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The final report of the Glass Ceiling Commission, issued November 1995. Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 created the 21-member, bipartisan Federal Glass Ceiling Commission. The Commission’s mandate was to study the barriers to the advancement of minorities and women within corporate hierarchies (the problem known as the glass ceiling), to issue a report on its findings and conclusions, and to make recommendations on ways to dismantle the glass ceiling.


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Suggested Citation
U.S. Glass Ceiling Commission (1995). A Solid Investment: Making Full Use of the Nation's Human Capital (Final Report of the Commission). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.