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ERIC Number: ED016035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Mar
Pages: 245
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Reference Count: 0
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MANPOWER REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT AND A REPORT ON MANPOWER REQUIREMENTS, RESOURCES, UTILIZATION, AND TRAINING, MARCH 1966.
Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PRESIDENT'S REPORT INCLUDED (1) IN 1965 MORE THAN 100,000 PERSONS COMPLETED TRAINING UNDER THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT, (2) 3 OF EVERY 4 WERE PLACED IN JOBS WITHIN 90 DAYS OF COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, (3) MORE THAN 500,000 YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN WERE APPROVED FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS, (4) APPROXIMATELY 200 AREA VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS WERE APPROVED FOR CONSTRUCTION, AND (5) 85,000 FULL-TIME STUDENTS WERE RECEIVING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO BEGIN OR CONTINUE VOCATIONAL TRAINING. THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REPORT PROCEEDS FROM AN UNQUALIFIED COMMITMENT TO THE VIEW THAT FULL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IS A PROPER, PRACTICABLE, AND FIRST-PRIORITY NATIONAL OBJECTIVE. MAJOR SECTIONS ARE (1) REVIEW OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS, (2) MANPOWER OUTLOOK, (3) HIDDEN COSTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT, (4) UNUSED MANPOWER RESOURCES AND THEIR DEVELOPMENT, (5) YOUNG WORKERS, AND (6) FARMWORKERS. THE NEED FOR STRENGTHENING TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR DEVELOPING AND UTILIZING PRESENTLY UNDERUTILIZED HUMAN RESOURCES IS EMPHASIZED. A STATISTICAL APPENDIX IS INCLUDED. FOR A SUMMARY OF THE REPORT SEE VT 003 706. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $1.50 FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (SL)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM; JOB CORPS; Manpower Development and Training Act; NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS; PROJECT HEAD START