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ERIC Number: ED443986
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr-11
Pages: 28
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Building Skills for the New Economy: Innovative Initiatives. National Skills Summit.
Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
This booklet presents 12 examples of innovative initiatives to skill shortages nationwide. The description of each one provides this information: the challenge, partners, the story, and contacts with addresses and telephone numbers. The initiatives are Communications Workers of America and Cisco Systems: Military to Work Project; Knowbility and Powershift Group: Accessibility Internet Rally; Bell Atlantic Corporation and Northeast Career Planning: Train for 2000; Turner Jobs Corps Center and Albany State University: EXPECTS SUCCESS; Women Unlimited and Maine Department of Transportation: Connecting Women to Jobs in Construction; Home Builders Institute, National Association of Home Builders Women's Council, and Pozzi Window Co.: Cornerstone Project; ELTECH Systems Corporation: Cross-Training Full-Time Employees To Create a More Flexible Workforce; International Association of Machinists and the Boeing Co.: Quality through Training Program; City of Baltimore, Maryland and Civic Works: Community Improvement Teams; WomenVenture, Minnesota Teamsters Service Bureau, and Auto Dealerships: Increasing Women's Representation in Automobile Service Jobs; UPS, State of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Jefferson Technical College, and Jefferson Community College: Metropolitan College Program; and Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute and Home Care Associates of Philadelphia: Training and Retention Program. (YLB)
For full text: http://www.dol.gov/dol/_sec/public/events/skills_summit/table_of_contents.htm or http://www.dol.gov/dol/_sec/public/events/skills_summit/NSSBestPractices.pdf.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.