State-administered programs (21 - 30 of 39 items)
OSHA's Monitoring and Evaluation of State Programs
T-HRD-88-13: Published: Apr 20, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1988.
GAO discussed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) efforts to: (1) monitor and evaluate state-operated safety and health programs; and (2) resume enforcement within the private sector in California. GAO found that OSHA: (1) lacked effective monitoring and evaluation procedures; (2) relied primarily on its computerized management information system to assess state program qual...
Dislocated Workers: Local Programs and Outcomes Under the Job Training Partnership Act
HRD-87-41: Published: Mar 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1987.
GAO reviewed the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Dislocated Worker Program, specifically the: (1) results achieved, such as placement rates and average wage levels; and (2) assistance provided to participants, including skill training.GAO found that: (1) JTPA projects reported that they placed 69 percent of their participants in jobs at an average wage of $6.61 per hour; (2) the average wage w...
[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...
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...
State Rather Than Federal Policies Provided the Framework for Managing Block Grants
HRD-85-36: Published: Mar 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1985.
GAO reviewed the implementation of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act which substantially changed various federal domestic assistance programs by consolidating numerous categorical programs into nine block grants and shifting the primary management responsibility to the states.GAO found that these block grants provided states with greater discretion to plan and manage federal funds according to...
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...
A Comprehensive Approach Needed for Further Productivity Improvements in the Unemployment Insurance Program
HRD-85-8: Published: Oct 25, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's utilization of resources in its implementation of the federal-state Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.GAO found that states administering the program have achieved significant productivity increases over the past 20 years, although there is potential for further improvement. GAO noted that there remain significant differences in productivity rates among sta...
States Use Added Flexibility Offered by the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant
HRD-84-41: Published: May 8, 1984. Publicly Released: May 8, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the progress made by 13 States in implementing the preventive health and health services block grant created by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981.GAO found that the States have been aided in implementing their block grants by outlays from prior categorical grants, which continued to provide substantial support for program operations...
Job Placement Activities of Manpower Programs in Newark, New Jersey
089414: Dec 16, 1971
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;...