ERIC Number: ED023800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965-Sep
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Manpower Implications of Automation. Papers Presented by the U.S. Department of Labor at the O.E.C.D. North American Regional Conference (Washington, D.C., December 8-10, 1964).
Office of Manpower, Automation, and Training (DOL), Washington, DC.
Sponsored jointly by the Canadian Department of Labour and the U.S. Department of Labor, the Conference was held to examine the impact of automation on employment and unemployment, the nature of jobs being created and eliminated, and steps to be taken to ease the effect of technological change on workers. The participants were government, management, labor, and university representatives from North American U.S. and other Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development countries. The U.S. Department of Labor papers are: (1) "Technological Change, Productivity, and Employment in the United States," by L. Greenberg, (2) "The Pace of Technological Change and the Factors Affecting It" by S.L. Wolfbein, (3) "Effects of Technological Change on Occupational Employment Patterns in the United States" by E. Clague, (4) "Effects of Technological Change on the Nature of Jobs" by L. Levine, (5) "The Labor Force Adjustment of Workers Affected by Technological Change" by R.C. Goodwin, and (6) "Implications for Government-Sponsored Training Programs in the U.S.A." by J.P. Walsh. The appendixes contain a bibliography of selected references and a list of all 16 technical papers presented at the Conference. (HC)
Descriptors: Automation, Change Agents, Conference Reports, Educational Programs, Employment, Employment Patterns, Federal Programs, Labor Utilization, Occupational Information, Occupations, Speeches, Technological Advancement, Vocational Adjustment
Manpower Administration, Office of Manpower Policy, Evaluation and Res., U.S. Dept. of Labor, 14th St. and Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.
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Authoring Institution: Office of Manpower, Automation, and Training (DOL), Washington, DC.