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Past national commander hoping that Department of Labor, Legion can help erase disconnect between veterans, potential employment and training opportunities.
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Legionnaires are encouraged to participate in and raise awareness of events that will take place in 24 cities.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce initiative will result in 100 veterans hiring fairs across country; Legion post in New Jersey hosting Oct. 22 event.
The Department of Homeland Security participated in the Legion's Small Business Training Program last month in Minneapolis.
Small businesses would receive incentives for hiring veterans, wounded warriors in $447 billion plan.
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The Legion attended a House Veterans' Affairs Committee summit to assess how businesses are hiring veterans and the practices that have produced positive results for veterans.
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Veteran business owners, military spouses get one-on-one opportunities with CEOs during Inc.-Joining Forces Mentoring Fair.
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Kathleen Martinez, assistant secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy, will meet with Past National Commander William Detweiler in New Orleans this week.
Last week, Legion representatives and members of its Business Task Force hit New Orleans for the greatly expanded National Veterans Small Business Conference.
The American Legion teams with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to bring a veterans hiring fair to Minneapolis in August.
Legionnaires in Jewett City, Conn., are behind a multimillion dollar housing complex that could revolutionize the fight against veteran homelessness.
President orders broad, interagency effort to reduce jobless rate among Post-9/11 veterans.
Legion working with Inc. magazine, Joining Force to bring 50 prominent CEOs to Washington, D.C., to serve as mentors to veterans, servicemembers and their families.
Bill being considered by House would cut $1.5 million from office tasked with prosecuting cases of discrimination against veterans by federal agencies.
American Legion commends Department of Labor, Solis for creating "sorely needed resource."
Experts will gather in Minneapolis during national convention to discuss climbing rate of vet joblessness, just one of many Economic sessions available in Minneapolis.
As the number of returning troops increases, so may the number of homeless veterans.
A trio of bills designed to enhance civilian training and employment opportunities for military veterans has been endorsed by The American Legion.
Annual Heroes to Hometowns' Transition & Benefits Job Fair will precede national convention on Aug. 27.
Department of Labor hopes to help approximately 17,000 homeless veterans find successful civilian careers.
DoL will provide more than $9 million to veterans looking to gain workplace skills.
Organization joins "Veterans on Wall Street" job fair, a which will feature more than 100 vendors, employers and VSOs.
Representatives from organization's D.C. office attend veterans hiring fair and career workshop in New York City, aboard the USS Intrepid.
Representatives from the Legion’s Pennsylvania department help coordinate a successful VA career expo.
Military supporters everywhere are encouraged to participate in 2-kilometer event that aims raise awareness for homeless veterans.
Legion officials recently participated in a U.S. Census Bureau teleconference where statistics were released on veteran-owned companies.
Economic Commission deputy director tells House subcommittee that returning warriors’ transition program is in need of updating, expansion.
On June 23, veterans and their families are invited to New York City for an employment conference hosted by some of the financial world’s biggest players.
The Business and Profesisional Women's Foundation needs women veterans, 20 to 33, for a survey on employment issues.
Organization in favor of Department of Labor decision to strengthen federal hiring requirements of certain military veterans.