New Guide to Hiring Disabled Veterans Available
4 Jan 2019
With record low unemployment, more and more employers are feeling the laborforce crunch, but one group of job seekers may be overlooked – disabled veterans.
To raise employer awareness of this labor source and lower perceived barriers to hiring disabled veterans, the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has released their 2018 hiring guide.
More U.S. Veterans Are Off the StreetsJan 3 2019
Number of homeless vets falls to approximately 38,000, a 5.3% decline since last year and about half the 73,367 veterans tallied in 2009 WASHINGTON—The number of homeless veterans declined in 2018 in response to long-established federal efforts and a push by dozens of local communities, according to the departments...
An infusion of $87.5 million will create and preserve 1,700 units of affordable housing across Minnesota, state officials announced Thursday. Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal said the investment will spur additional local and private funding totaling $364 million and support more than 3,600 jobs. She said the funding will...
An Enterprise of EntrepreneursJan 2 2019
Entrepreneurs, makers and artists networked with DEED representatives from the Offices of Small Business Assistance, Business Finance, Business Development, Small Business Development Centers, Minnesota Trade Office and Unemployment Insurance to learn about technical support and financing programs DEED offers that help get startups up and running. DEED’s Startup open...