ERIC Number: ED309259
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
Continuing To Work: JTPA and the Older Worker. Issues in Training and Employment.
Rothstein, Frances R.
Intended to stimulate discussion within the employment and training community, this issues paper tells how to enhance the employment opportunities for older workers, particularly through the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). The document consists of an introduction, 23 narrative sections, references, and a 28-item annotated bibliography. Each of the narrative sections addresses the topic expressed as a question in its heading. Among the section headings are How Should Current Business Trends Affect Local JTPA Policy?, What Federal Resources Can Be Used for Older Workers?, How Can the Job Training Partnership Act Help Older Workers?, What Is Title V, and How Well Does It Complement JTPA?, Can the Carl Perkins Act Help Older Workers?, What Are the Pros and Cons of Broadening Income Eligibility for the Three Percent Program?, What Factors Keep Older Individuals Out of the Three Percent Program?, How Is Recruiting Older People Different than Recruiting Younger Ones?, What Assessment Issues Relate Specifically to Older Workers?, What Are the Key Skills Training Considerations?, How Well Does [On-the-job] Training Work for Older People?, When Is Entrepreneurial Training Appropriate for Older Workers?, Why Are Part-Time Placements So Important for Older People?, How Do Wage Levels Relate to Part-Time Placements?, How Can You Increase Your Post-Placement Retention Rates?, What Are the Key Staffing Issues for Three Percent Programs?, and What Data Should Programs Collect and Why? (CML)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Counties, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984; Job Training Partnership Act 1982