2011 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 14 - AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT (§§ 621 - 634)
Section 622 - Education and research program; recommendation to Congress
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 29 - LABOR|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 29 - LABOR |
CHAPTER 14 - AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT
Sec. 622 - Education and research program; recommendation to Congress
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 3, 2012|
|Source Credit||Pub. L. 90-202, §3, Dec. 15, 1967, 81 Stat. 602.|
|Statutes at Large References||81 Stat. 602 |
100 Stat. 3343
|Public Law References||Public Law 90-202, Public Law 99-592|
(a) The Secretary of Labor shall undertake studies and provide information to labor unions, management, and the general public concerning the needs and abilities of older workers, and their potentials for continued employment and contribution to the economy. In order to achieve the purposes of this chapter, the Secretary of Labor shall carry on a continuing program of education and information, under which he may, among other measures—
(1) undertake research, and promote research, with a view to reducing barriers to the employment of older persons, and the promotion of measures for utilizing their skills;
(2) publish and otherwise make available to employers, professional societies, the various media of communication, and other interested persons the findings of studies and other materials for the promotion of employment;
(3) foster through the public employment service system and through cooperative effort the development of facilities of public and private agencies for expanding the opportunities and potentials of older persons;
(4) sponsor and assist State and community informational and educational programs.
(b) Not later than six months after the effective date of this chapter, the Secretary shall recommend to the Congress any measures he may deem desirable to change the lower or upper age limits set forth in section 631 of this title.
(Pub. L. 90–202, §3, Dec. 15, 1967, 81 Stat. 602.)References in Text
The effective date of this chapter, referred to in subsec. (b), means the effective date of Pub. L. 90–202, which is one hundred and eighty days after the enactment of this chapter, except that the Secretary of Labor may extend the delay in effective date an additional ninety days thereafter for any provision to permit adjustments to such provisions. See section 16 of Pub. L. 90–202, set out as a note under section 621 of this title.Study and Proposed Guidelines Relating to Police Officers and Firefighters
Pub. L. 99–592, §5, Oct. 31, 1986, 100 Stat. 3343, provided that:
“(1) conduct a study—
“(A) to determine whether physical and mental fitness tests are valid measurements of the ability and competency of police officers and firefighters to perform the requirements of their jobs,
“(B) if such tests are found to be valid measurements of such ability and competency, to determine which particular types of tests most effectively measure such ability and competency, and
“(C) to develop recommendations with respect to specific standards that such tests, and the administration of such tests should satisfy, and
“(2) submit a report to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate that includes—
“(A) a description of the results of such study, and
“(B) a statement of the recommendations developed under paragraph (1)(C).
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