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
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1982 - Age discrimination in employment - 67 pages
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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 29 - ... 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 3 - Directors have concluded it was the right thing to do and the right time to do it.
Page 31 - The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the largest federation of business and professional organizations in the country.
Page 60 - Engineers consistently have demonstrated their ability to Improve the quality of life for all Inhabitants of the world. Engineers who employ the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of society are vital to the process of improving the quality of life for all peoples. The continued development of old technologies and the Infusion of new Ideas to produce new technologies require superior intellectual ability and experience in engineering and, therefore, need highly sophisticated, ingenious...
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.