The Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO) was established pursuant to Title II of the Veterans' Housing Opportunity and Benefits Improvement Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-233) and Section 9 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-462, Title 5 U.S.C. app.II). The authority of the ACVETEO is codified in Title 38 U.S. Code, Section 4110.
The ACVETEO is responsible for assessing employment and training needs of veterans; determining the extent to which the programs and activities of the U.S. Department of Labor meet these needs; and assisting to conduct outreach to employers seeking to hire veterans. The ACVETEO will conduct a business meeting on Friday, March 20, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Omni Hotel, 401 Chestnut Street, second floor meeting room, Philadelphia, PA. The ACVETEO will discuss programs to assist veterans seeking employment and to raise employer awareness as to the advantages of hiring veterans, with special emphasis on employer outreach and wounded and injured veterans.
Individuals needing special accommodations should notify Margaret Hill Watts at (202) 693-4744 by March 9, 2009.Start Signature
Signed in Washington, DC, this 2nd day of March 2009.
John M. McWilliam,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Veterans' Employment and Training Service.
[FR Doc. E9-4915 Filed 3-9-09; 8:45 am]
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