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ERIC Number: ED092286
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
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Louisiana Annual Rural Manpower Report. MA 5-79, 1973.
Louisiana State Dept. of Employment Security, Baton Rouge
The Rural Manpower Service Section of the Louisiana State Department of Employment Security, responsible for providing services to agricultural and rural nonagricultural populations, implemented the Secretary of Labor's 13-Point Program. Providing manpower services to migrants, rural residents, and employers was emphasized. During 1973, 105.8 positions were allocated to the Rural Manpower Service programs. The program objectives intended to: (1) improve the quality and increase the quantity of permanent placements in agricultural and rural industries; (2) inform agricultural rural residents about various agency sponsored training programs; (3) provide services in application taking, counseling, testing, and referral to other supportive programs in governmental or private agencies; and (4) gather, interpret, and disseminate agricultural and rural labor market information. Topics in this 1973 annual report are: economic developments; employment and unemployment trends; services for rural people; programs and activities for farmworkers; and community development and public relations activities. Tabular data is given for farm placement operations; day-haul activities; composition of interstate farm migrant groups; interstate seasonal agricultural clearance activities; organization chart; comparison of rural and State labor force; and seasonal employment averages for selected fruits and vegetables for four quarters. (NQ)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Employment Security, Baton Rouge
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana