Public Employment Offices in the United States

Public Employment Offices in the United States

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...that such is the oase, for instance, in such states as New York, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Louisiana, Iowa, Indiana, and in certain of the oities of Ohic, Nebraska, New Jersey, and Oregon. In these localities the subject has been given some measure of attention, at least, and with the result that such offices, in a large number of Instances, fulfill every essential in the way of ground floor location, separate departments with separate entrances for men and women, ad clean and business like appearance in general. Elsewhere, too, the handicap of Unattractive surroundings and inadequate quarters and equipment is in some degree appreciated, but in most instances those interested in the matter are powerless to remedy the situation because of lack of funds. In a number of cities steps have however very recently been taken to bring about improvements in this line. Boston and the twin cities, St. Paul and Minneapolis, appear to afford fair examples of this latest line of activity. In Boston, for instance, recent changes in the service have included the transfer last October of the main general office from its old undesirable surroundings to new and much better quarters near Post Office Square, and the report from the office is that since that time the improvement in the class of applicants using the office has been marked. As far as the Minnesota offices are concerned, the State Federaticn of Labor there reports that more funds are now available for offices, and that every effort is being made to secure better class workers. Improvements have included new and better offioe quarters in Minneapolis, beginning in January,1933, and a similar change in St. Paul the first of May of the same year. Thus we see that, with all the apathy and..show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236886348
  • 9781236886347