Job Fair for veterans held at War Memorial Center in Milwaukee; 80 employers on hand

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee County officials on Thursday, October 6th hosted a job fair for veterans at the War Memorial Center in Milwaukee -- from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This job fair was part of a combined effort by Milwaukee County Veterans Services, the Zablocki VA Medical Center and the Department of Workforce Development.

More than 80 employers were on hand to discuss employment opportunities with veterans and their immediate family. Included among the employers were eight trucking companies, seven health services organizations, as well as federal/state/Milwaukee County governments, the Milwaukee Brewers, Eaton, trade unions and others.

“Our veterans deserve our gratitude for their sacrifices in service of our nation’s safety and they also deserve our continued support when they come home. That’s why since taking office it’s been one of my top priorities to expand and improve services for veterans and their families,” County Executive Chris Abele said in a statement to FOX6 News. “And to the many businesses and community partners who will be on hand at the job fair, thank you for your work at this important event.”