Hire a Veteran Month Kick Off at the Massachusetts State House

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Name: Hire a Veteran Month Kick Off at the Massachusetts State House
Date: October 31, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
In a collaboration effort between Department of Labor VETS, Department of Career Services Veterans program and Mass BizWorks to invite members of all Massachusetts Chambers of Commerce, Workforce Development Boards and Businesses in the Massachusetts area to discuss veteran’s programs within the Commonwealth. One of the primary focuses of this event will be the Department of Labor’s Veteran’s Medallion Program to employers, along with other resources available to Businesses in hiring veterans. This event is also a platform to showcase the state wide rebranding. The Commonwealth’s Workforce System has worked very hard for the past four years to implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). All of their work has culminated into One Vision, One Mission and One Name bringing the Commonwealth’s Workforce System into a new era. A mission and vision based on Collaboration, Respect, Reliability and Ingenuity. Featured resources for this event will include: - Mass BizWorks - MassHire Department of Career Services Veterans Program - DOL VETS HIRE a Veteran Medallion Program - Apprenticeship - Massachusetts Department of Higher Education - Department of Veteran Services - OFCCP - Veterans Affairs - Massachusetts National Guard Register at : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hire-a-veteran-month-kickoff-tickets-50001290205
Location:
Massachusetts State House @ The Great Hall 24 Beacon St. Boston, MA 02133
Contact Information:
State POC: MassHire Local Veterans Employment Representative, Christopher Mills Office: (508) 513- 3424 Cell: (857-276-3950 chris.mills@state.ma.us Federal POC: Department of Labor, Veterans Employment & Training MA Asst. State Director, Karen Frias Main Office: (617) 626-6699 Direct: (617) 626)- 6631 frias.karen.j@dol.gov
Fees/Admission:
Free to employers
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