ERIC Number: ED029130
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Equality of Opportunity in Manpower Programs. Report of Activity under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
The Manpower Administration maintains manpower programs and develops manpower plans and policy through its constituent bureaus or offices: Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, Bureau of Work-Training Programs, Bureau of Employment Security, Office of Manpower Policy, Evaluation and Research (since absorbed as the administrations staff), and Office of Financial and Management Services. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides in Section 601 that "No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits or, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." To this end, the Department of Labo r has established in the Office of the Secretary of Labor, the Office of Equal Opportunity Manpower Programs and has delegated to the special assistant in charge of this office the responsibility to direct and coordinate the department's civil rights programs. The present and future impact of this office and some of its problems and accomplishments are discussed. (CH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Civil Rights Act 1964