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ERIC Number: ED017770
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 58
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COOPERATION BETWEEN INDUSTRY AND LABOR IN RETIREMENT EDUCATION, A PILOT PROJECT OF SCOVILL MANUFACTURING COMPANY AND UAW LOCAL 1604 IN WATERBURY, CONNECTICUT.
HUNTER, WOODROW W.
THE SCOVILL MANUFACTURING COMPANY AND UAW LOCAL 1604 OF WATERBURY, CONNECTICUT JOINTLY SPONSORED A RETIREMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR ALL EMPLOYEES OVER 55 YEARS OF AGE, TRAINING LEADERSHIP FROM MANAGEMENT AND THE UNION TO CONDUCT PROGRAMS ON COOPERATIVE BASIS. THIRTEEN DISCUSSION LEADERS AND 13 COMPANY AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE PERSONS TOOK PART IN THE LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM. A GROUP OF OLDER EMPLOYEES VOLUNTEERED TO TAKE PART IN THE DEMONSTRATIONS. THE TWO-WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM HAD FIVE PHASES--(1) ORIENTATION (BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE AGING PROCESS, PROGRAM OBJECTIVES), (2) DEMONSTRATION (RETIREMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM CONDUCTED BY AN EXPERIENCED LEADER EVALUATED BY TRAINEES), (3) PRACTICE (LEADERS IN TRAINING CONDUCTED DISCUSSIONS IDENTICAL TO THE DEMONSTRATION), (4) PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT (PLANNING FUTURE PROGRAMS), AND (5) EVALUATION (PRE- AND POST-TRAINING QUESTIONNAIRES TO ASSESS TRAINING RESULTS). IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE TRAINING PROJECT, SIX LEADERSHIP TEAMS LAUNCHED THEIR FIRST PROGRAMS AND COMPLETED 12 EIGHT-WEEK PROGRAMS FOR 100 OLDER EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SPOUSES. (APPENDIXES ARE ROSTERS, TRAINING SCHEDULE, COMMITTEE WORK SHEETS, AND THE EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRES.) (AJ)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Div. of Gerontology.; Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Inst. of Labor and Industrial Relations.
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