Online Data and Publications
National Adult Literacy Database (NALD)
This is a searchable database providing access to research reports, articles, directories, and reviews about workplace literacy.
National Institute for Literacy - Workforce Education http://www.nifl.gov/nifl/facts/workforce.html
This page has many facts about workforce literacy with an extensive bibliography of resources available on the Internet.
Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills
In 1990, the Secretary of Labor appointed a commission to determine the skills needed for employability and workplace success. The commission completed its work in 1992, but its findings and recommendations can be found online at this site.
United States Chamber of Commerce Institute for a Competitive Workforce http://www.uschamber.com/icw/default The Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) "finds solutions that will preserve the American workforce as this country's greatest business asset and its strongest resource."