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National Apprenticeship Week 2017

National Apprenticeship Week 2017

News: November 16, 2017 Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion Meets At the first meeting of the President’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, and Assistant to the President Ivanka Trump joined leaders from business, labor, educational institutions, trade and industry groups, and public officials to discuss how to expand apprenticeships in America. #MoreApprenticeships Nearly 1,000 events were organized in all 50 states as part of…

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Hire Vets Medallion Program

Hire Vets Medallion Program

Since we know you’re interested in hearing about news and events at the U.S. Department of Labor, we wanted to share this announcement about the launch of the HIRE Vets Medallion Program. Get involved with the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced the Final Rule implementing the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing (HIRE) American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act), signed by President Trump in May.  The rule establishes a new HIRE Vets Medallion…

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Honoring and Hiring Veterans

Honoring and Hiring Veterans

News: November 9, 2017 Honoring and Hiring Veterans A new program will recognize businesses that hire and retain veterans, and encourage others to do the same. The U.S. Department of Labor announced the HIRE Vets Medallion Program at its Salute to Veterans, an annual event to recognize and thank veterans for their service. Tax Reform U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta joined Vice President Mike Pence in Pennsylvania this week to discuss how tax reform could help American job growth….

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