ERIC Number: ED177270
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Private Sector Affirmative Action: Omaha.
Nebraska State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
This report examines the state of employment opportunity for women and minorities in Omaha, Nebraska. The economic setting of Omaha is described. The two key segments of affirmative action in Omaha, recruitment and career ladder opportunities, are discussed. The role of pre-employment programs such as the job service, schools, apprenticeship programs, and private agencies such as the National Alliance of Businessmen are examined. Data on actual employment practices of Omaha employers are presented. The efforts of employers, Federal agencies, and community groups to make affirmative action programs work are reviewed. Findings and recommendations made by the Advisory Committee concerning the improvement of employment opportunities and status of women and minorities are outlined. (EB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Business, Community Organizations, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Programs, Employment Services, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Government Role, Minority Groups, Occupational Mobility, Public Agencies, Recruitment, State of the Art Reviews
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Identifiers: Nebraska (Omaha)