In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for a new Veterans Job Corps initiative to help our returning veterans find pathways to civilian employment. The Administration’s new veteran employment initiatives, coupled with the work that President Obama has already accomplished in creating employment opportunities for veterans, will help put tens of thousands of veterans […]
US Labor Department seeks to improve job opportunities for Americans with disabilities by setting historic hiring goal for federal contractors and subcontractors WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing a new rule that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to set a hiring goal of having 7 percent of their workforces be people with […]
Business 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 […]
Commission 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 […]
The 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.
Finding 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.
(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 […]
US Labor Department announces more than $5.4 million in job training grants to benefit homeless veterans WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced 23 grants totaling $5,436,148 million to provide homeless veterans with job training aimed at helping them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded by the department’s Veterans’ Employment and […]
U.S. Department of Labor extends comment period on proposed rule to increase employment of protected veterans among federal contractors Interested parties may submit comments through July 11 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has announced a 14-day extension of the comment period for its proposed rule to revise regulations […]
4,000 veterans to benefit from $9 million in US Department of Labor job training grants to continue existing programs WASHINGTON– Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced 22 grants totaling more than $9 million to provide approximately 4,000 veterans with job training to help them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded under […]
CitiMortgage today announced the Citi® Disabled Veterans Mortgage Relief Program, a new initiative that will allow veterans wounded, injured or otherwise disabled in the line of duty to make reduced monthly payments on CitiMortgage-owned mortgages. The new program will offer an interest rate reduction of 2.5% on existing mortgages for a period of two years. […]