ERIC Number: ED065976
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Handicapped Workers Legislation, 1970.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Presented is Congressional testimony on S. 2461, To amend the Randolph-Sheppard Act for the blind so as to make certain improvements therein, and for other purposes, and on S. 3425, To amend the Wagner-O'Day Act to extend the provisions thereof to severely handicapped individuals who are not blind, and for other purposes. Testimony for approximately 30 witnesses for or against the amendments is included, with copies of both amendments provided at the beginning of the testimony. Topics covered in the various testimonies focus on areas such as vending machine proceeds, legal status of employed groups sharing in vending machine revenues, retirement and other fringe benefits, limited job opportunities, needed safely standards, vending machine bidding, post office jurisdiction, increase in employment, technological changes, diversification of blind-made products, welfare cost savings, pressure to limit stands, government orders cyclical, average hourly wages, vocational preparation, soliciting contracts, authority of committee, and rehabilitating veterans. (CB)
Descriptors: Employment, Employment Opportunities, Exceptional Child Services, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Government Role, Physical Disabilities, Visual Impairments
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Identifiers: Randolph Sheppard Act
Note: Hearings before the Special Subcommittee on Handicapped Workers of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare United States Senate Ninety-First Congress