Federal Efforts to Eradicate Employment Discrimination in State and Local Governments: An Assessment of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Employment Litigation Section

September 2001


Letter of Transmittal


Executive Summary

Chapter 1—Overview: The Role and Responsibilities of the Employment Litigation Section in Eliminating Employment Discrimination

Chapter 2—ELS’ Enforcement Program: Mission, Resources, and Procedures

Chapter 3—Measuring Performance: An Analysis of ELS’ Management Tools

Chapter 4—ELS’ Enforcement Program: Priorities and Workload

Chapter 5—Scope and Impact of ELS’ Enforcement Efforts

Chapter 6—Findings and Recommendations


Appendix A

Appendix B

Glossary of Enforcement Terms

Bibliography and Contact List