Year

1989

DOI

10.17848/9780880995337

Abstract

This work provides a comprehensive assessment of state initiatives designed to deal with worker displacement. Leigh considers quantitative and qualitative studies of state programs, evaluations of state- and federally-funded demonstration projects and pilot programs, and studies of the design and operation of foreign government programs.

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Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Vocational Training Programs
  3. Job Search Assistance Programs
  4. Advance Notice and On-Site Delivery of Services
  5. Other Initiatives
  6. Summary and Policy Implications

Sponsorship

Research contract awarded by the Washington State Legislature to study programs designed by other states to meet the adjustment assistance needs of displaced workers; Financial support from the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

ISBN

9780880990745 (pbk.) ; 9780880995337 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Job security and unemployment dynamics; Dislocated workers; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Public training programs; WIA, JTPA, and CETA

Assisting Displaced Workers: Do the States Have a Better Idea?

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Leigh, Duane E. 1989. Assisting Displaced Workers: Do the States Have a Better Idea? Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880995337

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