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ERIC Number: ED022139
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 141
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Putting the Hard-Core Unemployed into Jobs. Report of the Business-Civic Leadership Conference on Employment Problems, Chicago, Illinois, June 5-7, 1967. Part I, Conference Summary. Part II, Case Studies.
National Citizens Committee for Community Relations, Washington, DC.
Part 1 of this conference report on employing the hard-core unemployed asserts the urgency of action by business and industry to meet employment problems, and presents examples of more active recruitment and liberalized hiring and placement practices, employer-sponsored education and training, efforts by employers to take action on transportation, housing, vocational education, health and welfare, and other community social problems. An action program is recommended, with emphasis on broad cooperation between business and communities. Part 2 describes company programs of recruiting, testing, training, and motivation, employer-community job programs, organizations of businesses and communities, and the use of special tools and techniques; such companies as North American Aviation and such communities as Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Boston, Buffalo, Newark, and Huntsville, Alabama are included. The document includes listings of information sources, community job programs, conference participants, and Federal agencies for assistance and funding. (ly)
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Authoring Institution: National Citizens Committee for Community Relations, Washington, DC.