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    • The Mutual Aid Pact of the Airline Industry 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1965-10-01)
      "ON OCTOBER 30, 1958, representatives of six of the nation's twelve domestic trunk-line carriers and one international carrier signed an agreement, effective retroactively to October 20,1958, establishing a program for the ...
    • The Strike Insurance Plan of the Railroad Industry 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1967-02-01)
      "A far-reaching program designed to minimize revenue losses during strikes became operative in the nation's railroad industry on September 1, 1959. The plan is formally known as the Service Interruption Policy, or, more ...
    • Remedies for Discrimination in Apprenticeship Programs 

      Marshall, F. Ray; Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1967-05-01)
      [Excerpt] Efforts by Negroes to gain admission to apprenticeship programs in the building, machinist, and printing crafts have received widespread attention. Street demonstrations, picketing, entrance blocking, "sleepins" ...
    • Manpower Programs and Regional Development 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1968-03-01)
      [Excerpt] In military engagements, one can seldom select the most conducive setting in which to seek a total victory. So it is with the federally assisted manpower training effort. Its overall destiny resides in its ability ...
    • Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders: A Review Article 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1968-06-01)
      "On March 1, 1968, the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders made public its findings concerning the nature, causes, and solutions to the violence which rocked many of the nation's cities during the "long, hot ...
    • National Manpower Policy 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1971-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In terms of governmental concern for the operation of the labor market, the 1960's has been called the era of the manpower revolution. During this decade the United States constructed the foundation for a national ...
    • Chicanos and Rural Poverty: A Continuing Issue For the 1970s 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1972-03-01)
      [Excerpt] In the pursuit of a more equitable and humane society, events of the 1960s required that public attention be directed to the welfare of subgroups within the overall population. For although aggregate barometers ...
    • The Emergency Employment Act of 1971: The Texas Experience 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1972-05-01)
      "An interim analysis of the effect of the federal Emergency Employment Act of 1971 on the State of Texas, with especial focus on the cities of Houston and Laredo."
    • The Federal Emergency Employment Act of 1971: An Appraisal of Texas' Experience 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1973-05-01)
      "An assessment of the first few years of the Federal Emergency Employment Act’s implementation in the state of Texas, with focuses on various perspectives including the federal, state, and city levels."
    • Some Thoughts on the Cost Effectiveness of Graduate Education Subsidies 

      Bishop, John H. (1974-07-10)
      [Excerpt] How much should doctorate training be subsidized? The answer proposed is, "Doctorate training should be subsidized to the extent and only to the extent that it produces externality or public benefits – i.e. ...
    • Mexican Immigrants and the Labor Market 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1975-04-01)
      "An analysis of the effect of illegal Mexican immigrants on the United States labor market of 1975."
    • Mexican Workers in the United States Labour Market: A Contemporary Dilemma 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1975-11-01)
      "Ever since the present political boundary separating Mexico and the United States was established in 1848 by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and partially amended in 1853 by the Gadsden Purchase, there has been migration ...
    • Illegal Aliens: The Need For a More Restrictive Border Policy 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1975-12-01)
      [Excerpt] In late 1974, the commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the U.S. Department of Justice publicly stated that “the United States us being overrun by illegal aliens” and, he warned, “we are ...
    • Railroad Brotherhoods 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The traditional pattern of union organization in the railroad industry has been along multiple craft-union lines. As late as 1970 there were more than thirty separate unions representing the approximately 800,000 ...
    • Illegal Immigration and the American Labor Force: The Use of “Soft” Data for Analysis 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In late 1974, the commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) of the U.S. Department of Justice publicly stated that “the United States us being overrun by illegal aliens” and, he warned, “we ...
    • La Confrontacion del Chicano con el Inmigrante Mexicano 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] El gobernador de California, Jerry Brown, ha senalado que Estados Unidos esta. entrando en una nueva etapa en su evolucion historica. Se refiere a ella como una "era de limites". Las sendas del pasado no pueden ...
    • The Problem of Illegal Immigration 

      Briggs , Vernon M. Jr. (1977-08-01)
      "An analysis of the history and contemporary condition of illegal immigration into the United States."
    • Welfare Reform and the Plight of the Poor in the Rural South 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr; Rungeling, Brian; Smith, Lewis H. (1978-04-01)
      [Excerpt] The major discussions of welfare reform today center on: (1) who would be affected—primarily recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children— and, for the first time, households headed by men regardless of ...
    • Wage and Occupational Differences Between Black and White Men: Labor Market Discrimination in the Rural South 

      Smith, Lewis H.; Briggs , Vernon M. Jr.; Rungeling, Brian; Smith, James O. Jr. (1978-07-01)
      "The existence of labor market discrimination based on race is well established.However, study continues into a variety of aspects of discrimination-among them the extent to which it exists in different regions. Gwartney ...
    • Selective Employment Subsidies: Can Okun’s Law Be Repealed? 

      Bishop, John H.; Haveman, Robert (1979-03-01)
      [Excerpt] Concern that structural factors impede efficient labor market performance is evidenced in both statistical analyses of economic potential and policy proposals for selective employment subsidies. Estimates of the ...