CHAPTER IIIThe United States Employment Service, though technically a
creation of the Office of the Secretary of Labor, functions as a
bureau of the Department of Labor.The Service is organized upon both a geographical and a functional plan, the general administration being carried on centrally
at Washington, while the technical operations inhere to the field.The organization is set up to supervise and control four technical
processes in addition to the general executive and administrative
activities. These processes are concerned with (1) coöperation with
states and municipalities in general employment work, (2) the
gathering of industrial employment information, (3) recruitment
and distribution of agricultural labor, and (4) junior placement and
guidance.The frame-work of the organization thus, is:
|Office Proper of the Director General|
|Office of Chief Clerk|
|State Coöperation Work|
|Industrial Employment Information Section|
As will be noted, the organization nomenclature is not standardized, a section being, to all intents and purposes, coördinate with a
It is also to be noted that while certain units come directly under
the supervision of the Director General, others are responsible to
him through an intermediary administrative officer.____________________
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Book title: The United States Employment Service:Its History, Activities and Organization.
Contributors: Darrell Hevenor Smith - Author, Brookings Institution - OrganizationName.
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press.
Place of publication: Baltimore, MD.
Publication year: 1923.
Page number: 68.
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