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Department for Education and Employment, London (England). – 2001
This document outlines how the government of the United Kingdom intends to achieve and sustain full employment and social justice across the country. Chapter 1 discusses the United Kingdom's economic, educational, and social problems and details plans to solve them through a policy based on the following principles: (1) building an economy with…
Descriptors: Agency Role, At Risk Persons, Basic Skills, Change Strategies
Van Horn, Carl; Fichtner, Aaron; Altman, Jennifer; Whittaker, Julie – 2001
This report contains the strategic vision for the Department of Labor (DOL)/Employment and Training Administration's research efforts for the next five years. Section I discusses the scope of the research plan and the development process. Section II is a review of literature concerning functioning of the labor market and identification of areas…
Descriptors: Adult Education, At Risk Persons, Career Development, Demonstration Programs
Walter, Gerard G.; And Others – 1987
This paper describes the educational, employment, and earnings status of deaf high school graduates 1 and 10 years after leaving high school, in order to evaluate the ability of young deaf adults to profit from further education and to earn a living after leaving high school. Questionnaires were completed by almost 4,000 graduates of 27…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Graduates, Comparative Analysis, Deafness
Biggs, Thomas S., Jr. – 1980
In 1979 judicial activity continued to add to the body of law available relative to relationships between universities and colleges and their employees. Cases touched on the nature of the contract when an offer of employment has been made and accepted, benefits and working conditions, and termination and the procedural safeguards involved.…
Descriptors: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights, Contracts, Court Litigation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. – 1999
This document records the oral and written testimony from a 1999 Senate Committee hearing on "the forgotten half"--young people who do not continue their education past high school and, in many cases, do not finish high school. Witnesses testified that there is a great need for persons with technical skills to fill existing and projected…
Descriptors: Blacks, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Prevention
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC. – 1993
This document records the oral testimony and written statements of 13 U.S. Senators and Representatives, government officials, a corporate chairman, and a union president on the problem of economic stagnation in the United States and the formulation of a strategy to promote greater world competitiveness. Some witnesses focused on the need for…
Descriptors: Competition, Dislocated Workers, Economic Development, Employment Problems
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs. – 1992
This document records the oral and written testimony of witnesses who testified concerning the Veterans' Employment and Training Act of 1992 and the Veterans' Readjustment Benefits Improvement Act of 1992. It also includes the texts of the bills. Witnesses included representatives of veterans' organizations, disabled veterans' groups, the U.S.…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
Montana State Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, Helena. – 1988
This state plan was prepared for 1989 and 1990 in Montana and submitted to the U.S. Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education as meeting the minimum requirements of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984. The plan contains three sections. The first section describes certifications, assurances, and administrative…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Planning
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC. – 1983
This document is a transcript of a fact-finding hearing conducted to evaluate the prospective impact of robotics (the use of sophisticated programmable or computer-controlled robots to perform routine and repetitious tasks) on employment in this country. Testimony and prepared reports were given by John Andelin, assistant director of Science,…
Descriptors: Adults, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Education Work Relationship
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. – 1983
These Congressional hearings contain testimony pertinent to the passage of the Emergency Vietnam Veterans Jobs Training Act of 1983, a bill authorizing a two-year emergency job training program for Vietnam veterans. Included among those agencies and organizations represented at the hearings were the following: the National Association of State…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Emergency Programs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. – 1983
This congressional report contains testimony dealing with on-the-job and apprenticeship training programs. More specifically, the testimony focused on the employment problems, educational and training needs, and programs available to assist unemployed as well as underemployed Vietnam era veterans. Included among those agencies and organizations…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs. – 1987
This congressional report outlines and discusses the Committee on Veterans' Affairs' amendment to the proposed Veterans Employment Training Amendments of 1987. The text of the committee substitute amendment is presented in the first section. The second section, which is devoted to the background of the amendments, discusses the following topics:…
Descriptors: Cost Estimates, Counseling Services, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1984
These are four congressional hearings on youth unemployment with particular reference to the Youth Incentive Employment Act, H.R. 5017, which would establish a program to provide part-time school year and full-time summer employment to economically disadvantaged youth pursuing further education or training. Another focus of the hearings was H.R.…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Incentives
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. – 1988
This document records the testimony and prepared statements of members of Congress, officials of the Veterans' Administration, private vocational rehabilitation experts, and representatives of veterans' groups such as the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion at a hearing regarding the Vocational Rehabilitation Program enacted under…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship