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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs recently enacted two new ground-breaking regulations implementing the Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act. Read More
LANSING — A constitutional amendment that would give all service members and veterans in-district community college tuition regardless of where they live could be on the ballot in 2014. Read More
Subcommittee calls for increased spending and millage request.
At their regular board meeting Thursday, Kent County commissioners received a long-awaited report from a subcommittee that looked into the current status of veterans in the county, along with two vital recommendations on how they could improve the lives of those who have served, are serving or will serve in the future. Read More
Veterans and their spouses will have the opportunity to meet with employers from more than 40 companies at the Hiring Our Heroes job fair on Thursday. Read More
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority will host two sessions this Saturday as a way to gather ideas from the public on how to upgrade two parks in the sector and also honor the city’s war veterans. Read More
Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan can count on Walmart for a job. Read More
Mich. ranks low in both funding, use.
LANSING — Michigan ranks last among the 50 states on veterans’ funding per capita, according to a federal report. Read More
Huntington Bank enabled Paul Doyle’s Profitecture.com to stay afloat.
More than 250,000 members of the U.S. Armed Forces complete their service each year and re-enter the civilian work force — and statistics show that re-entry isn’t easy. In 2011, the average unemployment rate for veterans age 18 to 24 was almost 30 percent. Read More
LANSING –– Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has declared November is Hire a Veteran Month. Snyder urged Michigan employers Thursday to do more to help returning veterans make the transition from military service to employment. Read More
Military veterans who have sacrificed for America spent their Election Day explaining to West Michigan business leaders why vets need to be hired. Read More