U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Uber Commits To 500,000 Veteran-Hiring Goal

Uber Commits to Bring On 50,000 Veterans and Military Spouses Toward U.S. Chamber’s Hiring 500,000 Heroes Effort Hiring Our Heroes and Uber Launch Partnership to Help Meet Goal in Next 18 Months WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program announced today a partnership with Uber that will help the company bring 50,000 […]

U.S. Department of Labor

$36M In Grants To Help Homeless Vets

$36M in job-training grants to help 12,000 homeless veterans awarded by US Labor Department WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today announced grants totaling $36,710,368 awarded to 156 organizations nationwide to provide more than 12,000 veterans with training to help them succeed in civilian careers.

Los Angeles Metro

Metro Calls All LA County Veterans

Since April 2012, Metro has led a successful Veteran’s Hiring Initiative with a goal that 12% of new hires be veterans. As part of this initiative, Metro has participated in numerous career fairs, hosted networking events and collaborated with other organizations in an effort to reach into the veteran community.

U.S. Department of Labor

Training and Employer Partnerships To Receive Grant Boost

Obama administration announces $474.5 million in grants to expand demand-driven skills training and streng then employer partnerships Grants are third installment of nearly $2 billion community college initiative WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today announced $474.5 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion […]

Department of Homeland Security

DHS Launches Veterans Cyber Hiring Pilot

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has the lead for the federal government for securing civilian government computer systems, and works with industry and state, local, tribal and territorial governments to secure critical infrastructure and information systems.  Below is the DHS Cyber Factsheet which provides an overview of DHS’ mission in protecting the nation’s cyber […]

U.S. Department of Labor

Dept. of Labor Grants $5 Mil to Homeless Vets

Department of Labor awards more than $5 million in job training grants to help 1,900 homeless women veterans, veterans with families   WASHINGTON – The Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service today announced the award of 22 grants, totaling more than $5 million, to provide about 1,900 homeless female veterans and veterans with families […]