Governor Edward G. Rendell announced that Pennsylvania is looking to honor and recognize those who champion older workers. As part of National Employ Older Workers Week, nominations are being accepted for the 21st annual Hall of Fame of Champions of Older Workers, which was was created to identify and recognize Pennsylvania employers who have made noteworthy efforts to hire older workers and to increase employment opportunities for those aged 55 and older. Employers who have actively recruited older workers, developed opportunities and training, provided flexible schedules, promoted older workers from within or generally made accommodations for a mature workforce are being sought statewide. The winners will be formally honored during the Pennsylvania Employer Awards luncheon at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in May 2006. All nominations must be received on or before Nov. 18. Nomination forms are available on the web.
Source: News Release Office of Governor, Pennsylvania 9/20/2005