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DOL Honors Employers Who Hire Those Who Keep Us Safe

DOL Honors Employers Who Hire Those Who Keep Us Safe

Nov. 10, 2023
More than 850 employers were recognized for understanding "that tapping into the unique skills and talents of our veterans helps to strengthen their organizations and power our nation’s economic growth.”

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced earlier this week  that 859 employers from across the country were recipients of its 2023 Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Medallion Award.

The award recognize employers for their commitment to supporting U.S. military veterans in the civilian workforce.

Acting Secretary Julie Su and Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training James Rodriguez announced the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipients and offered congratulatory remarks during an online ceremony. The event also featured award recipients who shared how their organizations support veterans in the civilian workforce.

“The U.S. Department of Labor applauds the commitment that HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipients show by employing, retaining and supporting our nation’s veterans,” said Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su, in a statement. “Congratulations to the more than 850 award recipients who understand that tapping into the unique skills and talents of our veterans helps to strengthen their organizations and power our nation’s economic growth.” 

Since the program’s 2018 inception, more than 1,600 employers have been recipients.

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