state relations (41 - 50 of 50 items)
Problems Affecting the Accuracy and Timeliness of Employment Service Reporting Systems
HRD-83-49: Published: Apr 28, 1983. Publicly Released: May 12, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on three types of reporting systems used by state employment services. GAO looked at the problems experienced with these systems, how the problems affect labor market information, operational and procedural problems that may prevent the successful implementation of various Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) requirements, and factors which the S...
Insights Into CETA's In-School Youth Programs
HRD-82-116: Published: Sep 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed in-school youth programs operated under title IVA-3, Youth Employment and Training Programs (YETP), and title IIB of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA). Specifically, GAO was asked to determine: (1) differences and similarities between programs established under YETP and title IIB, including the nature and extent of local educatio...
Labor Needs To Improve Its Oversight of New Hampshire's Denials of Unemployment Insurance Benefits
HRD-82-10: Published: Nov 10, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1981.
GAO reviewed the nonmonetary determinations and appeals processes of the the unemployment insurance program administered by the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security (DES) to determine whether: (1) eligible applicants were being denied unemployment benefits; and (2) complaints about the appeals process were valid. In addition, GAO made a limited review of the Department of Labor's qualit...
Recruiting and Placing Puerto Rican Workers With Growers During the 1978 Apple Harvest Were Unsuccessful
HRD-80-45: Published: Feb 14, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1980.
The Department of Labor (DOL) expenditures of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) funds for transporting and housing Puerto Rican workers during the 1978 apple harvest were reviewed. GAO focused on determining the sequence of events and major problems in Virginia and West Virginia during the 1978 apple harvest, and attempted to develop an overall perspective on specific concerns and t...
Evaluation of the Secretary of Labor's Comments on "The Award of Funds to the National Farm Workers Service Center, Inc. Was Poorly Managed"
HRD-79-127: Published: Oct 2, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1979.
The Secretary of Labor questioned certain conclusions drawn by GAO in a previous report concerning funds awarded to the National Farm Workers Service Center, Inc. The report questioned the need for a residential English language training program because State and local school officials believed the center's program would duplicate educational opportunities already available through the school syst...
Federally Assisted Employment and Training: A Myriad of Programs Should Be Simplified
HRD-79-11: Published: May 8, 1979. Publicly Released: May 8, 1979.
In an attempt to determine the extent of coordination in federal employment and training programs, GAO examined the effectiveness of these programs in the Tidewater, Virginia, area. Some of the approaches used in the programs included public service employment, institutional training, on-the-job training, vocational rehabilitation, work experience, and job placement assistance. The success of the...
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...
Worker Adjustment Assistance Under the Trade Act of 1974 to New England Workers Has Been Primarily Income Maintenance
HRD-78-153: Published: Oct 31, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1978.
In passing the Trade Act of 1974, Congress recognized that increased imports resulting from expanding international trade could adversely affect certain firms and workers in the United States. Therefore, Congress directed that those segments of the economy affected by increased import competition receive various forms of assistance.The trade adjustment assistance program for workers in trade-impac...
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...
Report on Inadequate Administrative Controls Over Federal Funds Used for Financing Federal-State Programs, Department of Labor
B-133182: Published: Apr 08, 1965. Publicly Released: Apr 08, 1965.
The General Accounting Office has made a review of the practices of the Department of Labor relating to the control of Federal funds used for various Federal-State programs, including the operation of State employment security offices and training activities under the Area Redevelopment Act (42 U.S.C. 2513, 2514) and the Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2571). O...