VOW to Hire Vets

June 2012
PN;Jun2012, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p18
Trade Publication
The article discusses the VOW to Hire Heroes Act in the U.S. which is intended to decrease the unemployment rate among the country's veterans. It states that the act requires the Department of Labor to take a look on how military skills and training can be translated to civilian sector jobs. It mentions the regard for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) as a key part of the act.


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