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ERIC Number: ED014640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec
Pages: 63
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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MEN WANT WORK. REPORT TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, OFFICE OF MANPOWER AUTOMATION AND TRAINING.
LOLLIS, DAVID L.
THE COUNCIL OF THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS MADE A ONE-YEAR STUDY OF THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT IN APPALACHIA AND HELPED ESTABLISH THE YOUTH, EDUCATION, JOB DEVELOPMENT, WORK EXPERIENCE, VISTA, AND ON THE JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS WHICH ARE REVIEWED AND EVALUATED IN THIS REPORT. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT--(1) MEN WANT JOBS, (2) WHILE UNFILLED JOBS EXIST IN BUSINESS THROUGHOUT APPALACHIA, TRAINED WORKERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, AND (3) THERE ARE UNMET NEEDS IN WELFARE, EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND PUBLIC FACILITIES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT FUTURE MANPOWER WORK IN THE AREA CENTER AROUND THREE PROGRAMS--(1) ON THE JOB TRAINING, TO INCLUDE MATCHING JOBS WITH THE UNEMPLOYED AND PROVIDING AID IN PLANNING TRAINING PROGRAMS, COUNSELING SERVICES FOR TRAINEES, HELP TO BUSINESS IN DEVELOPING MARKETS, AND COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS TO INVOLVE THE POOR IN SOCIAL CHANGE, (2) NEW CAREERS, TO INCLUDE THE TRAINING OF INDIGENOUS UNEMPLOYED FOR NONPROFESSIONAL JOBS IN WELFARE, EDUCATION, AND HEALTH SERVICES, AND (3) DIRECT EMPLOYMENT OF THE POOR IN CONSERVATION, ROAD CONSTRUCTION, AND BEAUTIFICATION. (DOCUMENT INCLUDES A DESCRIPTION OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM OF A NEW INDUSTRY--IRON MOUNTAIN STONEWARE, CASE HISTORIES, AND A REPORT, INCLUDING TABLES, OF THE SPECIAL VALUE OF ON-THE-JOB TRAINING IN RURAL AREAS.) (AJ)
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Authoring Institution: Council of the Southern Mountains, Inc., Berea, KY.
Identifiers: APPALACHIA; Economic Opportunity Act 1964; MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT