TITLE

Background Of Present Retirement Age Practices

PUB. DATE
November 1977
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Nov77, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information about the origin and development of mandatory retirement age policy of the U.S. with reference to the August 1977 report "Mandatory Retirement: The Social and Human cost of Enforced Idleness," by House Select Committee on Aging of the U.S. as of November 1977. Account of legislation passed by Great Britain and Germany in this context; Brief account of how 65 years was selected as the retirement age in the United States; Impact of the enactment of Age Discrimination in Employment Act in 1967 on mandatory retirement age policy; Overview of the original bill submitted to the U.S. Congress regarding this issue.
ACCESSION #
11056127

 

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