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Much of the time that was available to do the corre
lation analysis was used in setting up the problem and
obtaining successful computer runs.
The analysis accom
plished to date has not begun to exhaust the possibilities.
The problem documentation, the computer output to date,
the data itself (ready for any further computer runs), and
the regression routine are all available to interested
system has not worked satisfactorily in the past, espe
cially for minorities and women, a new approach is neces
sary to enable those employees who have become stagnated
at the lower levels to move into positions of higher pay
status of upward mobility in the Department of Labor for
the 3500 nonprofessionals in Grades 1-7 over the five
year period, 1966-70.
zation of Skills and Training Program (MUST) in the Em
ployment Standards Administration and the Career Oppor
tunity Programs (COP) in both the Manpower Administration
and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Each of these programs
provided for a training period of one year and was de
signed to reach those nonprofessionals in Grades 4-7.
The training consisted of on-the-job training in addition
to college and Civil Service Commission courses financed
by the Department.
The MUST Program in ESA was established in 1968 and
target population of 600 clericals in ESA, 14 have so far
Assistant. Each of these positions has a career ladder,
and upon successfully completing the program, the parti
cipants are guaranteed advancement through the career