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:
CiCI’s Pizza Expands Veteran Franchises
CiCi’s Pizza Launches Patriot Program to Expand Veteran Franchise Ownership Pizza Buffet Leader Unveils One of the Industry’s Most Extensive Programs Benefitting U.S. Veterans COPPELL, Texas, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CiCi’s Pizza, home of the custom pizza buffet starting at $4.99, announced today the launch of the CiCi’s Patriot Program to offer veterans a path to business ownership. […]
Groundbreaking for a Project Benefiting Formerly Homeless Veterans
LOS ANGELES, CA., Jan., 25 – VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLA) in collaboration with New Directions Inc. (NDI) and A Community of Friends (ACOF) will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center (SACC) buildings 4 and 5, on Friday, February 3, 2012 starting at 11:00 am. Buildings 4 and 5 will provide supportive and therapeutic […]
VA to Host Job Fair for Mid-Atlantic Veterans
Federal Agencies, Private Sector Companies Partner to Hire Veterans on the Spot (Washington, DC) – As part of the Joining Forces initiative, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will host a major Veteran-focused career fair and exposition with thousands of public and private sector real-time hiring opportunities for Veterans. Hiring managers and career coaches from […]
US Labor Dept to increase jobs for disabled Americans
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 […]
Hadley School for the Blind Announces New Blinded Veterans Initiative
Initiative Supported by $300,000 Gift from Goldman Sachs Gives On Veterans Day, November 11, 2011, The Hadley School for the Blind, an international distance education school based in Winnetka, Ill., will announce the launch of a new Blinded Veterans Initiative.
Why Should I Hire Veterans?
Jim Stroud of the job-blog ResumeBear.com interviews Chad Sowash, VP of Business Development for DirectEmployers and U.S. Army Sergeant First Class, on the many benefits of hiring veterans and what they have to offer in the workplace in terms of discipline, skills, and abilities imbued to them by their military service.
Obama proposes tax credits for hiring veterans
(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 […]