Accession Number:

ADA171335

Title:

Dislocated Workers, Extent of Business Closures, Layoffs, and the Public and Private Response.

Descriptive Note:

Briefing rept.

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC HUMAN RESOURCES DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

This briefing report responds to your May 14, 1986, request for information on the extent of worker dislocation and efforts by the public and private sectors to assist dislocated workers. As requested we have summarized information from our ongoing assignments concerning 1 the number of dislocated workers, 2 the reasons for worker dislocation, including an analysis of industries that are affected by international trade, 3 the extent of employer assistance to dislocated workers, and 4 the federal assistance provided to dislocated workers.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE