Regulations Successfully Driving Veteran Inclusion in the Economy

America's veterans have been largely welcomed in the workforce, and government regulations provided the initial impetus. There is still much work to do as many veterans struggle to find true inclusion and equal opportunity, sometimes even after landing a job.
By Royston Arch

Corporations are applauded for hiring veterans and veterans with disabilities. Integrating (or reintegrating) veterans into the workforce is an important step toward ensuring they can take care of their families and enjoy great success over the years. The U.S. government and the states have been instrumental in conveying the message to employers that the government is ready to help with the transition and reintegration of veterans.

The numerous laws, acts, and regulations provide tax incentives, workforce training, reimbursement of some employer training expenses, community networks of support services that include healthcare access, and educational materials. Regulations...

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