ERIC Number: ED226137
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar-8
Reference Count: 0
Hearing on Employment and Training Proposals. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session (New York, NY).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document contains a transcript of a hearing concerning the proposed Community Partnership for Employment and Training Act (H.R. 5320) and two related bills (H.R. 5461 and H.R. 5533). The transcript York, New York). Act proposes to establish a community public-private training and employment assistance system and to provide employment and training services. The act would replace the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) legislation, which was due to expire September 30, 1982. Included in the transcript are testimony and prepared statements given by CETA program completers, community action organization spokespersons, the mayor of New York City, union representatives, youth employment and training programs staff members, and Private Industry Council representatives, among others. Although differing in perspectives according to the organizations that they represent, those testifying asked that this legislation be passed to continue the job of CETA to provide employment training and job placement to the unemployed and disadvantaged. They pointed out their programs' successes and asked for continuing aid. The speakers especially pointed to the efficacy of community-based organizations and asked that funding for their job training programs be continued. Specific proposals for program revisions and improvements were also made. (KC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; Congress 97th; Proposed Legislation
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