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LeadingAge Colorado Workforce News

February 21, 2019

 

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Bill Eliminating Automatic CNA Training Program Lock-out Introduced
New Episode of Workforce Innovators Available Now
How to Manage Generational Differences in the Workplace
Senators Reintroduce Bill to Protect Older Workers
Evaluating a Workforce Training Program Focusing on Ageism


Bill Eliminating Automatic CNA Training Program Lock-out Introduced

We are pleased to announce that Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), along with Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Greg Gianforte (R-MT), has re-introduced the Nursing Home Workforce Quality Act (H.R. 1265). Read more.


New Episode of Workforce Innovators Available Now

LeadingAge Workforce Innovators is a production of LeadingAge's Center for Workforce Solutions. The show examines promising practices and innovations to meet workforce challenges.


How to Manage Generational Differences in the Workplace

Adept hiring managers and recruiters balance the skills and experiences each generation of employees brings to the organization or team, and work to encourage and understand the difficulties and obstacles that may come up, reports ClearanceJobs. Recurring complaints from baby boomers about millennial co-workers typically revolve around what they perceive as an inflated sense of entitlement, a lack of focus, and poor verbal and written communication skills. However, these...

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Senators Reintroduce Bill to Protect Older Workers

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has joined Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), and Susan Collins (D-Maine) in reintroducing the bipartisan Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWDA), reports WeAreIowa.com. POWDA's enactment would reinstate many Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protections, making it easier for older employees to prove they are targets of age discrimination in the workplace. "Older Americans contribute greatly...

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Evaluating a Workforce Training Program Focusing on Ageism

A new study will evaluate whether a video-based training program on ageism has any effect on workers’ self-reported attitudes about aging, and their behaviors, job satisfaction, and intent to leave the job. Read more.