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Borus, Michael E. – Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1978
A study to find valid indicators of the long-run effects of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973 (CETA) manpower programs that would meet prime sponsors' needs for short-term feedback indicated that the proxies being used were not strongly correlated with success in CETA programs. (MF)
Descriptors: Correlation, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Job Training
Walker, Michael J. – Worklife, 1978
The Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) administered by the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration arranges training and placement for disabled veterans in local job service offices. These employees then assist in placing other disabled veterans on jobs. Some typical DVOP success stories are described. (MF)
Descriptors: Employment Services, Federal Aid, Job Placement, Job Training
Barnes, Don – Worklife, 1978
Describes the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) program, with funds provided under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973, to train apprentices in home construction trades and place them on jobs, with particulars about the carpentry training program. (MF)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Building Trades, Carpentry, Construction (Process)
Barnes, Billy – Worklife, 1978
Describes work done by Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973 (CETA) trainees as archeological technicians in salvaging underwater treasure from shipwrecks. (MF)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Employment Opportunities, Marine Technicians, Occupational Information
Garza, Oziel – Worklife, 1978
Describes the job training programs at the Hampden District Regional Skills Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, financed under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973. The center trains 650 persons at a time and places more than 800 trainees a year in jobs through involving industry in the planning and training. (MF)
Descriptors: Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Job Placement, Job Training
Hashian, J. T. – Worklife, 1978
Reviews various youth employment programs and demonstration projects authorized by federal legislation. (MF)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Wedge, Doris – Worklife, 1979
Describes how Oklahoma women are training for and successfully working at nontraditional jobs (such as machine shop, carpentry, and auto mechanics) as a result of training funded by the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), and the changing attitudes of employers toward women in nontraditional jobs. (MF)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Blue Collar Occupations, Employer Attitudes, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Owen, Walter – Worklife, 1979
Employment and training in solar installation work is provided by fifteen Solar Utilization/Economic Development and Employment (SUEDE) demonstration projects funded by the United States Departments of Labor and Energy and the Community Services Administration. The article describes the projects and the types of work. (MF)
Descriptors: Community Services, Demonstration Programs, Employment Programs, Energy Conservation
Brown, Stephen – Worklife, 1979
The Private Sector Initiative Program (PSIP), Title VII of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), is planned to put employment and training back in private business through grants to employers for on-the-job training programs, with private industry councils as links between business and industry and the federal government. (MF)
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Industrial Training
North, David – Worklife, 1979
Two small communities in New Jersey, Peters Valley and Salem, are restoring old buildings and crafts with funds from the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) and other public and private agencies. Activities of resident craftsmen, interns, visiting experts, and CETA workers in both communities are described. (MF)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Development, Craft Workers, Federal Aid
Stevenson, Gloria – Worklife, 1978
Skill Training Improvement Program (STIP), a Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program, provides up to eighteen months of training in highly skilled industrial jobs. Discusses STIP guidelines and describes several STIP projects being conducted in various communities. (EM)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
McNett, Ian – Worklife, 1978
Second in a series, this article discusses the applicability of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) to those persons with an arrest or conviction record, who usually lack education and training and who encounter employment barriers. Some resource materials for CETA sponsors are given. (MF)
Descriptors: Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Labor Force Development, Labor Supply
Stevenson, Gloria – Worklife, 1978
The article tells the story of one Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) client, the counseling given him, and his repeated failures. Depicted are the sorts of problems sponsors can expect when employing exoffenders under CETA. (MF)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Employment Problems, Employment Programs, Federal Programs
Hersher, Judy – Civil Rights Digest, 1978
The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) is now before Congress for review and reenactment. This article examines previous CETA program efforts and the new provisions intended to target jobs and training to the most disadvantaged in terms of income and length of unemployment. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Employment Services
Wircenski, Jerry L. – American Vocational Journal, 1978
Purdue University's Industrial Education Department cooperated with a county manpower center to provide on-the-job training for CETA clients in repairing Purdue's physical plant, thereby helping the manpower center clients and also the university's maintenance department. The article describes the training programs and skills instruction. (MF)
Descriptors: College Buildings, Employment Programs, Equipment Maintenance, Institutional Cooperation
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