U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D. C. 20210

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ISSUE DATE

March 2, 1994

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EXPIRATION DATE

Continuing

DIRECTIVE : TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION NOTICE NO. 36-93
 
TO : ALL STATE JTPA LIAISONS
ALL STATE WORKER ADJUSTMENT LIAISONS
 
FROM : BARBARA ANN FARMER
Administrator
for Regional Management
 
SUBJECT : National Employ the Older Worker Week

  1. Purpose. To announce the designation of March 13 through March 19, l994 as "National Employ the Older Worker Week.

  2. Background. The Department of Labor actively supports programs that encourage older workers' continued participation in the workforce. As a symbol of this support, Secretary Reich has signed a proclamation declaring the week of March 13 through March 19, l994 to be "National Employ the Older Worker Week".

  3. Actions Required. State Job Training Liaisons and Employment Security Agencies are encouraged to:

    a. distribute the attached proclamation to their local offices and service delivery areas in time so that it is received prior to March 13;

    b. promote efforts to educate employers on the benefits of hiring and retaining older workers;

    c. undertake efforts to recognize the contributions made by older workers and to facilitate and promote their continued participation in the workforce; and

    d. coordinate jointly with Senior Community Service Employment Program sponsors to further foster community efforts to recognize, promote and celebrate older worker efforts in their local communities.

  4. Inquiries. Questions should be directed to the appropriate ETA Regional Office.

  5. Attachment. "National Employ the Older Worker Week" Proclamation.

 

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