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The American Legion’s Economic Division will host a job fair for veterans, a homeless veterans workshop and a small business development workshop in late February and early March in Washington.
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Legion to host Small Business Task Force seminar during Washington Conference.
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The Interagency Council on Veterans Employment discussed ways of expanding the participation of veterans in the nation's federal workforce.
Nominees are due Jan. 15 for The American Legion's National Economic Awards, which recognize businesses that employ veterans, disabled veterans and older people.
In the nation's troubled housing market, VA reports that its home loans have had a lower foreclosure rate than any other type of home loan in the industry.
Committee OKs Buyer amendment to elevate priority status of veteran-owned small businesses.
The American Legion is cheering, with reservations, an Obama administration initiative to provide more federal employment for military veterans.
National Commander Clarence Hill witnessed Obama sign an executive order establishing a Council on Veterans Employment and a veterans employment program for federal agencies.
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Several awards are presented each year during the Legion’s National Convention to honor employers who hire veterans, disabled veterans and older workers. Those who help veterans find employment are also recognized.
Heroes to Hometowns Transition and Benefits Fair in Louisville at the 91st National Convention draws big names such as Amazon.com and Secret Service.
Robert Karasinski of American Legion Post 19 in Somerville, Mass., recently received a Cab Driver of the Year Award from the city of Cambridge, Mass.
Survey: Sports programs for disabled has positive effect on employability
At a time when veteran unemployment is outpacing that of the general population, the U.S. government must do a better job of fulfilling the spirit of the Veterans Preference Hiring Act.