Report of the Commission on Old Age Pensions, Annuities and Insurance. January 1910
Wright & Potter printing Company, 1910 - 409 pages
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according addition administration adopted allowance almshouse amount annual annuity application association average become benefits bill board of retirement cent claim commission commissioner committee commonwealth compulsory consideration continuous contributions cost death dependent deposits disability earnings effect employed employees established estimated expenditure expense fact five fund further given granted Home income increase individual industrial inmates institutions interest labor less living marks Massachusetts ment month monthly necessary non-contributory officers old age pensions one-half operation outdoor relief paid pauperism payment pension system percentage period persons poor population premiums present question reached reason receive reduced relief retirement system salary savings bank scheme SEPT served sion societies tables teachers tion town twenty United wages weekly
Page 326 - Of let him take who has the power, And let him keep who can, the Boers now proceeded to possess themselves of as much territory as they wanted.
Page 127 - ... no payment whatsoever of the accrued pension shall be made or allowed, except so much as may be necessary to reimburse the person who bore the expenses of the last sickness and burial of the decedent in cases where he did not leave sufficient assets to meet such expenses.
Page 365 - ... and to the board of retirement, and thereafter if such violation or neglect continues, shall forthwith present the facts to the attorney-general for his action. SECTION 10.
Page 214 - As long as you have taxes upon commodities which are consumed practically by every family in the country, there is no such thing as a non-contributory scheme. If you tax tea and coffee, and partly sugar, beer, and tobacco, you hit everybody one way or another.
Page 333 - ... shall be exempt from taxation and from the operation of any law relating to bankruptcy or insolvency, and shall not be liable to attachment by trustee process or be liable to be taken on execution or on 1 In effect February 1, 1920.
Page 285 - The disintegrating effect on the family. A non-contributory pension system would take away, in part, the filial obligation for the support of aged parents, which is a main bond of family solidarity. It would strike at one of the forces that have created the self-supporting, self-respecting American family. The impairment of family solidarity is one of the most serious consequences to be apprehended from an experiment with non-contributory pensions.
Page 318 - A non-contributory pension system would take away, in part. the filial obligation for the support of aged parents, which is a main bond of family solidarity. It would strike at one of the forces that have created the self-supporting, self-respecting American family. The impairment of family solidarity is one of the most serious consequences to be apprehended from an experiment with non-contributory pensions."* Mr.
Page 327 - Look not alone on youthful Prime, Or Manhood's active might ; Man then is useful to his kind, Supported is his right; But see him on the edge of life, With Cares and Sorrows worn, Then Age and Want, oh, ill-matched pair ! Show Man was made to mourn.
Page 346 - ... and if accordingly he had paid regular contributions from that date to the date of the establishment of the retirement association at the same rate as that first adopted by the board of retirement, and if such deductions had been accumulated with regular interest.