Disadvantaged persons (41 - 50 of 61 items)
Job Training Partnership Act: Participants, Services, and Outcomes
T-HRD-88-31: Published: Sep 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1988.
GAO discussed its review of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), focusing on the: (1) characteristics of individual participants; (2) kinds and intensity of services they received; and (3) occupations in which they received employment after leaving the program. GAO found that: (1) in the two job readiness groups, the program served significantly fewer school dropouts than among the eligible po...
Dislocated Workers: Exemplary Local Projects Under the Job Training Partnership Act
HRD-87-70BR: Published: Apr 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on exemplary Job Training Partnership Act dislocated worker projects.GAO found that: (1) projects reported an average placement rate of 69 percent and an average placement wage of $6.61 per hour; (2) although key project features may have contributed to exemplary outcomes, no single combination of factors was always associated with t...
[Comments on H.R. 4929 and H.R. 4986]
B-219521: Published: Aug 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO commented on two proposed bills that would change the employment-related programs for recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) benefits. One bill would require each state to establish a comprehensive work program with a central intake and registration process and with services selected on the basis of applicability to individual clien...
Job Training Partnership Act: Data Collection Efforts and Needs
HRD-86-69BR: Published: Mar 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1986.
GAO provided information on the Department of Labor's (DOL) Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) data collection system, focusing on: (1) the adequacy of the system; (2) proposed revisions to DOL reporting requirements; and (3) the extent to which these revisions address system shortcomings.GAO found that: (1) the proposed revisions should eliminate many of the system's shortcomings; (2) the revise...
The Job Training Partnership Act: An Analysis of Support Cost Limits and Participant Characteristics
HRD-86-16: Published: Nov 6, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of the Job Training Partnership Act's (JTPA) participant support cost limitations on the quality of training to determine: (1) the differences in the characteristics of participants; (2) how many service delivery areas requested and received waivers on support cost limitations; (3) the number of service delivery areas providing needs-bas...
GAO's Work on the Job Corps Program
127001: May 23, 1985
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's actions regarding: (1) the proposed termination of the Job Corps program; and (2) the status of $21.7 million provided in the 1984 Second Supplemental Appropriation Act for renovating Job Corps centers. In addition, GAO compared the characteristics of enrollees in the Job Corps and Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) pr...
GAO's Work Relating to the Job Training Partnership Act
126832: May 2, 1985
GAO testified on the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), which superseded the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), focusing on: (1) the program for disadvantaged youth and adults; (2) participant support limitations and the participants being served; and (3) the dislocated workers program. GAO noted that the largest differences between JTPA and CETA participants were in their educati...
Review of Manpower Services Provided by Four Community Action Agencies
088989: Jul 12, 1973
No summary is currently available...
Job Placement Activities of Manpower Programs in Newark, New Jersey
089414: Dec 16, 1971
No summary is currently available...
Targeted Jobs Tax Credit Program Activity
PAD-83-44: Published: Jun 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided updated information on the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit Program which focuses on providing jobs for young, economically disadvantaged jobseekers.A large proportion of program certifications are for lower paying jobs and are located in southern States. Prior to fiscal year (FY) 1982, the largest target group served by the program was composed of coop...