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ERIC Number: ED021047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec
Pages: 226
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Reference Count: 0
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MANPOWER AND THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT SERVICE IN EUROPE, A STUDY OF PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS.
GREEN, ALFRED L.
THE HEAD ADMINISTRATOR OF THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S DIVISION OF EMPLOYMENT VISITED SWEDEN, FRANCE, YUGOSLAVIA, THE NETHERLANDS, GREAT BRITAIN, AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY DURING JUNE AND JULY OF 1966. INTERVIEWS WERE HELD WITH PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT PERSONNEL IN ALL ECHELONS AND WITH OFFICIALS OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC ORGANIZATIONS TO AID IN THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF EACH COUNTRY'S PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT SERVICE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE, FUNCTIONS, STAFFING PATTERNS, AND BUDGETING PROCEDURES. SOME OF THE MOST GENERAL OBSERVATIONS WERE--(1) EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE SHOWS THAT THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT SERVICE MAY BE OUTSTANDINGLY SUCCESSFUL UNDER CONDITI ONS OF CLOSE INTEGRATION WITH UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AS WELL AS UNDER CONDITI ONS OF ABSOLUTE SEPARATISM, (2) IN NONE OF THE COUNTRIES, EXCEPT GREAT BRITAIN, DO PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES ORGANIZED FOR PROFIT OPERATE EXTENSIVELY, (3) IN ALL SIX COUNTRIES THERE IS MORE KNOWLEDGE OF JOB VACANCIES AND AVAILABLE JOB-SEEKERS THAN IN THE UNITED STATES, (4) INTER-AREA LABOR MARKET CLEARANCE IS SUPPORTED IN THE SEVERAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES BY SUBSTANTIVE PROGRAMS WHICH PROMOTE LABOR AND MANAGEMENT MOBILITY, SUCH AS RELOCATION ALLOWANCES, TAX INCENTIVES FOR PLANT LOCATION, AND OTHERS, AND (5) PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS IN GREAT BRITAIN, SWEDEN, WEST GERMANY, AND THE NETHERLANDS ENABLE THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT SERVICES TO PLACE THE HARD-CORE UNEMPLOYED IN JOBS WITH THE GOVERNMENT AS EMPLOYER. (ET)
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Identifiers: FRANCE; GREAT BRITAIN; Netherlands; SWEDEN; West Germany; YUGOSLAVIA