Employment assistance programs (31 - 40 of 43 items)
Welfare to Work: States Serve Least Job-Ready While Meeting JOBS Participation Rates
HRD-93-2: Published: Nov 12, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effect of the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training (JOBS) program on states' ability to: (1) serve target groups which are least job-ready; and (2) provide targeted groups with education and training rather than job search activities.GAO found that: (1) there was no evidence that JOBS participation-rate requirements discouraged states fr...
Welfare to Work: Implementation and Evaluation of Transitional Benefits Need HHS Action
HRD-92-118: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on state implementation of transitional benefits, focusing on: (1) the proportion of eligible families receiving transitional child care (TCC) or transitional Medicaid benefits; (2) the reasons for variations among states; (2) state efforts to track the rates at which families return to the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)...
Welfare To Work: Effectiveness of Tribal JOBS Programs Unknown
HRD-92-67BR: Published: Mar 19, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 1992.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training (JOBS) Program operated by Indian tribes and Alaska Native organizations, focusing on: (1) the effectiveness of those programs; and (2) problems associated with their implementation.GAO found that: (1) it was unable to assess the effectiveness of Tribal JOBS programs or determine the outcomes result...
Welfare Reform: Alabama's Demonstration Project
HRD-89-129BR: Published: Aug 17, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about Alabama's proposed Avenues to Self-Sufficiency through Employment and Training Services (ASSETS), a welfare reform demonstration project intended to: (1) simplify and consolidate the administration of federal welfare programs; and (2) provide recipients with greater incentive and ability to succeed in society.GAO found that Alabam...
Job Training Partnership Act: Native American Status for American Samoans Appears Unwarranted
HRD-88-1: Published: Dec 3, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on whether: (1) Congress should designate American Samoans as Native Americans under the Job Training Partnership Act; and (2) other ethnic groups qualified for such designation.GAO found that no special trust relationship exists between the United States and American Samoans similar to that with American Indians, Alaskan natives, and N...
[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...
Evidence Is Insufficient To Support the Administration's Proposed Changes to AFDC Work Programs
HRD-85-92: Published: Aug 27, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the first phase of its review of poverty among female heads of families, focusing on: (1) work programs aimed at poor women with families who receive assistance under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program (AFDC); and (2) the Administration's proposal to change AFDC work programs in fiscal year 1986.GAO found that: (1) many poor fem...
Targeted Jobs Tax Credit Program Activity
PAD-83-44: Published: Jun 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided updated information on the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit Program which focuses on providing jobs for young, economically disadvantaged jobseekers.A large proportion of program certifications are for lower paying jobs and are located in southern States. Prior to fiscal year (FY) 1982, the largest target group served by the program was composed of coop...
Inquiry Into Charges of Mismanagement in Delaware's Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment, and Social Services Program
B-164031(3): Published: Apr 10, 1974. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1974.
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