U.S. Departments of Labor, Veterans Affairs job fair

The U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will host a job fair for veterans in Tacoma, Wash., on April 12. The job fair is an opportunity for veterans to connect with hiring officials. Special emphasis exists on promoting job opportunities for veterans with disabilities.

A seminar for federal contractors will take place before the job fair begins to provide practical information, helpful tips and clarification regarding federal Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action obligations for disabled and other veterans.

Both events are free, space is limited and early registration is encouraged. Veterans should bring a current resume and their military ID or DD-124.

WHO: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service of the U.S. Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

WHAT: Veterans job fair to connect disabled and local veterans to federal contractors with employment opportunities

WHERE: VA Puget Sound Health- American Lake Division

9600 Veterans Drive

Tacoma, Wash. 98493

WHEN: Friday, April 12, 2013

Compliance Seminar for federal contractor employers

8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. PDT

Veterans Job Fair

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PDT


REGISTER: Veterans and employers may register for the job fair by contacting the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment at 206-341-8228. Registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the event. Early registration is recommended.

Federal contractors may register for the job fair and /or compliance seminar by contacting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs via email at or call 206-398-8005.

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