Assignment OverviewUnit 4 – Classroom Workshop Participation
Deliverable Length: Substantive participation in and contributions to class discussions.
Due to the large aging population in America, age discrimination is on the rise. At your company, the Board of Directors needs to cut costs, and one way to do this is by letting the older employees go and hiring graduates fresh out of college. As the head of the human resource department, you have been directed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to give a persuasive speech to the board of directors on why they should retain many of the older employees. Your intention is to mount a responsible argument that is both legally and socially in support of retaining the older employees.
For this assignment, complete the following:
Write a draft of your speech to the board. You need to address a minimum of 3 positive reasons why it is in the best interest of the company to retain the aging employees
Prepare your post as if it were a speech, beginning with Dear members of the board, I am here today to address
Be sure to support your main points with a minimum of 2 credible sources, and provide correct citations in APA format.