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us: United States Employment Service



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    • us: U.S. Employment Service
    • us: United States. Department of Labor. United States Employment Service
    • us: United States. Employment and Training Administration. United States Employment Service
    • us: United States. Employment Service
    • us: United States. War Manpower Commission. United States Employment Service
    • us: US Employment Service
    • us: USES
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    • found: Industrial, agricultural, and general employment prospects for 1925: t.p. (U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Employment Service)
    • found: Development of uses specific ... 1983: t.p. (Employment and Training Administration, United States Employment Service)
    • found: Federal executive directory, May/June 1984: p. 188 (United States, Employment and Training Administration, US Employment Service)
    • found: Breen, W.J. Labor market politics and the Great War, 1997: CIP t.p. (U.S. Employment Service) galley (USES; became powerful during WWI, then cut back and reverted to a "paper organization" in 1919; an attempt to expand its role in the pre-New Deal period collapsed; for 50 yrs. thereafter the first USES "virtually dropped out of historical memory")
    • found: U.S. Dept. of Labor Website, Mar. 27, 2000 (DOL historical information, 1945-1953: The U. S. Employment Service, redesignated the Bureau of Employment Security (BES) transferred in from the War Manpower Commission)
    • found: U.S. Dept. of Labor Website, May 8, 2003: menu selections: About DOL/History at the Dept. of Labor/Annals of the Dept./A Brief History ... ([Secretary] Maurice J. Tobin (1948-1953) transferred several dispersed labor functions into the Dept., including the USES, which had been removed in 1939, and the UI system)
    • found: Carroll's fed. dir., Mar./Apr. 2000 (Dept. of Labor; Employment and Training Administration; United States Employment Service, Director); July/Aug. 2001 (Dept. of Labor; Employment and Training Administration; [Office of] Workforce Security, Administrator; US Employment Svc. & ALMIS Div., [Chief])
    • found: Work Opportunity and Welfare-to-Work Tax Credits, 2002: t.p. (U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Employment Service, Office of Workforce Investment) foreword (U.S. Employment Service and ALMIS, Office of Workforce Investment, U.S. Department of Labor) p. I-3 (Employment and Training Administration, Division of the United States Employment Service/ALMIS)
    • found: Phone call to Division of U.S. Employment Services and ALMIS, May 8, 2003 (U.S. Employment Service still exists under section 1 of the Wagner-Peyser Act; U.S. Employment Service name on t.p. of 2002 pub. refers to part of U.S. Employment Service and ALMIS Division)
    • found: Its web site, May 8, 2003 (United States Employment Service; Wagner-Peyser Act of 1933 est'd a nationwide system of public employment offices that are known as the Employment Service; the Employment Service has been known by many names including the Job Service, the "Labor Board" and the "Unemployment Office.")
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Unused subdivisions: Division of Counseling, Selective Placement and Testing; Division of Standards and Research; Junior Division; Occupational Analysis and Industrial Services Division; Occupational Analysis Branch; Reports and Analysis Division]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-05-19: new
    • 2013-03-15: revised
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