AARP Oregon Applauds Oregon's Entire House Congressional Delegation for Bi-Partisan Legislation to Stop Age Discrimination in Employment
JAN 16, 2020
Clackamas – AARP Oregon praised Oregon’s entire House delegation vote today for bipartisan legislation to combat age discrimination – the “Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act” (POWADA). The House of Representatives vote approving the bill is the most important action yet in the long drive toward passage.
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JAN 6, 2020
The Oregon legislature convenes for a short 5-week session in the beginning of February. Nevertheless, we have ambitious goals and will be lobbying on a critical issues important to you and your family including:
JAN 3, 2020
Women are three times as likely as men to say they can’t afford to save for retirement and in general have lower rates of financial literacy. Women also make up the majority of caregivers, and are three times more likely than men to quit their jobs to care for a family member.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, to lobby days at the Capitol, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Oregon. We hope you’ll join us!
Can you afford to lose $120,000? That’s the average cost to victims of financial exploitation, a growing crime estimated to impact one in five adults.
When the Legislature reconvenes on Monday, Feb. 3, AARP Oregon and its volunteer advocates will pursue two important objectives: protections against age discrimination, and funds for respite services for family caregivers.
Gov. Kate Brown kicked off the Age Friendly statewide summit with more than 300 people attending at the Asian Health Services Center, in Portland. (You can read her remarks here.)
I may be strange. When others like to kick their legs up to relax, I demur. I have good reason: wheelchair-bound with legs that don’t hardly raise six inches without help, kicking is out, as well as kung foo or using a foot-rest to relax.
According to an AARP survey, many older adults report age bias at work. A task force could help examine the laws and champion legislation to address age discrimination in the workplace.
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