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Human Resources Development Canada National initiatives to provide work opportunities for youth YouthRules A gateway providing quick access to information about Federal and State labor laws that apply to young workers. The web page includes information designed to educate teens, parents, educators and employers about the hours youth can work, the jobs youth can do, and how to prevent workplace injuries
Youth Resource Network of Canada Offers a multitude of information on the employment world, such as the choice of careers, training and education, job offers and more. The site is designed and managed by youth and is available in French and English Youth and Labor US Department of Labor regulations for working teens
National Youth Employment Coalition NYEC is a non-partisan national organization dedicated to promoting policies and initiatives that help youth succeed in becoming lifelong learners, productive workers and self-sufficient citizens PEPNet PEPNet is intended to become a national network of effective initiatives which have met specified criteria of promising or effective practice in youth employment/development. It will serve as a catalyst to improve programs and standards, improve staff quality, and expand the number of programs which are effective
Are Teens in Low-Income and Welfare Families Working Too Much? This brief examines the work patterns of 16- to 17-year-old high school students and focuses on three key questions: Do teens in low-income families work as much or more than other teens? In particular, do teens in families leaving welfare (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF) work more than teens in families on welfare? - How do high school students' work patterns vary by race and gender? - Is work by teenagers associated with negative school-related outcomes, especially among teens in low-income and welfare families? Youth Employment The promotion of productive employment for young women and men is high on the decent work agenda of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Its efforts in this field are guided by the recognition that effective policies and programmes are needed to improve their living standards and to facilitate their full integration into society
Secretary-General's Youth Employment Network The network draws on the most creative leaders in private industry, economic policy and civil society (including youth leaders) to explore imaginative approaches to the youth employment challenge. The network will develop recommendations on possible sources of solutions, including the contribution that information technology and the informal sector can make to employment generation Youth With Disabilities Information on employment and benefits from the US Social Security Administration
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability NCWD/Youth is your source for information about employment and youth with disabilities. Our partners experts in disability, education, employment, and workforce development strive to ensure you will be provided with the highest quality, most relevant information available Joint Action in Community Service A national non-profit organization whose mission is to help young adults enter the workforce and become self-reliant
Youth Worker Safety If you are considering employing new workers and students for the summer months, it is important that you ensure that they are given the kind of training and protective equipment needed to get the job done safely Youth Service Practitioner The purpose of this area is to provide information for youth service Practitioners providing programs and services for youth (ages 14-25). Materials developed by NCWD/Youth are organized around what young people need to be successful in the workplace.
Youth Development Trust To offer technical support and mobilize resources for young men and women to pro-actively participate in the socio-economic revival of Southern Africa Training Agendas and Evaluations This mentor training program was designed to help novice mentors gain expertise more quickly. It focuses on mentoring; we mean it to supplement orientations that inform mentors about the purposes and procedures of their program


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