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WednesdayDecember 13, 2017

Call of Duty Endowment Supports Women Veterans

BPW FoundationBusiness and Professional Women’s Foundation Receives  $100,000 to Assist Women Veterans Move to Civilian Careers Call of Duty Endowment Presents Check before Miami Dolphins Game

Washington, DC - During a pre-game tailgate event at the December 4, 2011 Miami Dolphins NFL game in Miami,FL, Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation CEO Deborah L. Frett accepted a $100,000 grant from Activision’s Call of Duty Endowment (C.O.D.E).  BPW Foundation will use the funds to assist women veterans with their transition from military to civilian careers. 

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Veterans With Disabilities need Multi-Prong Approach for Employment

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) LogoCommission Also Votes to Approve Age Discrimination Regulations

WASHINGTON—Veterans with disabilities have unique needs in transitioning to and retaining civilian employment, and many are unaware that they are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a panel of experts told the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at a public meeting held today.  The panel included representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Labor (DOL),  Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Department of Defense (DOD) and private sector stakeholders, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The meeting was one of a series the EEOC has held to examine barriers to employment.

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Grantham University Honors Vets In Kansas This November

Grantham UniversityThe month of November marks the celebration of a few special military events including Veterans Day, the Marine Corps Birthday and Military Family Appreciation month. Grantham University is celebrating the spirit of this month by giving back to wounded warriors in the local Kansas City community.

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Looking for a federal career? Find it on the list of 150 Best Federal Jobs

150 Best Federal JobsFinding and obtaining any job with the federal government can be a tough task, but how do you know which are the most promising positions to seek? Laurence Shatkin’s new book, 150 Best Federal Jobs, breaks down the top federal jobs into several categories, including demographics, career clusters, geography and personality type.

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Obama proposes tax credits for hiring veterans

President Obama and Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff(Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday proposed $120 million in new tax credits for businesses that hire U.S. veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan at a time of stubbornly high unemployment at home.

During a visit to Washington's Navy Yard, Obama unveiled a "reverse boot camp" program to help soldiers return to civilian life and set a goal for companies to hire or train 100,000 unemployed veterans and their spouses by the end of next year.

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