2: Hiring fairs: With dynamic partners such as First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden’sJoining Forces Initiative and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring our Heroes program, we’re providing veterans across the United States with opportunities to connect with employers who are pledging to hire veterans. Hiring fairs are regularly organized throughout the country, where veterans can meet these employers and apply for good jobs (after getting resume and interviewing help from an American Job Center!). Visit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to find upcoming fairs near you. … [Read more...] about 11 Things the Labor Department Does for Veterans
Banks open on veterans day
As a former squad leader and platoon guide who enlisted in the Army, I know it is a privilege to serve our country. The bench and bar are committed to removing legal barriers for members of the military. It is our duty, our responsibility and our pledge to honor that commitment. Each time we do, we help veterans in need to rejoin their community, reunite with family, get a job and feel hopeful for the future. We can do nothing less. … [Read more...] about A Debt of Gratitude: ABA Pledges to Help Veterans in Overcoming Legal Obstacles
And yes, I do know November 11 will leave just 44 shopping days to Christmas. If retailers complain about losing trade, they should be reminded that some have the audacity now to open on Christmas Day. And if shoppers don’t like the fact that the retail park or mall may be shut, they could always go online. … [Read more...] about Jayne Dowle: Why shops should shut on Armistice Day
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McGrath is not the first candidate to criticize Barr over his support of the payday lending industry. In 2014, Democratic candidate Elizabeth Jensen criticized Barr for his opposition to a Department of Justice effort to crack down on online payday lenders. … [Read more...] about Barr demands TV stations take down attack ad by veterans group supporting McGrath