ERIC Number: ED154174
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of a Conference on Employment Problems of Low Income Groups. A Special Report of the National Commission for Manpower Policy. Special Report No. 5.
National Commission for Manpower Policy, Washington, DC.
The principal purpose of the conference on employment problems of low income groups which is summarized in this report was to ascertain the views of the conferees about, first, the impact of manpower programs on their respective constituencies and, second, important changes in manpower policies and programs that the conferees would recommend to enhance the employment, income and quality of life of their client groups. The following four subject areas are addressed in this report: meeting the shortfall in jobs and employment opportunities; developing better means and approaches for providing occupational and other skills required in the labor market; clarifying and working out the income relationship between jobs and support programs such as welfare and food stamps; and improving the quality of employment opportunities made available in terms of income and career potential. The appendix constitutes a major portion of the document and includes four sections. First is a list of the names of the conference participants. Second, the discussion themes for the conference are outlined. The third section contains written submissions expressing the views and concerns of each conference participant's group or organization on the conference theme (only submissions received prior to the conference are included). The fourth section includes the post-conference submissions of the participants. (JH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission for Manpower Policy, Washington, DC.
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