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Bergman, Terri – 1998
The six sections of this brief provide the following information: (1) the types of public incentives available to employers for hiring and training of employees, including increasing economic activity and increasing labor market supply; (2) federally operated incentive programs (Welfare-to-Work Tax Credit, Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Employee…
Descriptors: Adults, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Programs, Entry Workers
National Commission for Employment Policy (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1990
This document contains the results of a study of the responsiveness of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) to the training and employment needs of homeless people. The first part contains recommendations to the president, the Congress, and the employment and training community on policies and practices concerning the homeless and employment…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Vocational Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Innovation
Dillon, Barbara; Smithson, Craig – 1986
Directed to Service Delivery Area (SDA) administrators but also useful to local elected officials and Private Industry Council members in determining key areas for their review, this document provides suggestions to SDAs on preventive activities that can assist in reducing disallowed costs resulting from the improper operation of JTPA programs. An…
Descriptors: Accountability, Audits (Verification), Community Services, Compliance (Legal)
King, Christopher T.; Pittman, Laura L. – 1987
This document is intended to promote understanding of performance standards in Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and Employment Service (ES) applications; to promote more appropriate use of performance standards in managing and overseeing job training and job placement programs at the state and local levels; and to foster the integration of the…
Descriptors: Community Services, Employment Services, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Eadie, Douglas C. – 1988
Intended to teach local elected officials (LEOs) how to increase their involvement in job training and other human resource programs, this document argues that elected county officials can use strategic issues management (SIM) to assert stronger leadership and to use Private Industry Councils (PICs) more fully as a resource for the delivery of…
Descriptors: Community Services, County Officials, Job Placement, Job Training
Kuhlman, Judy; And Others – 1989
This issue paper, meant to stimulate discussion within the employment and training community, offers three different perspectives on improving conditions in rural areas. However, all of these perspectives share common themes: a belief in the ability of rural areas to recover economically, a commitment to ensuring that this occurs, and the use of…
Descriptors: Adults, County Programs, Economic Change, Economic Development
Rothstein, Frances R. – 1989
This issue paper, intended to stimulate discussion within the employment and training community, was developed in response to the Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Assistance Act (EDWAAA), the recently passed amendments to the Title III dislocated worker program of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). The fact sheets and option paper…
Descriptors: Adults, Compliance (Legal), County Programs, Dislocated Workers
Kelly, Jodie Sue; Elsman, Max – 1989
This paper, meant to stimulate discussion within the employment and training community, offers a wide range of strategies for keeping clients enrolled in Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs. Issues discussed include the following: (1) why retention is important; (2) gathering and analyzing information; (3) links between client recruitment…
Descriptors: Attendance, Attitude Change, Disadvantaged, Employer Attitudes
National Association of County Training and Employment Professionals, Washington, DC. – 1989
The National Association of County Training and Employment Professionals represents the service delivery areas (SDAs) that operate and administer programs funded by the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). With renewal and overhaul of the JTPA on the legislative horizon, the association made the following recommendations: (1) eligibility should…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Eligibility, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Bell, Brenda L. – 1989
A companion to a previous publication called "Private Industry Council Roles and Options," this document is intended to help State Job Training Coordinating Council members and other interested parties better understand the scope and significance of the councils' mission. It provides basic information on the mission, roles, functions,…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Educational Policy, Employment Programs, Job Training
Spill, Rick; Tracy, Marianne – 1986
Competency-based programming for Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) participants is a powerful tool that can be used by Private Industry Councils (PICs) to train youth in, among other things, the work maturity skills vital to finding and keeping employment. Work maturity skills are involved in the following behaviors: being on time for work,…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Maturity Tests
Balfe, Kevin – 1983
This guide summarizes key principles drawn from successful programs for helping unemployed workers find new jobs and presents a systematic approach to help states plan and manage their worker readjustment efforts. The guide contains two major sections. The first section is an overview and summary that includes background on the dislocation…
Descriptors: Adults, Community Resources, Dislocated Workers, Employer Attitudes
Balfe, Kevin – 1984
This guide is designed to help employers plan work force reductions. It emphasizes positive collaboration with workers and the community to find new jobs for workers and maintain morale and productivity in the plant. The guide is divided into five chapters. The first chapter acquaints the reader with some of the benefits of work force reduction…
Descriptors: Adults, Community Resources, Dislocated Workers, Employer Attitudes
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1983
This handbook for businesses explains the benefits and incentives provided by the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit (TJTC) and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and shows how businesses can take advantage of them. An introduction summarizes the two pieces of legislation. Section 1 furnishes the specifics on the TJTC and explains how businesses can…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Business, Career Education
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1982
This handbook provides basic information on the roles, organizational issues, and program activities that will influence the effectiveness of private industry councils (PICs) set up under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) of 1982. Intended to guide PICs on the issues involved, it should be useful to members and staff of existing PICs and…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Agency Role, Disadvantaged
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