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Preliminary Information on Funding Commitments From Comprehensive Employment and Training Act Titles III and IV During Fiscal Year 1981
HRD-81-108: Published: Jun 15, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1981.
In response to congressional concern that awards pertaining to grants and contracts awarded by the Department of Labor (DOL) using Comprehensive Employment and Training Act discretionary funds were allegedly made in substantial numbers during the closing months of the past administration and that questionable actions took place during the award process, GAO reviewed several programs.Preliminary da...
Cost of Examinations To Fill Anticipated Vacancies Could Be Reduced
GGD-81-63: Published: Mar 26, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1981.
The U.S. Postal Service's system for examining, grading, and selecting applicants for employment was reviewed at the Chicago Post Office and the National Test Administration Center. The eligibility registers and hiring worksheets for four Chicago Post Office announcements of written examination for employment and the costs of examining and grading applicants were examined.Many more applicants were...
Employment Service Needs To Emphasize Equal Opportunity in Job Referrals
HRD-80-95: Published: Sep 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1980.
The Employment Service finds jobs for people and people for jobs. It is operated jointly by the Department of Labor and the states through local employment offices.The Employment Service offices which GAO visited generally referred minorities and women to lower paying jobs traditionally held by minorities and women in proportions greater than their representation among applicants. These were low o...
Labor's Employment Security Automation Project
HRD-79-71: Published: Apr 26, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1979.
The Department of Labor responded to the draft of a report which discussed problems with the planning, management, and implementation of the Labor Employment Security Automation Project and which recommended that Labor halt the expansion of the project until the problems were solved. Although Labor agreed with parts of the report, it strongly objected to the conclusions concerning the problems and...
Job Training Programs Need More Effective Management
HRD-78-96: Published: Jul 7, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1978.
Title I of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act authorized the Department of Labor to fund and monitor locally administered programs to provide unemployed people with skills needed to find jobs. The act gave state and local authorities (prime sponsors) a large role in planning and managing employment and training programs. About $1.8 billion of title I funds was spent for classroom and on...
Improving Cleveland's Management of Its Employment and Training Programs
HRD-78-126: Published: Jun 7, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 1978.
Management of federal Comprehensive Employment and Training Act funds given to the Cleveland Area Western Reserve Manpower Consortium was reviewed to determine how the Consortium compares nationally in placing participants in jobs and administrative costs, manages and controls administrative costs, and evaluates and selects delivery agents for title I employment and training programs.Title I of th...
Expenditure of Funds under Federal Employment, Training, and Housing Programs in Buffalo, New York
HRD-78-101: Published: May 1, 1978. Publicly Released: May 1, 1978.
A review of how the City of Buffalo, New York, controls federal funds granted to it focused on three areas: (1) general information on how the city controls federal funds; (2) review of actions taken on recommendations in a 1977 report on Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs in Buffalo and Erie County; and (3) follow up of allegations regarding misuse of federal funds. Buffalo...
Activities of the Economic Opportunities Development Corporation of San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas
HRD-78-106: Published: Apr 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1978.
Programs of the Economic Opportunities Development Corporation of San Antonio, Texas, need operating improvements, including more effective delivery of services, better compliance with program requirements, and the collection of sufficient data for reporting program accomplishments. The Alcoholic Rehabilitation Program benefited participants, but there was inadequate documentation related to group...
Legislation To Provide Improved Employment and Training Services
B-163922: Published: Apr 20, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1978.
No summary is currently available...
Questionable Need for Some Department of Labor Training Programs
HRD-78-4: Published: Apr 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1978.
Under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) of 1973, the Department of Labor funds programs to provide job training and employment opportunities for economically disadvantaged, unemployed, and underemployed persons. The Apprenticeship Outreach Program (AOP) was designed to recruit, counsel, tutor, and refer primarily minority youths to apprenticeship positions in construction trades...