October 15th , 2013 8:56 am Leave a comment

State initiative seeks to help veterans get jobs

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development is partnering with more than 150 employers to help veterans get jobs.

The Paychecks for Patriots initiative will include hiring fairs to be held on Thursday in 13 sites throughout the state and will feature local employers interested in putting veterans to work.

The hiring fair in Nashville will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Millennium Maxwell House on 2025 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard.

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a proclamation announcing October 17th as Paychecks for Patriots Day.

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