State-administered programs (51 - 60 of 63 items)
Current AFDC Work Programs and Implications for Federal Policy
T-HRD-87-9: Published: Feb 23, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1987.
GAO discussed work programs for Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program (AFDC) beneficiaries. GAO noted that: (1) its audit work focused on state-administered work incentive programs; (2) AFDC work programs served only about 22 percent of AFDC recipients in 1985; (3) an unknown proportion of work incentive participants received no services other than orientation or assessment; (4) current...
[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...
Employment Service: More Jobseekers Should Be Referred to Private Employment Agencies
HRD-86-61: Published: Mar 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of the Employment Service Act to determine whether additional actions might be taken to better ensure that private employment agency resources are appropriately utilized to reduce unemployment.GAO found that: (1) Department of Labor and state employment services have made little effort to use private employment agency resources;...
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...
Concerns Over Labor's Ability To Implement the Job Training Partnership Act
HRD-85-61: Published: Apr 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) role in implementing the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and the potential impact that a reduction in force and reorganization will have on its ability to carry out that role.GAO found that, unlike the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act which it replace...
Job Training Partnership Act: Initial Implementation of Program for Disadvantaged Youth and Adults
HRD-85-4: Published: Mar 4, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1985.
In the first of a series of reports, GAO reviewed the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program and provided an overview on how it is being organized and implemented at the state and local levels.JTPA succeeded the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) and shifted major job training program responsibilities from the Department of Labor to the states and established a partnership betwe...
Job Placement Activities of Manpower Programs in Newark, New Jersey
089414: Dec 16, 1971
No summary is currently available...
Use of New Mexico Employment Security Commission Moneys
B-126738: Published: Jun 9, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Information on State Versus Local Administration of CETA Prime Sponsors in Michigan
HRD-82-117: Published: Sep 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1982.
GAO compared State and local administration of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs in Michigan for fiscal year 1981 to determine whether State administration results in: (1) lower administrative costs for prime sponsors; (2) better program outcome; (3) better mechanisms for providing linkages in coordination between CETA programs and other employment and training activities;...