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ERIC Number: ED019408
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Nov-30
Pages: 5
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THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT, PROGRAMS AND PROCEDURES.
Division of Manpower Development and Training. , BAVT.
THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT (MDTA), AS AMENDED, IS DESIGNED TO DEAL WITH THE PROBLEMS OF WORKERS FACING JOB DISPLACEMENT, THE SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF THE HARDCORE UNEMPLOYED, OTHER UNEMPLOYED AND UNDEREMPLOYED, AND THE EMERGENCE OF SKILL SHORTAGE IN CERTAIN OCCUPATIONS. THE ACT IS JOINTLY ADMINISTERED BY THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE, AND THE SECRETARY OF LABOR. THESE TWO AGENCIES AND THE STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES, STATE EDUCATION AGENCIES, AND THE STATE APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING AGENCIES ALL HAVE DISTINCT PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES. EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS AUTHORIZED UNDER THE MDTA INCLUDE ACTIVITIES SUCH AS PROJECTS TO IMPROVE TECHNIQUES AND METHODS, BRIEF REFRESHER AND REORIENTATION COURSES FOR UNEMPLOYED PROFESSIONAL WORKERS, PROGRAMS FOR TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS, AND NATIONAL PROGRAMS THROUGH AGREEMENTS OR DIRECT CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE ANY EDUCATION OR TRAINING PROGRAM NEEDED TO CARRY OUT THE ACT. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON MDTA PROGRAM GUIDELINES, DEVELOPMENT AND APPROVAL OF TRAINING PROJECT, PROGRAM LIMITATIONS, MDTA REPORTS, AND NATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS. SOURCES ARE LISTED FOR INFORMATION ON ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER MDTA PROGRAMS, PROVISION OF INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING, ON-THE-JOB TRAINING, EXPERIMENTAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS, REFRESHER AND REORIENTATION TRAINING, AND NATIONAL PROGRAMS. THE LEGAL BASIS FOR THESE PROGRAMS IS P.L. 87-415 (MARCH 15, 1962), P.L. 88-214 (DECEMBER 19, 1963), P.L. 89-15 (APRIL 26, 1965), AND P.L. 89-792 (NOVEMBER 7, 1966). (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Division of Manpower Development and Training. , BAVT.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act