CPL Seminar for Veterans: Finding Employment and Working from Home

June 13, 2013 - 1PM - 2:30PM One of the most important aspects in the transition from military-to-civilian life is finding employment. This seminar will provide information, guidance and resources to assist veterans in finding employment including many ways to work from home. Various emplyment specialists, human resources professionals and work from home experts will be available to answer your questions. Read more [...]

Illinois Warrior Summit 2012

The US Department of Veterans Affairs, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Edward Hines VA Hospital, James Lovell Federal Health Care Center and Illinois Supporting All Veterans Equally (ISAVE) will be hosting the Illinois Warrior Summit and 5th Annual Welcome Home Celebration for 4,000 military, veterans and families on Thursday, August 9th, 2012 from 10a-3p at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Forum – (725 W. Roosevelt Road in Chicago). Read more [...]

Quinn signs veterans’ tax credit increase into law

CHICAGO - July 9, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today signed a new law that will help more Illinois Veterans find employment following their service to our country, an important measure he proposed during his State of the State address in February. The Hiring Veterans Tax Credit will provide a significant additional tax credit for every unemployed Veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan a company hires, which will help businesses create jobs and give those jobs to the Veterans who have sacrificed so much in serving our state and our country. Read more [...]