Hearing to eliminate mandatory retirement: hearing before the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, on H.R. 6576 ... hearing held in Washington, D.C., on September 9, 1982

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Page 17 - Nobody should be forced to retire because of age, if he wants to continue working and is still able to do a good job.
Page 26 - ... overruled. On writ of error the Circuit Court of Lucas County held that inasmuch as the plaintiff was injured while engaged in interstate commerce the case was governed by the Federal statute which did not repeal the common law rule of assumption of risks under circumstances like those set out in the record and that the defendant's motion for a directed verdict should have been granted.
Page 30 - I am also Regional Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the US Chamber of Commerce and serve as Chairman of the Chamber's Labor Relations Committee.
Page 62 - The IEEE calls upon industry, government, and educational institutions to examine their practices to assure the profession that such age biases do not exist in their endeavors. The IEEE, in turn, will make every attempt to prevent age bias from existing and encourages the adoption of programs by all employers of electrical and electronics engineers to ensure the efficient, proper and humane utilization of experienced, middle-aged and older engineers. (Reaffirmed by the IEEE Board of Directors on...
Page 61 - ... that. Employers of engineers have the obligation to provide a work environment that fosters the engineer's growth in technological stature of engineers through job assignment, formal and informal education opportunities and through professional and technical peer contact. Engineers have the obligation to continue to grow in their professional dimension through study, participation in technical conferences and meetings, and utilization of open and inquiring technical minds to solve problems facing...
Page 59 - ... in a manner that would motivate all engineers regardless of age towards high productivity and high morale. * should provide equal opportunity to all age levels of engineers to receive continuing education and training through formal courses and challenging assignments . * should give proper recognition and promotions based on merit, regardless of age. * should recognize that experience acquired during a career has considerable value to the enterprise.
Page 31 - The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the largest federation of business and professional organizations in the country.
Page 34 - LAST HIRED, FIRST FIRED — LAYOFFS AND CIVIL RIGHTS A Report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights February 1977 THE PRESIDENT THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE H THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SIRS: MS" you pursuant to Public Law 85-315, as amended.
Page 3 - The Secretary of Labor is directed to undertake an appropriate study of institutional and other arrangements giving rise to involuntary retirement, and report his findings and any appropriate legislative recommendations to the President and to the Congress.
Page 19 - Mr. Chairman. I would be glad to respond to any questions. Mr.

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