Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
Pursue multiple strategies—a variety of strategies are needed to assure financial security in retirement.
Protect people from discrimination—freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources. For most, Social Security income is the foundation of financial security in retirement.
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.
Older workers may choose to or need to continue working. However, they face discrimination based on age, especially in layoffs and hiring.