The United Nations Decade for Women, 1976-1985: Employment in the United States : Report for the World Conference on the United Nations Decade for Women 1976-1985
U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau, 1985 - Digital images - 155 pages
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activities administrative apprenticeship areas assistance attainment benefits black women career changes child Civilian components conferences continued Decade Department directed discrimination displaced earnings economic effective efforts employed employers employment enter equal established expected families Federal female funding groups growth half high school higher Hispanic homemakers Household identify impact improve income increased individuals industries Initiative institutions issues labor force laws Legislation less maintained major married million minority mothers nearly needs nontraditional occupa tions operated opportunities organizations parents participation percent persons plans Population poverty prepare processing professional programs proportion remain responsibility retirement Rights served single skills Source spouse status TABLE technical tional trades training programs unions United women women workers Women's Bureau workers young
Page 60 - ... submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment, (2) submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment decisions affecting such individual...
Page 57 - occupational safety and health standard" means a standard which requires conditions, or the adoption or use of one or more practices, means, methods, operations, or processes, reasonably necessary or appropriate to provide safe or healthful employment and places of employment. (9) The term "national consensus standard" means any occupational safety and health standard...
Page 57 - States policy on occupational safety and health is primarily vested in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the US Department of Labor and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Page 61 - SECTION 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. SECTION 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.
Page 143 - Congress, recognizing the fact that "women in developing countries play a significant role in economic production, family support, and the overall development process," required that US bilateral aid "be administered so as to give particular attention to those programs, projects and activities which tend to integrate women into the national economies of foreign countries, thus improving their status and assisting the total development effort.
Page 53 - EKCA to employed persons if the expenditures enable the taxpayer to be gainfully employed (Sec. 44A Internal Revenue Code) . The credit is computed at 30 percent for taxpayers with adjusted gross incomes of $10,000 or less, with the rate of the credit reduced one percentage point for each $2,000, or fraction of $2,000, of income above $10,000 until the rate reaches 20 percent for taxpayers with incomes over $28,000. Expenses for which the credit may be taken are limited to $2,400 for 1 dependent...
Page 28 - Indeed, while the number of children living with a divorced mother more than doubled between 1970 and 1982, the overall number of children living with an unmarried mother increased by a factor of more than five.
Page 28 - The typical outcome of a marital breakup in a family with children is that the man becomes single while the woman becomes a single parent.
Page 31 - The apprentice is employed under a written apprenticeship agreement or program which substantially meets the fundamental standards of the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training of the US Department of Labor; and (b) Such time does not involve productive work or performance of the apprentice's regular duties.
Page 146 - ... of this title, or in the terms of any decree of divorce or annulment or any court order or court-approved property settlement agreement incident to such decree. As mentioned earlier, the reference to "Member" in the statute above refers to a member of Congress.