WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor awarded The HIRE Vets Medallion to two job creators from Charlotte for recruiting, employing and retaining veterans.
Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia presented The Independence Fund and Duke Energy Business Services LLC the Gold Level Award.
“The recipients of the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Awards demonstrated a commitment to hiring veterans and helping them to develop meaningful, long-term careers,” Scalia said.
In 2017, President Trump signed the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) of 2017. Applications for the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Program will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2020. Apply at www.HireVets.gov.