NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED318871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 71
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Southeast's 21st Challenge...The Need To Build a Quality Workforce.
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Atlanta, GA. Region 4.; Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA. Region 4.; Office of Personnel Management, Atlanta, GA. Atlanta Region.; Department of Education, Atlanta, GA. Region 4.
The first section of this report introduces the U.S. Department of Labor's efforts to focus attention on the evolving demographic, economic, and social trends that are causing pervasive mismatches between workplace needs and work force capabilities. Section 2 outlines trends, changes, and challenges, including demographic and economic trends, adolescent childbearing, high school dropouts, the educationally limited, economic disenfranchisement, homelessness, and drug abuse. Section 3 deals with the mismatch between jobs and workers in the public and private sectors. Section 4 discusses where to find qualified workers. Section 5 identifies what the situation means to the Southeast for public and private employers and for the educational community. Section 6 summarizes the report. Appendix 1 provides 15 data tables. Appendix 2 provides 50 footnotes. Appendix 3 lists 46 references. Appendix 4 contains names and addresses for sources of information in the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and state officials in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. (CML)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Atlanta, GA. Region 4.; Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA. Region 4.; Office of Personnel Management, Atlanta, GA. Atlanta Region.; Department of Education, Atlanta, GA. Region 4.