ERIC Number: ED032391
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Aug
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Technology and Manpower in the Textile Industry of the 1970's. Bulletin No. 1578.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
This bulletin describes changes in technology in the textile industry, one of the major industries of the economy, projects their impact on productivity, employment, and occupational requirements, and discusses methods of adjustment. It is designed to partially meet the requirement of the Manpower Development and Training Act that the Secretary of Labor "evaluate the impact of and benefits and problems created by automation, technical progress, and other changes in the structure of production and demand on the use of the nation's human resources; establish techniques and methods of detecting in advance the potential impact of such developments...." The focus of this study includes the following topics: trends toward modernization, technology in the 1970's, shift to manmades, potential for technological advance, production prospects, imports increase, employment and unemployment outlook, women in textile mills, outlook for Negro employment, more patrolling and monitoring, implications for education and training, and adjustments to technological change. (CH)
Descriptors: Automation, Black Employment, Employed Women, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Evaluation, Industry, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Occupational Information, Productivity, Technological Advancement, Unemployment, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (L2.3:1578, $.60)
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.