Youth Employment Act of 1979: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session on H.R. 4465 ... and H.R. 4534 ....
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979
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Стр. 139 - ... 28, United States Code. Upon the filing of such petition, the court shall have jurisdiction to affirm the action of the Secretary or to set it aside, in whole or in part, temporarily or permanently, but until the filing of the record, the Secretary may modify or set aside his order.
Стр. 165 - I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Goals Given high and rising rates of unemployment, especially among minority youth, and the cumulative deficits which are often produced by growing up in a low-income or minority family and community, the Commission recommends that the nation make a new commitment to improving the employment prospects of disadvantaged youth. More specifically: • The President and the Congress should identify the employability and employment problems of disadvantaged youth as a domestic issue...
Стр. 337 - This criterion should be based on family income, and should be set at 70 percent of the Bureau of Labor Statistics lower living standard income level, In order to target services to those youth most in need.
Стр. 161 - State educational agency" means the offi24 cer or agency primarily responsible for the State supervision 25 of public elementary and secondary schools. 93 1 AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS 2 SEC. 261. There are authorized to be appropriated for 3 carrying out the provisions of this title such sums as may be 4 necessary for fiscal year 1981 and each of the three succeed5 ing fiscal years. The appropriation for any fiscal year may be 6 included in an Act making appropriations for the preceding 7 fiscal...
Стр. 337 - The family income of eligible youths must be below 85 percent of the Bureau of Labor Statistics lower living standard income level, except that up to 10 percent of each...
Стр. 351 - ... approach to solving a serious societal problem, it makes sense in simple economic terms as well. What we are talking about is making an investment in people whose skills we are going to need over the next decade. We must act now to make sure that the demand for skilled workers will be met in a way which helps address the problems of excessive youth unemployment. The coordinated education and employment approach we are proposing can help make this happen and in so doing provide important long-range...
Стр. 165 - Federal resources should be targeted on youth most in need. While there is no simple way to identify this group, those youth most at risk come from lowincome families, are members of a minority group, or live in areas with high concentrations of low-income families. The major objective of federal education, training, and employment programs for youth should be to improve the longterm employability of these youth; that is, their basic education, work habits, ability to absorb new skills on the job,...
Стр. 168 - CETA prime sponsor. (21) The President should direct the Office of Management and Budget, with the assistance of other appropriate agencies, to determine whether and how the procurement process might be modified so that there would be new incentives for employers to hire structurally unemployed adults and disadvantaged youth. Finally, to insure long-term cumulative progress in improving the employment prospects of disadvantaged youth, the Commission recommends that: (22) Congress should review annually...
Стр. 166 - ... innercity schools or those trained through CETA programs. (6) Education, vocational education, and CETA programs should be implemented in ways that will broaden the occupational opportunities of young women from disadvantaged backgrounds. (7) Teenage mothers should be treated as a high priority group in both WIN and CETA and their child care and income needs should be fully met, with no diminution of support under AFDC when they participate in an education or training program. To link performance...
Стр. 165 - Remedying the educational deficiencies of disadvantaged youth must be high on the nation's agenda. Without basic literacy skills, youth are unable to take advantage of further education or training and will be permanently consigned to the bottom of the economic and social ladder. Our nation should renew its commitment to eliminate racial discrimination and cultural stereotyping in the labor market. In particular, all of our institutions must be involved in creating a new environment of trust and...