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Removing ‘right of first refusal’ hindrance will help ease verification process for veteran-owned small businesses.
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“Overzealous and unrealstic” small business verification process discourages veteran entrepreneurs, says Legion.
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Act would eliminate Legion-supported outreach and employment programs now overseen by the Department of Labor.
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Legion Economic Division will welcome Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps on March 14.
VA moves to reduce number of veteran-owned small business applications it denies due to minor errors.
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick will reintroduce the bill that ensures veterans receive the same contracting preferences as every other group.
Department of Veterans Affairs will allow contract applicants opportunity to correct minor deficiencies before initial denial is issued.
‘Housing Our Heroes’ brings veteran and community organizations together to discuss future of veteran homelessness.
Assistant Labor secretary Keith Kelly vows to prepare, provide for and protect job-seeking veterans.
Executive director of Joining Forces highlights strides made in hiring veterans; DoD deputy assistant secretary warns of sequestrations effects.
Washington Conference attendees discuss licensing and credentialing issues on same day First Lady Michelle Obama mentions Legion's efforts in the area.
First Lady Michelle Obama expected to mention Legion's credentialing, licensing efforts during address to National Governors Association.
Despite current and forecast fiscal challenges, ending homelessness among veterans is still an achievable goal, said Legion roundtable participants.
With cuts, hiring freezes looming, fewer federal recruiters appear at Legion/RecruitMilitary career fair; law-enforcement agencies, colleges and universities, and financial institutions well represented.
Washington Conference event to explore ways to improve credentialing opportunities for veterans at the state level.
Legion-hosted entrepreneur groups seek a VA that is ‘helping, not hurting’ veteran owned small businesses.
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Homeless Veterans Roundtable will bring homeless veterans topic to forefront of Washington Conference.
Legion to connect its Small Business Task Force with VET-Force at a meeting on policy.
Registration open for Legion’s annual Small Business Task Force Business Conference.
Veterans welcome to attend Legion and RecruitMilitary career fair in February.
Washington office staff, Post 1 Legionnaires donate winter gear to homeless vets.
Veterans in Maryland will gain better access to commercial driver’s licenses.
Deadline for departments to mail in nominees for annual National Economic Awards is less than a month away.
More than 200 Legion job fairs have been staged in response to the veteran unemployment crisis.
Latest figures show reduction in homelessness among veterans, but Legion says job is far from done.
Around 15 Hiring Our Heroes events planned from now through the new year.
Amendment to National Defense act would help veterans repair and maintain their homes.
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Despite a federal claims court ruling, VA needs to remember its mission: to help veterans.
Hiring Our Heroes event welcomes veterans and military in the Seaside Heights area of the state.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce honors Comcast and NBCUniversal for creating Legion-staged job fair series.