ERIC Number: ED167705
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Montana Women on the Move.
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.; Department of Labor and Industry, Helena, MT. Employment Security Div.
This labor market report contains data on the status of working women in Montana. It has eight sections with numerous graphs and statistical tables, most of which give state and national figures. Section 1 presents female labor force characteristics and compares the status of working women with that of men. Section 2 gives an overview of female employment by industrial and occupational attachment. Section 3, on Montana women and government employment, contains a reprint of the 1977 report of the state Equal Employment Opportunity Bureau and an analysis of the report. Section 4 discusses the earnings gap between men and women. Section 5 provides information on occupational attachment of unemployed females and job service activities involving female applicants. Section 6 discusses trends of female educational attainment. Section 7 gives a brief description of the laws affecting Montana women, guidelines to determine if a discriminatory problem exists, and information on where to go for help. Section 8 discusses the social changes which point to increased participation by women in the labor force and makes recommendations for how women can prepare for their future in the labor market. (LMS)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Comparative Analysis, Discriminatory Legislation, Educational Status Comparison, Employed Women, Employment Level, Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Income, Information Centers, Labor Force, Labor Legislation, Labor Market, Males, Occupations, Sex Discrimination, Statistical Analysis, Unemployment
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.; Department of Labor and Industry, Helena, MT. Employment Security Div.
Identifiers - Location: Montana