Unemployment Among Older Workers: Hearings, Ninety-second Congress, First Session, Part 1

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Page 36 - his family do not get; the drop in his family's day-by-day living standard; the slow attrition of skill and knowledge: the loss of status in the community; and the loss of faith in a social and economic order that indefinitely denies him the opportunity to do useful work. The impact of
Page 4 - has been classified by the Department of Labor as an area of "substantial unemployment
Page 1 - These hearings are being conducted by the Subcommittee on Employment and Retirement Incomes of the US Senate Special Committee on Aging
Page 45 - in this field, and I want to commend you for the work you have done. I
Page 36 - can change an older adult from a social and economic asset to a liability. In all too many instances, out of a sense of frustration and repeated failure, he eventually ceases to actively seek employment. Soon he is no longer represented in the statistical computations which record the unemployed
Page 34 - slow attrition of skill and knowledge: the loss of status in the community; and the loss of faith in a social and economic order that indefinitely denies him the opportunity to do useful work.
Page 33 - We have come to realize that nothing erodes the older worker's personality more than enforced idleness. Nothing attacks human dignity and self-respect more tragically than joblessness. There is no meaningful measure of discouragement or the sense of personal failure; no way to trace the consequences in terms of the medical care that he and his family do not get; the drop in his family's day-by-day living
Page 46 - With your permission I would like to offer my prepared statement for the record. Mr.

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