Occupational Outlook Reports "Occupational Outlook Reports contain summarized local information on various occupations. This information includes wages, employer benefits, skills, education, training and experience requirements, worker supply and demand assessment, advancement potential, occupational projections, employment trends, and recruitment. These Reports are developed by Local Partners of the CCOIS. Local Partners are agencies that provide occupational and training information for their local area. The area may be a single county or a group of counties called a consortium. A complete methodology of how this information is tabulated is available. A listing of occupations studied in 1997, 1998, and 1999 is available to assist you in finding an occupation."

California Department of Industrial Relations "The Department of Industrial Relations was established to improve working conditions for California's wage earners, and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California." Workers' Compensation - claims settlement, benefits and rehabilitation for job-related injuries and illnesses Occupational Safety & Health - safe and healthful working conditions on the job Labor Law - wages, hours of work, and conditions of employment Apprenticeship - worksite job training to help meet skill needs of industry Mediation & Conciliation - harmony in labor / management relations Statistics & Research - Prevailing Wage Determinations - Occupational Injuries and Illnesses.

California Occupational Information Coordinating Committee's (COICC) COICC is an interagency committee created by federal and state law to promote the development, distribution and use of occupational, labor market and career information. COICC also supports training to enhance the skills of those in the career development and workforce preparation communities.

California Labor market Information System This is the State of California's official labor market information site. The link "Occupational Outlook Reports" (listed above on this page) is found on this site.

LMInet/American Labor Market Information Sysytem(ALMIS) "Use of state-of-the-art technology to fully integrate data across sources and facilitate easy use by customers. Systems are designed for maximum flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing conditions. A customer is able to use the system with or without assistance. Use of innovative approaches for disseminating information, such as cable TV, satellite and information kiosks. ALMIS establishes linkages across organizations and databases (public and private) that make the system a two-way exchange mechanism among customers. ALMIS is envisioned as a network of hundreds of databases across the nation, rather than a single federally-run database. ALMIS makes use of agreed upon standards to permit customers to reliably use and share information across many databases. ALMIS incorporates "smart" delivery systems, including expert systems and artificial intelligence, to help customers obtain the right information and interpret it."

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