Despite the Senate's latest delay, the top VA medical position remains vacant.
Tensions in the Senate erupted Wednesday over the blocked confirmation of a critical Warriors Affairs administrator, with a prominent Democratic senator accusing a Republican colleague of "turning his back on America's veterans."
Unemployment Among Veterans Reaches Lowest Level in Three Years
The Labor Department says veteran unemployment reached its lowest level in three years in March.
Transition to Civilian Life After the Military is "pretty tough" for Veterans
VA officials do not expect to extend emergency GI Bill protections beyond the summer, indicating they expect college campuses to resume pre-pandemic operations during the fall semester.
Taking Advantage of 'The Great Resignation' for Veteran Job Seekers
The number of Americans quitting their jobs suddenly jumped in 2021. About 25% of the workforce left their jobs in August; 4.3 million people did it. This is a "substantial increase" from pre-pandemic days.
Veterans of Banking Industry are Getting Jobs in Renewable Energy
The energy industry is increasingly focused on growing low-carbon businesses, spurring veteran bankers to become advisers on mergers and acquisitions in renewables.
You May Be Due Money from VA - More Than $300M Could Be Owed in GI Bill Refunds
In a notice recently sent to schools, the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for more than 115,000 veterans who may be owed refunds of up to $2,700 for their GI Bill contributions. That means more than $300 million belonging to veterans could currently be unclaimed.
Navy Reconsiders Plan to Cut Medical Staff in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic
The Navy is reconsidering its plan to reduce medical staff -- part of a military-wide review of 18,000 proposed job cuts in health fields - in response to lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, the service's top doctor said Thursday.
Military Spouse Victimised in Employment Scam
By the time Army spouse Ashlyn Drake discovered she was a victim of a scam, her bank account was $15,000 in the red.
3 Reasons why you need to Reach Out to Your Network and Stay Engaged and Maintain Connections
One of the hardest things about building your network might be finding reasons to reach out to these people when you don’t have an “ask.” After all, networking isn’t about just going to them when you need something -- like assistance, guidance or input; it’s about nurturing a mutually rewarding, long-term relationship.
This is how Veterans Can Get Free Training in case They Lost a Job due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The year 2020 was hard on all of us, but it was harder on some than others. The United States lost an estimated 10 million jobs during the global COVID-19 pandemic. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the December 2019 veteran unemployment rate was at an all-time low of 2.9%. At the height of the pandemic, it was a staggering 11.3%, and by December 2020, it dropped to 6.3%. The number hasn’
4 Common Struggles faced by Veterans In Civilian Workplaces
Getting a job is central for any military member leaving the service behind and joining the civilian world. But the difficulties of transitioning out of the military don’t end with onboarding in a new company.
The VA unemployment benefits to be protected under this plan
A new House proposal would make the Department of Veterans Affairs Individual Unemployability program permanent even for elderly veterans, following attempts in recent years to pare back the benefit.