Employment assistance programs (41 - 50 of 66 items)
Self-Improvement Through Employment (SITE) Program
089552: Aug 27, 1976
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Survey of Operation Mainstream
089516: Sep 14, 1973
No summary is currently available...
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...
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;...
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...
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...
Information on Prime Sponsor CETA Expenditures Related to Membership Organizations
HRD-82-5: Published: Oct 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1981.
GAO reviewed prime sponsors' use of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) funds for activities related to membership organizations to determine: (1) the Department of Labor's authority to allow prime sponsors to use CETA funds for activities related to membership organizations, (2) the amount of CETA funds used for such activities, (3) the services that membership organizations provide...
Labor Needs To Better Select, Monitor, and Evaluate Its Employment and Training Awardees
HRD-81-111: Published: Aug 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1981.
The Department of Labor's Office of National Programs administers about $600 million each fiscal year in grant and contract awards under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act and the Older Americans Act. GAO reviewed the activities of the Office to assess how well it carried out its administrative processes.The Office often used sole-source awards for special projects and, for most of the...
CSA Followup to Problems at the Nicholas County Community Action Association, West Virginia
AFMD-81-48: Published: May 6, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1981.
GAO reviewed the effectiveness of Community Services Administration (CSA) Region III efforts to correct management and financial problems at the Nicholas County Community Action Association. A CSA investigation had reported that the Association: (1) was maintaining and using an unaudited, income-producing account without the complete knowledge, approval, or control of its board of directors; (2) e...
Preliminary Information on Funding Commitments From CETA Titles III and IV During FY 1981
HRD-81-109: 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...