(6) "Elderly person" has the same meaning as defined in § 222 of Title 11. (a) The Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services shall appoint, within 6 weeks of July 1, 1982, an advisory committee to assist the Department in developing a comprehensive and coordinated system of protective services for adults who are impaired or incapacitated in the State.
He also says age discrimination contributed to IBM's actions.
Pacenza, 55 at the time, had 19 years of IBM service and said he could have retired in one more year. has asked Judge Stephen Robinson for a summary judgment, saying its policy against surfing to sexual sites is clear.
Pacenza said he was called away before he got involved in any online conversation.
But he apparently did not log off, and when another worker went to Pacenza's station, he saw some chat entries, including a vulgar reference to a sexual act.
Emergency does not mean psychiatric emergency as provided for in Chapter 50 of Title 16. The committee shall also include 3 members from either the medical profession or the general public. 179, § 375.; § 3904 Nature of protective services; costs.
(8) "Emergency services" are protective services furnished to a person in an emergency. The Secretary, with the advice of the committee, shall promulgate rules and regulations for the operation of the adult protective services program. (a) Protective services are services furnished to an adult who is impaired or incapacitated in an emergency situation as defined in § 3902 of this title.He reported his discovery to his boss, who consulted with a superior and fired Pacenza the next day. Pacenza says he would have understood if IBM had disciplined him for taking an unauthorized break, but firing him was far in excess of any punishment deserved.He argues that other IBM workers with worse offenses have been disciplined less severely — including a couple who had sex on a desk and were transferred rather than sacked.The intent is to authorize only the least possible restrictions on the exercise of personal and civil rights and such restrictions may be permitted only when consistent with proven need for services. (5) "Department" means the Department of Health and Social Services of the State. 31, § 1.; § 3903 Establishment of protective services system. (2) "Adult who is impaired" shall mean any person 18 years of age or over who, because of physical or mental disability, is substantially impaired in the ability to provide adequately for the person's own care and custody.It also claims Pacenza was told he could lose his job after an incident four months earlier, which Pacenza denies.