ERIC Number: ED250578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr-3
Reference Count: 0
Problems of Working Women. Hearing before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session.
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
Testimony from a congressional hearing on the dual role women play as wage earners and as mothers is presented. Other focuses of the hearing include what is being done and what needs to be done by the public and private sectors to facilitate the entry of women into a broad range of occupations, including higher paid nontraditional areas. Counseling, education, training, and welfare employment programs are also reported. Testimony includes statements and prepared statements from U.S. Senators and from individuals representing the Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor; Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts; Children's Defense Fund, Washington, D.C.; Division of Welfare Employment, Maine Department of Human Services; and Wider Opportunities for Women, Inc. (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Vocational Education, Adults, Day Care, Employed Parents, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Programs, Hearings, Job Training, Mothers, Nontraditional Occupations, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Services
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
Note: Document contains small, light type.