November 9, 2022

US Department of Labor recognizes 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion recipients

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Labor today recognized 835 employers from around the nation for their commitment to hiring and retaining U.S. military veterans during an online event broadcast from the department’s Washington headquarters.

October 14, 2022

US Department of Labor announces $1.2M investment to improve delivery of services to veterans, transitioning service members, military spouses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service has awarded a $1.2 million technical service contract aimed to improve the customer experience for veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses using the agency’s resources.

June 30, 2022

US Department of Labor announces additional partners to deliver employment assistance to transitioning service members, spouses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service has signed a memorandum of understanding with eight organizations to serve as partners in support of VETS’ Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot.

January 31, 2022

US Department of Labor now accepting applications for 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Awards

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that it is accepting applications for the 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award. The award is presented annually to employers that meet standards for excellence in the recruitment, hiring and retention of America’s military veterans.

January 12, 2022

US Department of Labor announces funding opportunity to help veterans at risk of, or experiencing homelessness to return to workforce

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a funding opportunity for organizations to provide training and employing services to veterans combating homelessness.

January 11, 2022

US Department of Labor launches pilot program to provide off-base transition assistance to veterans, spouses seeking to join civilian workforce

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service will extend its traditional Transition Assistance Program curriculum beyond the active military installations it currently serves to at least 50 locations in at least 20 states to expand their efforts to improve employment-related outcomes in areas where large veteran populations face high rates of unemployment.

December 8, 2021

US Departments of Labor, Justice reaffirm commitment to protect employment rights of service members, veterans

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor and U.S Department of Justice today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reaffirm their commitment to administer and enforce the protections afforded to military service members and veterans by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994.

November 16, 2021

US Department of Labor opens online dialogue with stakeholders to expand access among underrepresented communities to Registered Apprenticeships

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Labor today launched an online dialogue with stakeholders to increase access to Registered Apprenticeships for job seekers in underrepresented communities.

Conversation and ideas shared will help develop and shape future Registered Apprenticeship programs and funding opportunities, and foster diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

November 10, 2021

US Department of Labor announces recipients of 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Awards

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today presented the 2021 Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Medallion Award to 849 employers from across the nation at a virtual ceremony. The annual awards recognize employers across the nation for their investment in recruiting, employing and retaining veterans.

October 21, 2021

US Department of Labor invites partners to expand employment, training services for transitioning service members, spouses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service is now accepting applications from public and private sector organizations to enhance the employment and training services it provides to transitioning service members and their spouses through the agency’s Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot.

September 22, 2021

US Department of Labor announces new partners to support initiative to deliver employment services to transitioning service members, spouses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service has signed a memorandum of understanding with nine organizations that have agreed to serve as partners to support VETS’ Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot.

August 31, 2021

US Department of Labor launches career workshops to provide employment assistance to spouses of transitioning military service members

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new monthly series of career workshops to provide employment assistance to spouses of transitioning military service members. Of the approximately 200,000 U.S. military service members who transition to civilian life annually, about half have spouses. 

June 1, 2021

US Department of Labor awards more than $52M in grants to help homeless veterans reenter the workforce

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today the award of more than $52 million in grants to help homeless veterans return to meaningful employment and address the complex problems facing homeless veterans.

May 17, 2021

US Department of Labor launches additional employment, career workshops to provide support to transitioning military spouses

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor has launched five additional pilot workshops to support military spouses in meeting their employment and career goals.

April 1, 2021

US Department of Labor launches Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot for transitioning service members, spouses

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today the launch by its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service of a pilot program to enhance its ability to provide transitioning service members and their spouses with the assistance needed to be successful in the civilian workforce.

March 17, 2021

US Department of Labor awards $1.5M grant to support veterans transitioning to workforce in Texas communities struck hard by pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced funding of $1,561,667 for a National Dislocated Worker Grant for Adaptive Construction Solutions Inc. to support employment and training services to eligible transitioning military service members in Texas communities harmed significantly by the pandemic.

February 8, 2021

US Department of Labor launches new monthly series of workshops to provide employment assistance to transitioning military spouses

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new monthly series of career workshops to provide employment assistance to transitioning military spouses. Participation is free and classes are open to all transitioning military spouses. The launch follows a successful pilot program in October 2020.

January 29, 2021

US Department of Labor accepting 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award applications

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Veterans' Employment and Training Service is accepting applications for the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award, presented annually to employers that meet standards for excellence in the recruitment, hiring and retention of America’s military veterans.