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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

GENERAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETIETH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 3651, H.R. 3768, and H.R. 4221

BILLS RELATIVE TO AGE DISCRIMINATION

IN EMPLOYMENT

HEARINGS HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

3, , ,

STAY

Printed for the use of the Compittee on Education and Labor

CABL D. PERKINS Chairman

BOV'T DOCUMENT

DEPARTMENT

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1967

85-376

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR

CARL D. PERKINS, Kentucky, Chairman EDITH GREEN, Oregon

WILLIAM H. AYRES, Ohio FRANK THOMPSON, JR., New Jersey ALBERT H. QUIE, Minnesota ELMER J. HOLLAND, Pennsylvania CHARLES E. GOODELL, New York JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania

JOHN M. ASHBROOK, Ohio ROMAN C. PUCINSKI, Illinois

ALPHONZO BELL, California DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey OGDEN R. REID, New York JOHN BRADEMAS, Indiana

EDWARD J. GURNEY, Florida JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan

JOHN N. ERLENBORN, Illinois HUGH L. CAREY, New York

WILLIAM J. SCHERLE, Iowa AUGUSTUS F. HAWKINS, California JOHN DELLENBACK, Oregon SAM GIBBONS, Florida

MARVIN L. ESCH, Michigan WILLIAM D. FORD, Michigan

EDWARD D. ESHLEMAN, Pennsylvania WILLIAM D. HATHAWAY, Maine

JAMES C. GARDNER, North Carolina PATSY T. MINK, Hawaii

WILLIAM A. STEIGER, Wisconsin JAMES H. SCHEUER, New York LLOYD MEEDS, Washington PHILLIP BURTON, California CARL ALBERT, Oklahoma

GENERAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR

JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania, Chairman ROMAN C. PUCINSKI, Illinois

ALPHONZO BELL, California DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey JOHN N. ERLENBORN, Illinois AUGUSTUS F. HAWKINS, California WILLIAM J. SCHERLE, Iowa PATSY T. MINK, Hawaii

JOHN DELLENBACK, Oregon PHILLIP BURTON, California

EDWIN D. ESHLEMAN, Pennsylvania CARL ALBERT, Oklahoma

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CONTENTS

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Hearings held in Washington, D.C.:

August 1, 1967

August 2, 1967

August 3, 1967

August 15, 1967

August 16, 1967

August 17, 1967

Text of H.R. 4221.

Statement of—

Bechill, William D., Commissioner on Aging---

Burke, Hon. James A., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Massachusetts

Cleveland, Hon. James C., a Representative in Congress from the

State of New Hampshire..

Cooper, Miss Margie, vice president, Steward & Stewardess Division,

Air Line Pilots Association, accompanied by Herbert Levy, attorney

for ALPA

Cramer, William C., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Florida

Eilberg, Hon. Joshua, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Pennsylvania -

Finigan, Frederick T., American Retail Federation

Harmon, John E., executive vice president, National Employment

Association -

Hutton, William R., executive director, National Council of Senior

Citizens, Inc., Washington, D.C.

Kelly, Hon. Edna F., a Representative in Congress from the State of

New York...

Matsunaga, Hon. Spark M., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Hawaii..

Meiklejohn, Kenneth, legislative representative, AFL-CIO

O'Connell, Francis, legislative director, Transport Workers Union,

accompanied by Miss Colleen Boland, president, Local 550, Trans-

port Workers Union, and Miss Barbara Erikkson, legislative

representative.---

O'Hara, Hon. James G., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Michigan..

Pepper, Hon. Claude, a representative in Congress from the State of

Florida.

Pestillo, Peter J., labor counsel, Chamber of Commerce of the United

States..

Price, Hon. Melvin, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Illinois..

Reid, Hon. Ogden R., a Representative in Congress from the State of

New York

Rowan, Charles, chairman, Jobs After Forty Committee, Fraternal

Order of Eagles, accompanied by William A. McCawley, national

president.

Sheppard, Dr. Harold L., Uphohn Institute for Employment Re-

search.

Sprague, Norman, Director, employment and retirement program,

National Council on the Aging-

Wirtz, Hon. William Willard, Secretary of Labor, accompanied by

Louis H. Ravin, Special Assistant for Older Workers-

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Prepared statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.:

Air Transport Association, Statement of...
American Life Convention, Health Insurance Association of America,
Life Insurance Association of America, statement of
Twenty-five jurisdictions have statutes prohibiting discrimination

in employment because of age.

American Telephone & Telegraph Co., statement of.
Association of American Railroads, statement of..
Blatt, Genevieve, Assistant Director, OEO, letter to Chairman Dent,

dated August 3, 1967.

Bechill, William D., Commissioner on Aging:

“A Survey of the Employment of Older Workers-1964," a report

to the California Legislature, 1965 session, California Depart-

ment of Employment and Citizens' Advisory Committee on

Aging-

“Report to the California Legislature on Age Discrimination in

Public Agencies,” booklet.

Statement of..

Cooper, Margie, vice president, Air Line Pilots Association, Inter-

national (Steward and Stewardess Division), prepared statement of..

Exhibit 1. Harrold W. Bell, vice president, personnel relations,

Continental Airlines, letter to Miss Ricky Stevens, master

executive chairman, CAL, Air Line Pilots Association, Steward

and Stewardess Division, dated March 15, 1966..

Exhibit 2. Charles H. Krause, superintendent of flight operations,

Slick Airways, letter to Miss Lavyrn Wallace, dated April 1,

1966..

Exhibit 3. United Air Lines notice of stewardess conditions (appli-

cation form).

Exhibit 4. W. L. Wickham, director of personnel, Allegheny Air-

lines, to flight attendant..

Subject: Allegheny Airlines hostess personnel policy (agree-

ment form).

Exhibit 5. Bonanza Air Lines supplemental application (forms).

Exhibit 6. Mohawk Airlines, Inc., preemployment agreement,

Utica, N.Y. (terms and conditions of employment).

Exhibit 7. Frontier Airlines: Stewardess: general-stewardess

manual.

Exhibit 8. Report of findings after investigation, J. Edward

Conway, investigating commissioner (New York State law

against discrimination)--

Exhibit 9. Determination after investigation, Eloise Soots v. Amer-

ican Airlines, Inc.-

Exhibit 10. Determination after investigation, Patricia Lee

Arnold v. American Airlines, Inc.-

Exhibit 11. Determination after investigation, Janice Austin

Lamer v. Trans World Airlines, Inc.

Exhibit 12. Determination after investigation, Anayat El Shall v.

Trans World Airlines, Inc-

Exhibit 13. Ajrline stewardess survey at the Airways Club, New

York City -

Exhibit 14. Questionnaire.

Exhibit 15. Questionnaire

Exhibit 16. "The Inquiring Fotographer," New York News..

Exhibit 17. “Observer: Up in the Air With the Girls,” newspaper

article..

Exhibit 18. Nancy Taylor ALPA Gold Medal Award,”' article--

Dunn, William E., executive director, Associated General Contractors

of America, letter to Chairman Dent, dated August 22, 1967...

Manning, Charles S., executive vice president, Towers, Perrin, Forster

& Crosby, Inc., letter to Chairman Dent, dated August 3, 1967----

Matsunaga, Hon. Spark M., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Hawaii, statement of ..
Meiklejohn, Kenneth A., legislative representative, American Federa-

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