ERIC Number: ED164962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct-11
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act Amendments of 1978. Conference Report (To Accompany S.2570). Ninety-Fifth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
This conference report covers the Comprehensive and Employment Training Act Amendments 1978 to provide improved employment and training services. The first two-thirds of the report presents each of the eight titles comprising the amendments. Title 1 covers the administrative provisions, both organizational and general. Title 2 on comprehensive employment and training services focuses on financial assistance provisions, services for the economically disadvantaged (includes youth, older workers, and public assistance recipients), and occupational upgrading and retraining. The third title stipulates special federal responsibilities, including special national programs and activities for Native Americans, migrant workers, veterans, handicapped persons, and older workers, as well as information on efforts in research, training, and evaluation. Title 4 provides for youth programs, such as Youth Incentive Entitlement Pilot Projects, Youth Community Conservation and Improvement Projects, Youth Employment and Training Programs, Job Corps, and Summer Youth Program. Title 5 establishes the National Commission for Employment Policy, and the sixth title provides for the Countercyclical Public Service Employment Program. Title 7 covers private sector opportunities for the economically disadvantaged while the last provides for the establishment of a Young Adult Conservation Corps. The last third of the report notes the differences between the Senate bill and the House amendment and the substitute agreed to in conference. (EM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act