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Name: Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978. Public Law 95-523 (H.R. 50).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services; Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1978-10-27
Entry into force:
Published on: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1979-01
ISN: USA-1978-L-12698
Bibliography: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1979-01
Abstract/Citation: Translates into pratical reality the right of all Americans who are able, willing, and seeking to work to full opportunity for useful paid employment at fair rates of compensation; asserts the responsibility of the Federal Government to use all practical programs and policies to promote full employment, production, and real income, balanced growth, adequate productivity growth, proper attention to national priorities, and reasonable price stability; requires the President each year to set forth explicit short-term and medium-term economic goals; achieves a better integration of general and structural economic policies; and improves the co-ordination of economic policymaking within the Federal Government. Numerous amendments to the Employment Act of 1946 (LS 1946-USA 1).

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