ERIC Number: ED199307
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar-22
Reference Count: 0
Employment of Asian/Pacific American Women in Chicago. Report of a Conference Sponsored by the Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor (Chicago, Illinois, March 22, 1980).
Kumata, Ruth; Murata, Alice
This report presents the proceedings of a Chicago conference and other information acquired as part of a project designed to increase the access of Asian and Pacific American women to U.S. Department of Labor programs. The first part of the report describes the Chicago conference and includes several articles: (1) a history of Asian women in Chicago; (2) case studies of Asian and Pacific American women's employment experiences and the implications of these experiences; (3) descriptions of Department of Labor employment and training programs; and (4) guidelines for securing Federal employment. Also presented here are descriptions of conference workshops held on establishing employment networks and beginning small businesses. The second part of the report deals with employment patterns of Asian and Pacific women in the Midwestern United States, including an overview and some preliminary statistical data on Korean, Indian, Indochinese, Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino women in the Chicago area. Part III presents the recommendations from the National Conference on Employment of Asian/Pacific American Women held in Washington, D.C. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Business, Case Studies, Employed Women, Employment Level, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Programs, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Government, Federal Programs, Government Employees, Immigrants, Job Training, Occupational Surveys, Racial Discrimination
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Department of Labor; Illinois (Chicago); Pacific Americans
Note: Survey form may be marginally legible due to reproduction quality of original document. Names and addresses of participants have been deleted in order to protect their privacy.