ERIC Number: ED296179
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-May-10
Reference Count: N/A
Factors Impacting the Construction Industry--and the Pipe Trades in Particular. Manpower Report 88-3.
Lisack, J. P.; Shell, Kevin D.
This document contains a three-hour course on labor force and training considerations in the construction industry, especially as they relate to the pipe trades. The course is divided into eight major sections that cover the following topics: demographics; technological changes; the nation's labor force in general; the construction industry; training of skilled construction workers; supply and demand considerations and computations; labor force data bank and networking; and a discussion guide and work sheets. Each section contains information sheets discussing projections of personnel and economic trends, training methods, and technological forecasts for the future needs of the construction and piping trades. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Office of Manpower Studies.
Note: Prepared for the United Association Seminar (Lafayette, IN, May 16-19, 1988).