The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to further budgetary decisions that reflect the needs of all members of society.
Income earned through employment is the foundation of most people’s savings and retirement income.
A variety of government policies and employer practices safeguard the rights of workers to fair treatment, safety in the workplace, and a measure of financial security.
All levels of government have developed standards and guidance to ensure fair employment practices. They address wages, working conditions, and other aspects of work.