National Policy Proposals Affecting Midlife Women: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, May 7 and 8, 1979

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979 - 284 pages
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Page 128 - It shall be the duty of said bureau to formulate standards and policies which shall promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
Page 146 - States in the manner provided for allotting funds under section 103 (a).!., (c) Funds available under this section shall be used only for providing vocational education and services to participants in programs under this title in accordance with an agreement between the State vocational education board and the prime sponsor. TITLE II— PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS STATEMENT OF PURPOSE SEC.
Page 141 - ... or through group instruction) in connection with such training or for the purpose of facilitating occupational choices; instruction related to the occupation or occupations for which the students are in training or instruction necessary...
Page 140 - ... (H) placement services for students who have successfully completed vocational education programs, subject to the restriction contained in paragraph (2) ; "(I) industrial arts programs where such programs will assist in meeting the purposes of this Act; "(J) support services for women who enter programs designed to prepare individuals for employment in jobs which have been traditionally limited to men, including counseling as to the nature of such programs and the difficulties which may be encountered...
Page 146 - May 20, 1980, unless otherwise noted. Subpart A — General Provisions 677.1 Purpose. It is the purpose of this part to provide employment and training to ease barriers to labor force participation encountered by economically disadvantaged persons, to enable such persons to secure and retain employment at their maximum capacity, and to increase their earned income.
Page 142 - disadvantaged' means persons (other than handicapped persons) who have academic or economic handicaps and who require special services and assistance in order to enable them to succeed in vocational education programs, under criteria developed by the Commissioner based on objective standards and the most recent available data.
Page 142 - ... these two experiences must be planned and supervised by the school and employers so that each contributes to the student's education and to his employability. Work periods and school attendance may be on alternate half-days, full-days, weeks, or other periods of time in fulfilling the cooperative vocational education work-study program. (h) "Department" means the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.
Page 141 - Vocational education" means organized educational programs which are directly related to the preparation of individuals for paid or unpaid employment, or for additional preparation for a career requiring other than a baccalaureate or advanced degree...
Page 147 - ... payment of allowances to persons in training for which they receive no remuneration and payment of such allowances for transportation, subsistence, or other expenses incurred in participating in manpower services or employment as are necessary to enable the individual to participate therein...
Page 279 - A woman is not a breeding cow to be nurtured during her years of fecundity, then conveniently and economically converted to cheap steaks when past her prime.

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