Employment assistance programs (1 - 9 of 9 items) in Custom Date Range
Homeland Security: Agriculture Inspection Program Has Made Some Improvements, but Management Challenges Persist
GAO-12-885: Published: Sep 27, 2012. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 2012.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have taken steps to implement all seven of the recommendations GAO made in 2006 to improve the Agriculture Quarantine Inspection (AQI) program, but they face challenges in fully implementing four of them. Specifically, DHS and USDA have implemented GAO's recommendations to improve information sharing, review DH...
Homeland Security: Survey of DHS Agriculture Specialists (GAO-12-884SP, September 2012), an E-supplement to GAO-12-885
GAO-12-884SP: Published: Sep 27, 2012. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 2012.
This is an E-supplement to GAO-12-885. This e-supplement is a companion to our report on the Agriculture Quarantine Inspection (AQI) program, Homeland Security: Agriculture Inspection Program Has Made Some Improvements but Management Challenges Persist (GAO-12-885). The purpose of this e-supplement is to provide information from a web-based survey of agriculture specialists and supervisors, includ...
Food Stamp Employment and Training Program: Better Data Needed to Understand Who Is Served and What the Program Achieves
GAO-03-388: Published: Mar 12, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 2003.
Since the late 1990s, many funding changes have been made to the Food Stamp E&T Program. In 1997, legislation required states to spend 80 percent of their funds on participants who lose their food stamp benefits if they do not meet work requirements within a limited time frame. The legislation also increased funds by $131 million to help states serve these participants. But spending rates for the...
Food Stamp Program: Implementation of the Employment and Training Program for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents
GAO-01-391R: Published: Feb 27, 2001. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 2001.
Recent legislation increased funding for food stamp employment and training programs from fiscal year 1998 through fiscal year 2002, when the Food Stamp Program is scheduled to be reauthorized. To qualify for these additional federal funds, states must maintain their state-funded expenditures for employment and training at a level no lower than in fiscal year 1996; these additional funds are refer...
Food Stamp Program: Information on Employment and Training Activities
RCED-99-40: Published: Dec 14, 1998. Publicly Released: Jan 5, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the number of able-bodied adults without dependents who are receiving food stamp benefits, the number who are required to meet the work requirements, and the number who are exempted from the requirements; (2) the number of able-bodied adults without dependents participating in qualifying employment and training or Workfare progr...
Federal Assistance to Quechan Indian Tribe for Controlled Environment Agricultural Program
B-130515: Published: May 13, 1974. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1978.
No summary is currently available...
Stronger Controls Needed Over the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Association Programs in North Carolina
HRD-77-84: Published: Sep 8, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1977.
The Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Association operates programs that provide employment and training services to farmworkers in North Carolina. Although most of the program goals have been met, many job placements lasted only a short time. In addition, the association's administrative costs in 1975 exceeded the 20-percent limit imposed by the Department of Labor's regulations...
The Lummi Indian School of Aquaculture
HRD-77-108: Published: Jun 17, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1977.
A review was made of the activities of the Lummi Indian School of Aquaculture, near Bellingham, Washington, from June 1973 through February 1977. The review concentrated upon: (1) the sources and use of Federal funds, (2) the extent and use of equipment purchased with Federal funds, (3) the overhead costs in administering the program, (4) the per student cost compared with similar programs, (5) jo...