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The Federal Regulatory Directory, Eighteenth Edition continues to offer a clear path through the maze of complex federal agencies and regulations, providing to-the-point analysis of regulations. Information-packed profiles of more than 100 federal agencies and departments detail the history, structure, purpose, actions, and key contacts for every regulatory agency in the U.S. government. Now updated with an improved searching structure, the Federal Regulatory Directory continues to be the leading reference for understanding federal regulations, providing a richer, more targeted exploration than is possible by cobbling together electronic and print sources.

Employment and Training Administration
Employment and training administration
■ Introduction

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is an agency within the Department of Labor under the jurisdiction of the assistant secretary of labor for employment and training. The ETA funds and regulates training and employment programs administered by state and local agencies and is responsible for the employment service and the unemployment insurance systems.

Following passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Welfare Reform Act), greater emphasis was placed on welfare-to-work and job training. As a result of the act, welfare recipients have ...

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