women reported being the parents of minor children, but almost 80 percent of the mothers reported that they lived with their children. The Federal Women’s Program (FWP) was established in when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Executive Order and added sex as a prohibited form of discrimination. The FWP has a primary responsibility to identify barriers to the hiring and advancement of women and to enhance employment opportunities for women in every area of federal service.