ERIC Number: ED353420
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The New Tools of the Trade. A Report of the Conferences on Joint Labor & Management Sponsored Work-Based Education Programs.
Department of Labor, Washington, DC. Office of Work-Based Learning.; Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Center for Labor Studies.
This report describes work-based programs that companies and affiliated unions have organized in lifelong learning and career development for their employees. The programs offer a variety of approaches in such areas as program content, target populations, methods for attracting participation, learning-related technologies, financing, and administrative structure. Programs described are the following: Enhanced Training Opportunity Program of AT&T and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW); National Skill Development and Training Center (Chrysler-United Auto Workers); Career Development Program of Bell Atlantic, Communications Workers of America (CWA), and IBEW; Institute for Career Development (United Steelworkers of America and various steel companies); Pathways to the Future (U S West and CWA); Employment Security Partnership (BellSouth and CWA); the Brenlin Group; Alliance for Employee Growth and Development (AT&T, CWA, and IBEW); and Training and Retraining Program (Packard Electric and the International Union of Electronic, Electric, Technical, Salaried and Machine and Furniture Workers). Each program description includes a summary of the program's mission, scope of activities, access and marketing, environment, administration, and financing. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Labor, Washington, DC. Office of Work-Based Learning.; Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Center for Labor Studies.
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