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FridayJuly 20, 2018

US Dept. of Labor announces job training grants for homeless veterans

US Department of Labor

US Labor Department announces more than $5.4 million in job training grants to benefit homeless veterans

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced 23 grants totaling $5,436,148 million to provide homeless veterans with job training aimed at helping them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded by the department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program. 


Dept. of Labor extends comment period on proposed veteran ruling

Department of LaborU.S. Department of Labor extends comment period on proposed rule to increase employment of protected veterans among federal contractors

Interested parties may submit comments through July 11

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has announced a 14-day extension of the comment period for its proposed rule to revise regulations implementing Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. Notice of the extension has been published in the June 22 Federal Register and can be viewed at


Department of Labor extends $9 mil grant to benefit 4,000 vets

U.S. Department of Labor4,000 veterans to benefit from $9 million in US Department of Labor job training grants to continue existing programs

WASHINGTON– Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced 22 grants totaling more than $9 million to provide approximately 4,000 veterans with job training to help them succeed in civilian careers.  The grants are being awarded under the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans Workforce Investment Program to continue successful programs into second and third years.


CitiMortgage to Reduce Mortgage Payments for Disabled Veterans

CitigroupCitiMortgage today announced the Citi® Disabled Veterans Mortgage Relief Program, a new initiative that will allow veterans wounded, injured or otherwise disabled in the line of duty to make reduced monthly payments on CitiMortgage-owned mortgages. The new program will offer an interest rate reduction of 2.5% on existing mortgages for a period of two years. Surviving spouses of military personnel who died while on active duty may also be eligible for the program.


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