The Administration of the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act: Hearings Before a Subcommittee on [i.e. Of] the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, May 17 and 18, 1983
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Manpower and Housing Subcommittee
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983 - 762 pages
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Page 298 - that all men are created equal, and endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights — among which are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," I shall strenuously contend for the immediate enfranchisement of our slave population.
Page 106 - There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.
Page 508 - Administrator shall prescribe, and (2) the employment of individuals whose earning capacity is impaired by age or physical or mental deficiency or injury...
Page 427 - Act but not less than 50 per centum of such wage and which are commensurate with those paid nonhandicapped workers in industry in the vicinity for essentially the same type, quality, and quantity of work.
Page 621 - blind' refers to an individual or class of individuals whose central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with correcting lenses or whose visual acuity, if better than 20/200, is accompanied by a limit to the field of vision in the better eye to such a degree that its widest diameter subtends an angle of no greater than 20 degrees. "(2) The terms 'other severely handicapped' and 'severely handicapped individuals...
Page 227 - ... whose earning or productive capacity is impaired by age or physical or mental deficiency or injury...
Page 331 - ... promote and expand employment opportunities in the public and private sectors for handicapped individuals and to place such individuals in employment...
Page 202 - The Administrator, to the extent necessary in order to prevent curtailment of opportunities for employment, shall by regulations or by orders provide for...
Page 482 - Administrator" means the Administrator of Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Divisions, United States Department of Labor. (b) "Sheltered workshop" or "workshop" means a charitable organization or institution conducted not for profit, but for the purpose of carrying out a recognized program of rehabilitation for...