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Amanda Leigh of The American Legion recently met with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to discuss veterans unemployment.
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Veterans and military family members are encouraged to attend the job fairs on Oct. 22 in Toms River and Nov. 4 in Florence.
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce initiative will result in 100 veterans hiring fairs across country; Legion post in New Jersey hosting Oct. 22 event.
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Legionnaires are encouraged to participate in and raise awareness of events that will take place in 24 cities.
Past national commander hoping that Department of Labor, Legion can help erase disconnect between veterans, potential employment and training opportunities.
When a transitional housing residence for homeless veterans in New Jersey hit a snag in construction costs, Legion family members in the state sprang to action.
Kathleen Martinez, assistant secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy, will meet with Past National Commander William Detweiler in New Orleans this week.
Veteran business owners, military spouses get one-on-one opportunities with CEOs during Inc.-Joining Forces Mentoring Fair.
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.
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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.
Small businesses would receive incentives for hiring veterans, wounded warriors in $447 billion plan.
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The Department of Homeland Security participated in the Legion's Small Business Training Program last month in Minneapolis.
Last week, Legion representatives and members of its Business Task Force hit New Orleans for the greatly expanded National Veterans Small Business Conference.
Annual Heroes to Hometowns' Transition & Benefits Job Fair will precede national convention on Aug. 27.
Experts will gather in Minneapolis during national convention to discuss climbing rate of vet joblessness, just one of many Economic sessions available in Minneapolis.
President orders broad, interagency effort to reduce jobless rate among Post-9/11 veterans.
Legionnaires in Jewett City, Conn., are behind a multimillion dollar housing complex that could revolutionize the fight against veteran homelessness.
The American Legion teams with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to bring a veterans hiring fair to Minneapolis in August.
American Legion commends Department of Labor, Solis for creating "sorely needed resource."
Bill being considered by House would cut $1.5 million from office tasked with prosecuting cases of discrimination against veterans by federal agencies.
A trio of bills designed to enhance civilian training and employment opportunities for military veterans has been endorsed by The American Legion.
As the number of returning troops increases, so may the number of homeless veterans.
Representatives from organization's D.C. office attend veterans hiring fair and career workshop in New York City, aboard the USS Intrepid.
Organization joins "Veterans on Wall Street" job fair, a which will feature more than 100 vendors, employers and VSOs.
DoL will provide more than $9 million to veterans looking to gain workplace skills.
Department of Labor hopes to help approximately 17,000 homeless veterans find successful civilian careers.
The Business and Profesisional Women's Foundation needs women veterans, 20 to 33, for a survey on employment issues.
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.
Economic Commission deputy director tells House subcommittee that returning warriors’ transition program is in need of updating, expansion.
Legion officials recently participated in a U.S. Census Bureau teleconference where statistics were released on veteran-owned companies.