PROJECTING LABOR REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSPORTATION-RELATED CONSTRUCTION

THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CONSIDERS THAT THE IDEAL URBAN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING PROCESS SHOULD INCLUDE APPROPRIATE CONSIDERATION OF LABOR MARKET IMPACT, INCLUDING PROJECTIONS OF THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINORITY PARTICIPATION IN CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF A TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM AND RELIABLE FORECASTS OF THE TRAINING OUTPUT NEEDED IN CRITICAL OCCUPATIONS. THE REPORT: (1) OUTLINES THE ROLE OF LABOR MARKET IMPACT ANALYSIS IN A COMPREHENSIVE URBAN PLANNING PROCESS; (2) REVIEWS THE LITERATURE CONCERNING THE PROJECTION OF EMPLOYMENT IN THE CONSTRCTION INDUSTRY; (3) EXAMINES SOURCES OF SECONDARY DATA CONCERNING POPULATION, LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION, AND CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN A METROPOLITAN AREA, INCLUDING OCCUPATIONAL BREAKDOWNS; (4) EXPLORES THE PROBLEMS IN OBTAINING SECONDARY SOURCE DATA SPECIFIC TO TRANSPORTATION-RELATED EMPLOYMENT; AND (5) OUTLINES PROCEDURES FOR DEVELOPING PROJECTION MODELS FROM PRIMARY SOURCES AND ESTABLISHING EEO GOALS WITH SUFFICIENT LEAD TIME TO PERMIT INITIATION OF TRAINING PROGRAMS. MAJOR CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE LISTED AND DISCUSSED. /AUTHOR/

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    Washington Technical Institute

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  • Publication Date: 1972-6

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  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 53 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00200787
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 15 1982 12:00AM