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YESVETS Initiative

AVHRA has joined forces with Employment Security Department, in partnership with Washington Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Commerce,Washington State Military Transition Council, and local chambers of commerce across the state to create a statewide campaign to hire veterans, supporting House Bill 2040. This Bill, introduced by Representative Gina McCabe, recognizes employers who show their commitment to veteran employment by hiring veterans into their workforce. Click here to learn more. 



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