Transcript for Employers Seek to Keep Their Best Workers
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In America back our ongoing reporting here on world news and creating jobs across this country we reported last night here on those improving unemployment numbers and tonight. Something else encouraging companies putting a premium on their longtime workers on their experience. Here's ABC's Ron Claiborn. Quality workplace pit stop and you can drop in on an exercise class -- or Richard shorts jacked by a physical therapist. -- even get iced down between ships of all at work. At this Harley-Davidson motorcycle plant in Wisconsin. Company is encouraging their assembly line workers to shape up. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- back on the field as quickly as possible. Twice a week fifty year old -- -- armor a machinist goes to physical therapy before she starts work. The -- here at the plant and paid for by Harley. For treatment program hostage -- on the job if you're healthy enough and strong enough. Can work and another ten years of Iowa and it's not just the first few crude bicyclists. Early show older workers take fewer sick days they're less likely to quit. And tend to deal better with customers it's at Duke Energy in North Carolina it takes up to eight years and a lot of money to fully train -- technician. After the attacks are over fifty years of age these are very valuable folks would wanna keep them working as long as we can for our benefit and for -- So everyone against the workday with a mandatory stretching. Not only a good way to start the day but a way to keep those productive older workers on the job longer healthier. Ron Claiborne ABC news -- falls Wisconsin.
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