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ERIC Number: ED475122
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 45
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Office of the 21st Century Workforce. XXI, Fall 2002.
XXI, n2 Fall 2002
This document presents information on the U.S. Department of Labor's activities in the following topics areas: developing a skilled workforce; keeping workers safe; building workforce security; and connecting workers with jobs. The following items are included: (1) a discussion by the president and chief executive officer of Cisco Systems, Inc., of the key role of electronic learning in preparing students and workers for the 21st century workplace; (2) a description of the activities of DOL's Mine Safety and Health Administration during the rescue of the nine coal miners trapped in Pennsylvania in 2002; (3) workplace guidelines for repetitive motion injuries; (4) an overview of the YouthRules! program, which is designed to educate young workers, parents, and employers about workplace hazards, labor rules, and the importance of education and skills development; (5) descriptions of recent legislation to reform corporate governance; (6) descriptions of DOL activities to reform retirement savings policy and practice; (7) descriptions of DOL activities and DOL resources to help employers comply with federal regulations and laws; (8) descriptions of selected DOL activities to help employers find suitable employees and help U.S. citizens access available government benefits; (9) a discussion of entrepreneurship among women; and (10) lists of the members of the President's Council on the 21st Century Workforce and its committees. (MN)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.