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Veterans help fill employment-skilled labor gap in Washington state

Washington state’s job growth is about 40 percent higher than the rest of the nation, and that doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon.

State focused on finding jobs for disabled

The Pennsylvania departments of Labor & Industry, Human Services, and Education this week kicked off “Experience the Employment Connection 2017”

Thousands of high-paying Arizona jobs still vacant, state can't fill them

State employers are reporting there are 10,000 high paying job vacancies with no way to fill them.

California's Assembly Votes To Allow Communists To Hold State Jobs

California may end a decades-old ban on members of the Communist Party working in its government, after the state Assembly approved a bill that would delete references to the party from its employment requirements.

State orders organizers of homeless camp for veterans to vacate Mesa...

State officials have ordered the veterans who organized a homeless camp to abandon their site near Loop 202 near Mesa.

Design work begins on expanding State Veterans Cemetery

Connecticut officials have begun designing an expansion and improvements to the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown.

Service and Sacrifice: Former State Legislator Leads Program to help Maine...

“They always say you stand on the shoulders of the people who went before you and I think in many cases that is very, very true,” and, in Charlie Summers’ case, that’s a long line of relatives stretching back in history; a record of service woven into the fabric of who he is.

Elizabeth City State University hosts federal employment workshop for veterans

A free federal employment workshop will be available for veterans on the Elizabeth City State University campus on Wednesday and Thursday.

Cal State LA graduate, Navy Veteran on Track for Business Success

After serving in the Navy for six years and traveling around the world, Thomas Lawson found a home with other veterans at Cal State LA. The 28-year-old Lawson will be graduating in June with a Bachelor of Science in business administration.

State of Minnesota suing fundraiser for veterans' charity

When the phone rang in November 2015, Danette Crenshaw of Glencoe, Minn., declined to donate $20 to an organization called the Foundation for American Veterans.

McCrory: State agencies need to hire more veterans

For the past three years, the state has been working with private employers through the NC4ME project, or North Carolina for Military Employment. Now, state leaders say it's time for state agencies to do more as well.

The Bogus Benefit – Part III – “The Smoking Guns”

In my previous articles on the “bogus benefit” of “preference” in the Federal hiring process, I highlighted the article by Ken Olson in the...

Hormel Foods employees help veterans across the state

When we think of donating items like clothes and perishable foods might come to mind, but employees from Hormel Foods came together to donate hygiene products to local veterans.

Des Plaines veterans program shut down due to state budget impasse

The state's failure to pass a budget has forced the shut down of a Des Plaines-based social service program that provides support to veterans and their families.

St. Paul has been found violating state law for hiring veterans

U.S. Coast Guard and Army National Guard veteran Erik Stever asserts that the city of St. Paul wrongly denied him extra points in his effort to get hired for two civil service jobs.

Arciero bill gives veterans free state college education

Veterans would be able to attend state colleges for free under a bill filed by state Rep. James Arciero and supported by 59 his House and Senate colleagues.

Veterans home CEO: State filed vendor complaints

Our 13 Watchdog team has found information that's prompting new questions about the level of care at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.

Virginia Tech recognized for hiring more veterans than any other state...

Virginia Tech has been awarded a statewide Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Governor's Award for hiring more veterans than any other state agency in the Commonwealth of Virginia. There are 65 state agencies, including 39 colleges and universities.

Unclaimed veterans given full escort to state cemetery

The remains some from as far back as World War I have been unclaimed all these years.

Veterans in state Legislature work to improve conditions for all vets

Sen. David Knezek, D-Dearborn Heights, and Rep. Tom Barrett, R-Potterville, both took their seats in November 2014, and they’re working hard toward a goal of improving veterans’ affairs here in Michigan.

State lawmakers’ bill would allow towns to increase veterans’ property tax...

Riverhead Town will be able to increase by nearly 40 percent the real property tax exemptions it grants to veterans if a bill that passed the New York State Legislature last week is signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Veterans job fair at Kent State University will offer employment and...

Unemployed and underemployed veterans can search for jobs and receive help at the "Serving Those Who Have Served Us" Veterans' Job Fair at Kent State University.

W&M Legal Clinic for Veterans Gets $245K Grant from State

A legal clinic at the William & Mary Law School is expanding its efforts with the help of a state grant.

Thomas Edison State College teams with Comcast to promote veteran education...

Thomas Edison State College has the largest enrollment out of any other veteran institute across the country and it's looking to expand.