ERIC Number: ED099546
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Steps to Opening the Skilled Trades to Women.
Employment Standards Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Women's Bureau.
Employers' and unions' acceptance in attitude and practice of the equal capacity of women to function in the skilled trades and other apprentice-type jobs depends upon knowledge of facts, actual experience, and understanding of equal opportunity laws, according to the authors of the document, which offers to employers first steps to take to increase the employment of women in the skilled trades, steps to take to better utilize women workers once they have been hired, and steps unions can take to open the skilled trades to women. Advice is offered to women on accelerating their entry into skilled trades, and special programs now underway to help women enter the skilled trades are enumerated and briefly described. (AJ)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Change Strategies, Educational Programs, Employed Women, Employer Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Labor Force Development, Labor Utilization, Minority Groups, Program Descriptions, Recruitment, Sex Discrimination, Skilled Occupations, Trade and Industrial Education, Unions
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment Standards Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Women's Bureau.