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 76 - 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 74 - ... 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 131 - PHOXMIRE) 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 48 - The Chamber's mission is to advance human progress through an economic, political and social system based on individual freedom. incentive, initiative, opportunity and responsibility.
Page 74 - ADEA also permits voluntary early retirement incentive plans (VERIPs) consistent with the relevant purpose or purposes of the ADEA.10 The relevant purposes of the ADEA are to promote employment of older persons based on their ability rather than age; to prohibit arbitrary age discrimination in employment; and...
Page 58 - 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 58 - 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 85 - Appeals stated that a violation is "willful" if "the employer either knew or showed reckless disregard for the matter of whether its conduct was prohibited by the ADEA.
Page 84 - 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.
Page 13 - SENATOR JEFF BINGAMAN Mr. Chairman, I wish to commend you and the ranking minority member, Senator John Glenn, for holding this hearing today.

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