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Program helps veterans find construction jobs

Monroe County is working with UNICON and the Rochester Building and Construction Trades Council in a national, nonprofit program called Helmets to Hardhats. The program connects National Guard, Reserve retired, and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled-training and career ...

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Labor rules to boost employment for vets

WASHINGTON — Veterans and disabled workers who often struggle to find work could have an easier time landing a job under new federal regulations. The rules, announced Tuesday by the Labor Department, will require most government contractors to set a ...

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Veterans job expo today

Veterans will have the opportunity to network with about 100 local, regional and national employers when Veterans Outreach Center and Bank of America host the 12th Annual National Veterans Job Expo. The National Veterans Job Expo is for those seeking ...

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Honor Flight on a mission to reach WWII vets

They didn’t hesitate when duty called, but more than 60 years later are still reluctant to be considered the heroes they are. The humbleness of World War II veterans may have something to do with the fact that their memorial ...

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Congress nears OK of bill for vets, contractors

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats and Republicans rallied on a rare patch of common ground Wednesday, moving toward passage of legislation helping unemployed veterans and government contractors. The GOP-run House was expected to give the measure near unanimous approval, less than ...

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New campaign to help veterans find jobs

A new initiative that will help ensure veterans’ valuable and specialized military experience is recognized when they transition to the civilian workforce is being launched by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The governor’s “Experience Counts” campaign will facilitate the transfer of ...

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AG releases legal guide for veterans

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a resource guide to provide veterans and active duty military personnel information related to benefits, consumer protections and other legal issues. The Attorney General’s Resource Guide for Veterans and Service Members details numerous ...

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NYSBA focuses on vets’ unique legal needs

They proudly serve their country, but are often too proud to ask for help in return. To better serve veterans with the legal assistance they may need, Vincent E. Doyle III, president of the New York State Bar Association, has created a special committee to address the void for veterans statewide.

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ABA honoring veterans

The American Bar Association has launched a new website to provide service members and military families with resources on legal issues and obtaining law-related assistance for the problems they face every day.

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