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Kansas celebrates older workers. The Kansas Department of Commerce will host the Older Worker Awards Ceremony on April 24 in Topeka. The event honors older workers who are employed in both publicand private-sector jobs and businesses that regularly employ workers who are 55 and older. The department is accepting nominations until March 31, 2014, in the following categories: Outstanding Older Worker (demonstrates outstanding qualities of leadership, dedication, and commitment); Oldest Worker (tenacity and fortitude of the experienced worker, awarded on the basis of age); and Employer of the Older Worker Award (business that promotes, recruits, retains, and develops a positive and friendly workplace for older workers). To submit a nomination or find out more, visit http://www.kansascommerce.com/index.aspx?NID=486. Read More...