Several weeks ago, we joined our partners from DoD and Labor to update Congress on the status of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) – the program that provides training, information, and services to help Servicemembers and their families achieve their post-military goals. We have come a long way since the inception of the new/revised TAP […]
GI Bill for Registered Apprenticeships
Did you know that Veterans have the opportunity to “earn and learn” in a Registered Apprenticeship while receiving GI Bill® education benefits? We want to help put Veterans in the driver’s seat when it comes to using their education benefits. We want them to be the most informed consumers … That is why we are […]
$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.
Construction Industry to Hire 100k Vets
Construction industry pledges to hire more than 100,000 veterans in announcement with Joining Forces and US Labor Department WASHINGTON – In an announcement today at A National Symposium: Veterans’ Employment in Construction, hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor and Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez celebrated a […]
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 […]
8 Keys to Success Program
8 Keys To Veteran Success on Campus: A Collaboration Among the U.S. Departments of Education, Veterans Affairs, Defense, and Labor Over the next several years, the number of Service Members transitioning from military life to civilian life (as Veterans) is expected to increase significantly. A growing number of these Veterans will be enrolling at America’s […]
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 […]
Dept. of Labor Aids 121 Vet Organizations
More than 14,000 veterans to be helped by almost $29 million in grants awarded to 121 organizations by the US Department of Labor WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service today announced the award of 121 grants, totaling almost $29 million, to provide more than 14,000 veterans across the nation […]
Dept. of Labor Grants Help Female Veterans
Grants available from US Labor Department to provide job training, employment services for 1,900 homeless female veterans, veterans with families WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of up to $5 million to fund 16 or more Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families grants. Approximately 1,900 veterans will receive job […]
Dept. of Labor Releases 2014 Budget Request
Budget includes support for job training, veterans, safer workplaces WASHINGTON – Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris today released the U.S. Department of Labor’s fiscal year 2014 budget request, which supports President Obama’s plan to strengthen the economy and grow the middle class through continued investments in training and resources for job seekers.
New Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program Grants
Grants available from US Labor Department to provide job training, employment services for 2,600 homeless veterans Groups nationwide invited to compete for up to $5 million in funds WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of up to $5 million to fund 16 or more Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program grants. Approximately […]
New Database Ready To Hire Disabled Vets
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity, today launched the 2013 Workforce Recruitment Program database, a recruitment resource for employers seeking a diverse workforce that includes employees with disabilities.