Local Economic and Employment Development Managing Decentralisation A New Role for Labour Market Policy: The US: Managing Different Levels of Accountability
For over 30 years, workforce development programmes in the United States have been steadily decentralised. The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1972, the Job Training Partnership Act of 1983 and the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 successively assigned powerful roles and responsibilities to state and local governments and encouraged strategic planning to solve local labour market problems.
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2003-10-01