Working Americans: Equality at Any Age : Hearing Before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, Washington, DC, June 19, 1986

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Page 102 - It shall not be unlawful for an employer, employment agency, or labor organization — ( 1 ) to take any action otherwise prohibited under subsections (a), (b), (c), or (e) of this section where age is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of the particular business, or where the differentiation is based on reasonable factors other than age...
Page 88 - ... to observe the terms of a bona fide seniority system or any bona fide employee benefit plan such as a retirement, pension, or insurance plan...
Page 143 - PROXMIRE) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources A BILL To amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to remove the maximum age limitation applicable to employees who are protected under such Act, and for other purposes.
Page 88 - Act to promote employment of older persons based on their ability rather than age; to prohibit arbitrary age discrimination in employment; to help employers and workers find ways of meeting problems arising from the impact of age on employment.
Page 62 - American Chambers of Commerce abroad, an increasing number of members are engaged in the export and import of both goods and services and have ongoing investment activities. The Chamber favors strengthened international competitiveness and opposes artificial US and foreign barriers to international business. Positions on national issues are developed by a cross-section of Chamber members serving on committees, subcommittees, and task forces.
Page 62 - Chamber's members are small businesses with 100 or fewer employees, 71 percent of which have 10 or fewer employees. Yet, virtually all of the nation's largest companies are also active members. We are particularly cognizant of the problems of smaller businesses, as well as issues facing the business community at large. Besides representing a cross-section of the American business community in terms of number of employees, the Chamber represents a wide management spectrum by type of business and location....
Page 62 - American Chambers of Commerce Abroad, an Increasing number of members are engaged In the export and Import of both goods and services and have ongoing Investment activities. The Chamber favors strengthened International competitiveness and opposes artificial US and foreign barriers to International business . Positions on national Issues are developed by a cross section of Its members serving on committees, subcommittees and task forces.
Page 90 - 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 62 - Chamber's members are small business firms with fewer than 100 employees, 57 percent with fewer than 10 employees. Yet, virtually all of the nation's largest companies are also active members. We are particularly cognizant of the problems of smaller businesses, as well as issues facing the business community at large. Besides representing a cross section of the American business community in terms of number of employees, the Chamber represents a wide management spectrum by type of business and location....
Page 98 - Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, or national origin in any employment condition, including hiring, firing, promotion, transfer, compensation, and admission to training programs.

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