Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Virginia awarded $3.4M grant to develop re-employment strategies for transitioning veterans

ETA News Release: June 12, 2014
Contact Name: Jason Kuruvilla or Egan Reich
Phone Number: (202) 693-6587 or X4960
Kuruvilla.Jason@dol.gov or Reich.Egan@dol.gov

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $3,444,620 to the commonwealth of Virginia to identify promising practices and to explore, develop and test strategies to improve the employment outcomes of veterans. The initiative is part of the Obama administration's ongoing focus on job-driven training principles that encourage innovation and creativity in developing effective re-employment strategies to help the unemployed return to the workforce.

Full Story: http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/ETA20141128.htm

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