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Segment 3 (Controlling A Federal Handout) #501266

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 30, 1979
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(Studio) Intent of Comprehensive Employment Training Act (CETA) and congress view of program as scandal at present noted. Abuses of CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Exs. of CETA-funded jobs around country given. Possibility that these jobs may be cut out in next few years because they do not meet requirements for such funding noted. [Labor Secretary Ray MARSHALL - comments on use of CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) funds to supplement city payrolls.] Misuse of CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) funds in New York City given as example [Police-man Fred LANGE - describes troubles in being laid off, then rehired partially with CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) money, only to discover possibility of another layoff.] [New York City Mayor Edward KOCH - comments.] Govt.'s position stated - hope that workers will get jobs in bus. and industry [New York City municipal workers union head Victor GOTBAUM - comments.] Questions about worth of training received by CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) workers reported [CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) worker Michael GAGO - comments on uselessness of training.] Effects of overhauling of CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) program described.
REPORTER: Georgette Bennett

Bennett, Georgette;
Brinkley, David

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