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Welcome to the Connecticut Department of Labor. This presentation was created by The Office for Veterans’ Workforce Development www.ctvets.org. Thank You for Your Service!. We counted on you . . . NOW You can count on us for . . . . Job Opportunities Training Resources.

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Welcome to theConnecticut Department of Labor

This presentation was created byThe Office for Veterans’ Workforce Development

www.ctvets.org


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Thank You for Your Service!

We counted on you . . .

NOW

You can count on us for . . .

  • Job Opportunities

  • Training

  • Resources


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The Office for Veterans’ Workforce Development assists veterans and covered persons with their employment and training needs

  • Job service assistance

  • Referral to supportive services

  • Intensive career services (case management)

  • State and federal program information/referral

  • Insure priority of services for veterans

  • Encourage use of all CTWorks resources

  • Advocate for veterans

Our Mission


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Serving the Connecticut Veteran population of more than 300,000.

(about 9% of the state are Veterans)


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Veteran Employment Representative Locations 300,000.

  • 5 Regional Offices and 9 Satellite Offices

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Office

  • Other Outstations

    • CT state community colleges & universities

    • VA Medical Centers

    • US Veterans Affairs Vet Centers

    • Homeless shelters


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Veterans Eligible for Services 300,000.

  • Military members who have separated within the past 36 months

  • Service connected disabled veterans

  • Campaign badge veterans

  • Veterans with non-service disabilities

  • Veterans with 180 consecutive days active duty (not including training), not serving in support of any conflict

  • National Guard/Reserves members (Title 10)

  • Homeless veterans

  • Covered Persons


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Priority of Service 300,000.

Veterans Intensive Services

DOL & CTWorks One-Stop Career Centers

Resource Centers

Workshops

Training Options

Additional Resources

Program Overview


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Priority of Service 300,000.

The Jobs for Veterans Act of November 2002 created priority of services for Veterans and Covered Persons for all U.S. Department of Labor federally funded employment and training programs


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Intensive Services 300,000.(Case Management)

Disabled

Recently separated

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Chronic unemployment

For Veterans/covered persons with barriers to employment & training that may include:

  • Homeless

  • Ex-offender

  • Legal/medical issues


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Veterans Representatives & the Career Centers 300,000.

  • Job Searching

  • Career/Vocational Assistance

  • Labor Market Information

  • Training

  • Resource Centers (workshops, fax, computers, internet, copiers, telephones, newspapers, résumé paper & envelopes)

  • Résumé Assistance

  • Eligibility for Referral to Other Benefits and Programs


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Professional Development Workshops 300,000.

Available throughout the state. Click here and select your area.

  • Workforce Investment Act

  • Orientation

  • Job Searching Techniques

  • Networking

  • Job Applications

  • Résumé Writing & Critique

  • Cover Letters

  • Interviewing Skills

  • Computer Skills

  • Job Retention


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Education & Training Opportunities 300,000.

  • Workforce Investment Act Training

  • Apprenticeships

  • Education and Training Connection

    • Universities & Community Colleges

    • State Vocational/Technical Schools


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Additional Resources 300,000.

  • G.I. Bill

  • VRAP (Veterans Retraining Assistance Program)

  • Connecticut Veteran Tuition Waiver

  • Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment

  • CT Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

  • Small Business Administration

  • Community Economic Development Fund

  • Adult Education


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Disability Accommodations 300,000.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

  • Human Rights & Opportunities Commission

  • Office of Protection & Advocacy

  • ADA Coalition of Connecticut

  • CT Department of Veterans Affairs

    • Office of Advocacy & Assistance


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USERRA 300,000.

Uniformed Services Employment And Reemployment Rights Act

USERRA

  • Prevents Veterans from being discriminated against as a result of military service

  • Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment & Training Service (VETS)

For information/assistance, click here, call 860-263-6490,

or contact ESGR (Employment Support for the Guard and Reserve)


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We hope this presentation has been of assistance. 300,000.

If you have further questions, please click here to contact your local Veteran Employment Representative.

Thank you for your service.

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