WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today awarded grants totaling $11.53 million through the Veterans’ Workforce Investment Program to provide an estimated 5,500 veterans with job training and skills development services.
WASHINGTON – The states of Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina and Texas will receive grants totaling $3 million to develop strategies aimed at helping returning Army veterans find employment more quickly through the public workforce system, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announced today. This funding represents an initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor and […]
US Labor Department announces more than $20 million in grants to provide job training for more than 11,000 homeless veterans WASHINGTON–The U.S. Department of Labor today awarded 90 grants totaling more than $20 million to fund job training and support services that will help more than 11,000 veterans succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being […]
WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will host a news media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 19, to announce the award of millions of dollars in grants to multiple states through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program. The program’s grantees will providehomeless veterans with occupational, classroom and on-the-job training, as well […]
Online site now opened for veterans to apply for education benefits WASHINGTON– Unemployed veterans between the ages of 35 and 60 can now apply for new benefits to cover education costs for up to one year through a joint U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Labor program that focuses on retraining 99,000 […]
US Department of Labor announces availability of approximately $12 million in grants to provide job training services for more than 6,000 veterans WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of approximately $12 million in grants through the Veterans’ Workforce Investment Program to provide job training and skills development services that will help approximately 6,000 […]
US Department of Labor announces $15 million in grants to assist approximately 9,000 homeless veterans WASHINGTON–The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of $15 million in grants through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program to provide job training services to help homeless veterans succeed in civilian careers.
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on today’s release of 2011 unemployment data on veterans by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
US Labor Department extends comment period on proposed rule to improve employment opportunities for workers with disabilities Interested parties may submit comments through Feb. 21 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 implementing Section 503 […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON– Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP), a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing awareness, recovery programs and other services to wounded warriors, today announced a collaboration with the National Resource Directory (NRD), www.NRD.gov, the website for the wounded warrior, service member and veteran communities. WWP is the first organization to implement the NRD’s newest feature, a […]
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 […]