Apr-7-16 Christie Administration Hosts Federal Veterans’ Employment and Training Service Chief
Assistant Secretary of Labor Michael Michaud Visits Local One-Stop Career Center
WESTAMPTON, N.J., April 7, 2016 – Michael Michaud, Assistant Secretary of the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) at the U.S. Department of Labor, visited the Burlington County One-Stop Career Center today where he met with New Jersey Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths and other key department staff.
During the visit, New Jersey authorities outlined the many programs designed to assist veterans in need, including employment initiatives spearheaded by more than 40 veteran representatives at the state Department of Labor, many of whom are also veterans and former military personnel. The state Department of Labor works with more than 12,000 veterans per year in its 29 One-Stop Career Centers throughout the state.
Assistant Secretary Michaud’s office focuses preparing military service members for transition to civilian employment, providing veterans with services to assist them in getting good jobs, protecting veterans' employment rights, and promoting veterans' employment in the private sector. His visit to New Jersey included a visit to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst for a Service Member Transition Summit.
For more details on the department’s services for veterans and transitioning military service members, visit to Jobs4Jersey.com and select “Veterans.”
Commissioner Harold J. Wirths of the New Jersey Department of Labor with Michael Michaud,
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans’ Employment and Training Service during the
Assistant Secretary’s visit to the One-Stop Career Center in Westampton.
Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths shares information about the department’s
veterans services with Assistant Secretary Michaud and Anthony Robinson, Senior Advisor
to the Secretary.