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1962 actual

1962 actual



Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)-Continued


estimate estimate General and special funds-Continued


Comparative transfers from other accounts
Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) — Continued


-649 -1,341 Advances and reimbursements from non

Federal sources (-). 1963 1964

-10 estimate estimate New obligational authority

1,720 New obligational authority: Appropriation

14,000 11,041 11,093 Transferred to "Operating expenses, Public

New obligational authority: Buildings Service," General Services Ad


1,300 1,720 ministration (76 Stat. 728) (-).


Transferred to "Salaries and expenses, Bureau
of Labor Standards" (79 Stat. 367) (-).--

-1,300 Appropriation (adjusted)

14,000 11,021 11,093 Proposed supplemental due to pay in

Appropriation (adjusted)

0 1,720 20

1 Selected resources as of June 30 are as follows: Unpaid undelivered orders.

1961, $1 thousand; 1962, $1 thousand; 1963, $1 thousand; 1964. $1 thousand. 1. Occupational training.--The Secretary of Labor

: Reimbursements from non-Federal sources are derived from payments for

reproduction of pension plans and financial reports (29 U.S.C. 9-%a)). assesses the labor force of redevelopment areas; determines the occupational training or retraining needs of unemployed or underemployed individuals; advises the Secre

1. Report processing and evaluation.-Descriptions of tary of Health, Education, and Welfare of needed addi- employee benefit welfare and pension plans and amendtional facilities and services for occupational training; ments thereto are examined for compliance with the Weland assists in setting up apprenticeship programs and

fare and Pension Plans Disclosure Act. Annual financial other on-the-job training.

reports are audited and a comprehensive analysis is made 2. Retraining subsistence payments.—The Secretary of of a limited

number. It is estimated that 125,000 reports

will be received in 1964. Statistical information on Labor may enter into agreements with States having redevelopment areas to enable such States as agents of the characteristics of plans and their financial condition will be United States to make weekly payments to individuals developed, under the Act. Subject to conditions and standards

2. Regulations, interpretations, and advisory services.established in the Act, the Secretaries of Labor and Com-Complaints will be analyzed to determine if reasonable merce jointly prescribe regulations.

cause exists for opening investigations. Investigation

reports are reviewed to determine adequacy for civil or Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

criminal litigation. Technical assistance will be pro

vided to plan administrators, plan participants, trade 1962 1963 1964 actual estimate estimate

and labor organizations, and other interested groups.

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New obligational authority:

4,976 5,026 5,460 Transferred to "Operating expenses, Public

BUREAU OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY Buildings Service," General Services Administration (75 Stat. 353 and 76 Stat. 728)


-14 -14

(Trust fund) Appropriation (adjusted)

4,962 5,012 5,460

For expenses necessary for the general administration of the emProposed supplemental due to pay in

ployment service and unemployment compensation programs, creases.


including temporary employment of persons, without regard to the civil-service laws, for the farm placement migratory labor program;

not more than ($11,500,000] $13,430,000 may be expended from 1 Selected resources as of June 30 are as follows: Unpaid undelivered orders, 1961. $25 thousand (1962 adjustments, -$1 thousand); 1962. $96 thousand; 1963,

the employment security administration account in the Unemploy$25 thousand; 1964. $25 thousand.

ment trust fund, of which [$1,400,000) $1,565,000 shall be for

carrying into effect the provisions of title IV (except section 602) 1. Training promotion and service to industry.--Man

of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944. (29 U.S.C.

49-49n; 38 U.S.C. 2001-2014; 42 U.S.C. *501-503, 1101-1105, agement and labor are encouraged and assisted to develop

1361-1371; 76 Stat. 361, Department of Labor Appropriation Act, more highly skilled employees through the organization 1963.) and improvement of programs of apprenticeship and

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) training. Systematic training and apprenticeship pro

1962 1963 1964 grams are promoted by direct contact with employers

actual estimate estimate and unions able to provide training; by use of public information media, and by cooperation with agencies of Program by activities: State governments.

Unemployment insurance service.

2,507 3,242 3,462 U.S. Employment Service --

6,362 7,770 8.951 2. Training research and technical services.-Informa 3. Administration and management.

628 947 1,199 tion on skill requirements, training needs and technology,

Temporary extended unemployment com-

and apprenticeship labor standards is provided. Train-
ing aids and techniques designed to increase effectiveness Total program costs, funded.

10,397 11,959 13,612 Change in selected resources ?.

98 of apprenticeship and training are made available. Research and technical industry studies are published Total obligations...

10,495 11,959

13,612 periodically, and annually about 50 pamphlets, articles

Financing: and reprints are published calling attention to skill

Reimbursements for emergency preparedness needs of various industries and to describe superior functions (-).

-182 Unobligated balance lapsing--

5 programs. WORKLOAD


10,500 11,500 13,430 1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate Proposed increase in limitation due to Apprenticeship programs initiated.. 1.207 1.300 1,500

pay increases.

459 Registered apprentices, end of year. 151,490 154,000 156,000 Registered apprentice completions

27,730 28,350 28,900

1 Selected resources as of June 30 are as follows: Unpaid undelivered orders, 1961, Other training systems initiated..

1,213 1,400 1,600 $0; 1962, $98 thousand: 1963. $98 thousand; 1964. $98 thousand.

1962 actual



Object Classification (in thousands of dollars) Continued LIMITATION ON SALARIES AND EXPENSES-Continued

1963 1964

estimate estimate (Trust fund)-Continued The Bureau of Employment Security administers the 22 Transportation of things

29 29 29 Federal-State employment security system consisting of 23 Rent, communications, and utilities:

Communication services.

286 287 54 State agencies and about 1,900 full-time local offices

Rents and utilities..

84 116 129 assisting workers in finding jobs, assisting employers in 24 Printing and reproduction..

340 264 265 recruiting workers, and paying unemployment benefits. 25 Other services

262 163 172 1. Unemployment insurance service. --The service's over

Services of other agencies.


168 756 all responsibility is to insure adequacy and prompt pay

26 Supplies and materials..


107 108 31 Equipment..


59 38 ment of unemployment insurance benefits, and to oversee continued efforts toward improvement of State agency Total obligations.

10,495 11,959 13,612 unemployment insurance operations and administration. State laws and interpretations are reviewed to assure

Personnel Summary conformity with the Federal law requirements and surveys are made to assist States in improving administrative

1,098 Total number of permanent positions...

1,164 1,186 procedures. The service also directs State and Federal

Average number of all employees.

970 1,101 1,155 agencies in the administration of Federal benefit programs Number of employees at end of year.

1,030 1,124 1,169 for unemployed Federal employees and ex-servicemen. Average GS grade .

9.2 9.4 9.5 In 1964 emphasis will continue to be placed on providing Average GS salary

$7,664 $8,329 $8,719 the leadership and technical support in carrying out necessary corrections and improvements in State agency unemployment insurance operations.

2. U.S. Employment Service. This Service operates as LIMITATION ON GRANTS TO STATES FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMan overall manpower agency giving leadership and tech PENSATION AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICE ADMINISTRATION nical assistance to State and local employment service (Trust fund) offices engaged in providing (a) placement service in all

For grants in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 6, occupations for workers and employers; (b) counseling 1933, as amended (29 U.S.C. 49-49n), for carrying into effect section and testing services for workers and employers in meet 602 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, for grants to the ing their individual employment needs; (c) specialized States as authorized in title III of the Social Security Act, as amended services for job seekers requiring particular attention in

(42 U.S.C. 501-503), including, upon the request of any State, the

purchase of equipment, and the payment of rental for space made order to facilitate their employment, including youth, available to such State in lieu of grants for such purpose, for necesolder workers, handicapped, minority groups, and workers sary expenses including purchasing and installing of air-conditioning displaced by automation and technological change; (d)

equipment in connection with the operation of employment office for improved mobility of labor by guiding necessary shifts

facilities and services in the District of Columbia, and for the acquiof workers between geographical areas and across occupa

sition of a building through such arrangements as may be required

to provide quarters for such offices and facilities in the District of tional and industrial lines; (e) labor market information; (f) Columbia and for the District of Columbia Unemployment Compenoccupational analysis and other services to employers and

sation Board, [including conveyance by the Commissioners of the unions; (g) stimulation and support for community ac

District of Columbia to the United States of title to the land on

which such building is to be situated,] subject to the same condition to develop expanded job opportunities and to stabilize tions with respect to the use of these funds for such purposes as are employment; (h) suitable counseling and placement serv applicable to the procurement of buildings for other State employices to veterans and promoting the

interest of employers ment security agencies, and for expenses not otherwise provided for, in employing veterans; and (i) special recruitment and

necesasary for carrying out title XV of the Social Security Act, as

amended (68 Stat. 1130), [$400,000,000] $432,570,000 may be farm placement programs to assist farm workers in finding expended from the employment security administration account in continuous employment and to meet agriculture's needs the Unemployment trust fund, and of which $15,000,000 shall be for year-round and seasonal workers. In 1964 the U.S.

available only to the extent necessary to meet increased costs of Employment Service will continue its program to develop in the number of claims filed and claims paid or increased salary

administration resulting from changes in a State law or increases and improve employment services to meet the demands of costs resulting from changes in State salary compensation plans a growing and rapidly changing economy and labor force. embracing employees of the State generally over those upon which Participation of the State agencies affiliated with the the State's basic grant (or the allocation for the District of ColumBureau of Employment Security is required to fully carry provided for by normal budgetary adjustments: Provided, That

bia) was based, which increased costs of administration cannot be out the recommendations of the President's Commit- notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in section 302(a) of tee To Appraise the Usefulness of Employment and Un the Social Security Act, as amended, the Secretary of Labor shall employment Statistics.

from time to time certify to the Secretary of the Treasury for pay

ment to each State found to be in compliance with the requirements Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

of the Act of June 6, 1933, and, except in the case of Guam and the Virgin Islands, with the provisions of section 303 of the Social

Security Act, as amended, such amounts as he determines to be 1964

necessary for the proper and efficient administration of its unemployactual estimate estimate

ment compensation law and of its public employment offices: Pro

vided further, That such amounts as may be agreed upon by the 11 Personnel compensation:

Department of Labor and the Post Office Department shall be used Permanent positions...

7,435 9,173 10,068 for the payment, in such manner as said parties may jointly deterPositions other than permanent..


mine, of postage for the transmission of official mail matter in Other personnel compensation -

54 18 101 connection with the administration of unemployment compensation

systems and employment services by States receiving grants hereTotal personnel compensation

7,512 9,195

from C: Provided further, That notwithstanding section 901(c)(1)(A) 12 Personnel benefits.....

545 704 772 of the Social Security Act, the limitation on the amount authorized 21 Travel and transportation of persons.

799 868 883 to be made available for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1963, for





1964 eslimate


1962 actual


other years.-

the purposes specified in such section 901(c)(1)(A) is hereby in insurance laws and collect unemployment taxes from creased to $400,000,000].

employers who are subject to State unemployment In carrying out the provisions of said Act of June 6, 1933, the provisions of section 303(a)(1) of the Social Security Act, as amended,

insurance laws. _ Unemployment benefits are also paid relating to the establishment and maintenance of personnel stand to unemployed Federal workers and ex-servicemen from ards on the merit basis, shall apply.

funds provided under Federal appropriation. Federal None of the funds appropriated by this title to the Bureau of Employment Security for grants-in-aid of State agencies to cover,

grants in 1962 provided State administrative costs to in whole or in part, the cost of operation of said agencies, including

collect $2.7 billion in taxes, and pay $2.9 billion in State the salaries and expenses of officers and employees of said agencies, benefits to unemployed workers." Insured unemployment shall be withheld from the said agencies of any States which have is expected to decrease in 1963 and 1964; the numbers of established by legislative enactment and have in operation a merit system

and classification and compensation plan covering the selec- subject employers and covered workers will increase; and tion, tenure in office, and compensation of their employees, because in 1964 the operations of the unemployment insurance of any disapproval of their personnel or the manner of their selection service will be strengthened to provide improvements in by the agencies of the said States, or the rates of pay of said officers the claims-taking operations, including the supervision of or employees.

them. Grants to States, next succeeding fiscal year: For making, after May 31 of the current fiscal year, payments to States under title III of the Social Security Act, as amended, and under the Act of June 6,

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE SERVICE WORKLOADS 1933, as amended, for the first quarter of the next succeeding fiscal

lin thousandel year, such sums as may be necessary, the obligations incurred and

Percent the expenditures made thereunder for payments under such title

1962 change from 1963 and under such Act of June 6, 1933, to be charged to the appropria

Basic workload

1961 tion therefor for that fiscal year: Provided, That the payments made

Employer tax returns processed.

9.634 +2 9,785 9,981 pursuant to this paragraph shall not exceed the amount paid to the

Employee wage items recorded

126,565 +1 131,164 132,000 States for the first quarter of the current fiscal year. (29 U.S.C.

Initial claims taken..

15,907 -18 15,273 14,600 49-49n; 38 U.S.C. 2001-2014; 42 U.S.C. 501-503, 1101-1105,

Continued claims taken.

92,193 -20 83,146 78,200 1361-1371; 76 Stat. 361, Department of Labor Appropriation Act,

Claims processed..

8,603 -18 8,435 8,200 1963; authorizing legislation to be proposed.)

Benefit payments made.

80,419 -21 72,999 68,800 Appeals

376 +6 290 290 Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

2. United States Employment Service.--Under the Fed

eral State employment service system, Federal grants estimate estimate

finance local employment offices administered by State emProgram by activities:

ployment security agencies. The local offices function as 1. Unemployment insurance service.

245,354 215,361 228,771 the manpower agencies for their communities by finding 2. United States Employment Service. 139,592 150,465 168.961 jobs for persons seeking employment, providing workers 3. Administration and management.

19,554 19,174 20,262 4. Contingency fund..

for employers who need them, developing and carrying out

15,000 15,000 5. Obligations incurred for above programs of

programs designed to resolve the manpower problems 64,363 -53,500

of the area, and providing special services to employers,

workers, and other community agencies or groups that Total program costs, funded--obliga

require them. This is accomplished by providing counseltions.

468.863 346,500 432,994

ing and testing services to enable applicants to obtain Financing:

suitable jobs or to upgrade their skills through further Comparative transfers to other accounts


training, Limitation available from subsequent year

assisting employers in analyzing their skill (-).....

requirements, solving problems of recruitment and

-90,500 –37,000 -37,000 Limitation available in prior year...


turnover, and by selecting and referring qualified ap

90,500 37,000 Reimbursements for emergency preparedness

plicants for job openings. Specialized services are

–424 given to new applicants, displaced older workers, handiLimitation.


capped and minority group workers, and to veterans 400,000 570 432,570

with employment problems. These services are provided

to both farm and nonfarm workers and employers. ConGrants are made to the States for administration of the

tinued emphasis is needed on the employment problems unemployment insurance service and the U.S. Employ- of youth, persistent unemployment, employers and workment Service. The Social Security Act contains a $350

ers affected by automation, and rural communities million ceiling on grants to States. This ceiling has been

with high unemployment to deal with them more effectemporarily increased to $385 million in 1961, $415 million tively. A specialized program will be further developed in 1962, and $400 million in 1963. Requirements for

and perfected for the greater utilization of domestic farm1964 are estimated at $432.6 million. of this amount, creasing mechanization and technology in agriculture;

workers, particularly migratory workers hard hit by in$350 million is under existing legislation and $82.6 million under proposed legislation to amend Public Law 86-778

included is a tested program for extending community which established the $350 million ceiling.

services to migrants in work areas. An increase of $32.6 million is requested over the 1963

UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE WORKLOADS limitation primarily for the continued improvement of the employment service as part of the program to develop a

lin thousands fully operative manpower agency, increased tax work

1962 change from loads , improvements in operation in the claims and benefit

Basic workload

10,414 -2 10.800 functions, and increases in the average annual State salary Applications for work taken.

10,950 Counseling interviews.


2,100 2.200 rate offset by a reduction for fewer claims to be filed in Individuals tested..

2,176 +21 2,180 2,250 1964. The average annual salary rate is expected to rise Placements, nonagricultural.


6,900 7,400 from $5,126 in 1963 to $5,301 in 1964.

1. Unemployment insurance service. --State employment 4. Contingency fund.--This fund is provided to be used security agencies pay unemployment compensation to

to meet increases in administration costs due to unforseen unemployed workers eligible under State unemployment increases in the number of claims filed for unemployment

functions (-).




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Program by activities--Continued
3. Obligations incurred for above program in

prior years.----
Total program costs, funded--obliga-

tions (object class 13). Financing: Appropriation available from subsequent

year (-)----
Appropriation available in prior year.
Recovery of prior year obligations (-)
Unobligated balance lapsing.--

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12,000 12,000 12,000 -5,049 -2,204 -2,000 13,846 204

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BUREAU OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 11 Personnel compensation: Permanent positions.

1,100 Positions other than permanent.

8 Other personnel compensation.

5 Total personnel compensation..

1,113 12 Personnel benefits...

84 21 Travel and transportation of persons. 23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

154 24 Printing and reproduction...

29 25 Other services.

14 Services of other agencies.

4 26 Supplies and materials.

17 31 Equipment

34 41 Grants, subsidies, and contributions.. 467,349

Total, Bureau of Employment Security.- 468,809 ALLOCATION TO GENERAL SERVICES

ADMINISTRATION 25 Other services: Services of other agencies...

54 Total obligations...-



96 10 149 21 15

1 15

11 344,831 346, 405

10 149 21 15

1 15

13 431,250 432,994

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Funds are allocated to the States for payment of unemployment compensation to eligible Federal employees and ex-servicemen.

1. Payments to Federal employees.- Payments are made in accordance with the State unemployment compensation laws. The cost of the program will decrease from the enacted amount by $1.7 million in 1964 due to the filing of fewer claims and the shorter duration of benefit payments because of an expected improvement in the economy in 1964.


1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate Initial claims taken..

148,000 137,000 130,000 Weeks compensated...

1,513,000 1,315,000 1,220,000 Weekly average insured unemployment.. 30,000 26,000 24,000 Average weekly benefits...

$35.13 $37.00 $38.50 2. Payments to ex-servicemen.--Payments are made in accordance with the State unemployment compensation laws. The cost of the program will decrease from the enacted amount by $8.3 million in 1964 due to the filing of fewer claims and the shorter duration of benefit payments because of an expected improvement in the economy in 1964.


1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate Initial claims taken...

293,000 307,000 272,000 Weeks compensated...,

2,482,000 2,360,000 2,063,000 Weekly average insured unemployment.. 49,000 47,000 41,000 Average weekly benefits..

$31.27 $32.75 $33.50 A supplemental appropriation for 1963 is anticipated for separate transmittal.

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General and special funds:

Ex-SERVICEMEN For payments to unemployed Federal employees and ex-servicemen, either directly or through payments to States, as authorized by title XV of the Social Security Act, as amended, ($129,000,000] $119,000,000.

Unemployment compensation for Federal employees and exservicemen, next succeeding fiscal year: For making, after May 31 of the current fiscal year, payments to States, as authorized by title XV of the Social Security Act, as amended, such amounts as may be required for payment to unemployed Federal employees and exservicemen for the first quarter of the next succeeding fiscal year, and the obligations and expenditures thereunder shall be charged to the appropriation therefor for that fiscal year: Provided, That the payments made pursuant to this paragraph shall not exceed the amount paid to the States for the first quarter of the current fiscal year. (38 U.S.C. 2001-2009; 42 U.S.C. 1361-1371; 76 Stat. 361; Department of Labor Appropriation Act, 1963.)

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

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Program by activities:

1. Payments to Federal employees.. 2. Payments to ex-servicemen.

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