December 03, 2015
High veteran unemployment appears to be in the past, but the push for more hires continues
Source: The Los Angeles Times
Journalist Alan Zarembo
Wal-Mart says it met its goal of hiring 100,000 military veterans and has upped its commitment to 250,000.
A coalition of more than 200 other companies has scrapped its original objective of hiring 100,000 vets and vowed this month to make a million hires.
And a separate campaign by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, called Hire 500,000 Heroes, has surpassed that target and collected promises from more than 2,000 businesses to hire at least 200,000 more veterans or their spouses.
Read the full article at The Los Angeles Times.