Training utilization (31 - 40 of 45 items)
Job Corps Costs and Outcomes
HRD-93-16R: Published: Feb 19, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the costs, outcomes, and administrative structure of the Job Corps program, focusing on: (1) cost differences between centers run by contractors and federal Civilian Conservation Centers (CCC); (2) outcomes for students trained by national sole-source contractors; and (3) sole-source contractors' hiring of students. GAO noted that: (...
The Job Training Partnership Act: Abuse of On-The-Job Training and Other Contracting Is an Ongoing Problem
T-HRD-92-47: Published: Jul 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1992.
GAO discussed its review of mismanagement and abusive practices within the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Program, focusing on: (1) the abuse of on-the-job training (OJT) funds; and (2) other practices of mismanagement and abuse. GAO noted that: (1) JTPA services include occupational training, basic education, OJT, work experience, and job search assistance; (2) state and local programs provi...
Amending the Job Training Partnership Act: Inadequate Oversight Among Issues That Need to Be Addressed
T-HRD-91-28: Published: May 9, 1991. Publicly Released: May 9, 1991.
GAO discussed amending the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), focusing on program oversight and implementation issues. GAO noted that: (1) lack of sufficient program oversight and monitoring left JTPA programs vulnerable to waste, abuse, and mismanagement; and (2) questionable practices at the local level, such as inaccurate reporting of administrative expenditures, excessive time spent on on-th...
Job Training Partnership Act: Youth Participant Characteristics, Services, and Outcomes
HRD-90-46BR: Published: Jan 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding the characteristics of youth participating in Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs, focusing on youth who were high school graduates or dropouts.GAO found that: (1) of 5,000 surveyed youth participating in 63 JTPA programs, 42 percent of out-of-school youth participants were school dropouts, 53 percent were members of...
Job Training Partnership Act: Information on Training, Placements, and Wages of Male and Female Participants
HRD-89-152FS: Published: Sep 12, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the occupations in which a representative sample of 5,467 male and female Job Training Partnership Act program participants were trained and subsequently placed.GAO found that: (1) over 3,800 participants received either occupational on-the-job or classroom training, while the remaining participants received only job search assistanc...
Job Training Partnership Act: Services and Outcomes for Participants With Differing Needs
HRD-89-52: Published: Jun 9, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program, focusing on: (1) participants' readiness to enter the job market; (2) the type and intensity of services participants received according to their job readiness; (3) participant employment outcomes; and (4) differences among JTPA service delivery areas (SDA).GAO found that SDA: (1) gene...
Effectiveness and Management of Upgrading Training; Department of Labor, Manpower Administration
089471: Nov 3, 1972
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Information on Labor's Awards to the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America
HRD-83-33: Published: Mar 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's award and administration of contracts to the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc. (OIC/A), a national organization which provides assistance to its local affiliates on the management and operation of employment training programs.GAO found that Labor awarded the contracts on a sole-source basis without considering alternative providers and...
Labor Should Make Sure CETA Programs Have Effective Employability Development Systems
HRD-82-2: Published: Jan 13, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1982.
GAO undertook a review to determine what effect the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act Amendments of 1978 have had on employability development systems. One of the primary aims of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) is the movement of program participants into unsubsidized jobs, but weaknesses in the development systems were hampering this movement. The 1978 amendments were...
Job Corps Should Strengthen Eligibility Requirements and Fully Disclose Performance
HRD-79-60: Published: Jul 9, 1979. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1979.
To determine whether the Job Corps effectively enhances the employability of its target population, GAO reviewed data and visited some 12 Job Corps centers, selected recruitment and placement agencies, and other training programs serving the disadvantaged.The Job Corps program has serious problems including the following: (1) little assurance exists that the Job Corps is serving only youths who ne...