Union County’s Veterans Job Fair To Be Held Wednesday

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WESTFIELD – Veterans and active duty military personnel are reminded to take part in Union County’s Veterans Job Fair and Resource Event on Wednesday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Guard Armory at 500 Rahway Avenue in Westfield.

The upcoming job fair, which is sponsored in part by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, will bring veterans together with over 50 employers in an effort to network and make connections for new employment opportunities.

Among the participating organizations are:

  • Wells Fargo
  • Prudential
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Panasonic
  • Barnabas Health
  • NJ Transit
  • Helmets to Hardhats (NJ Building and Construction trades)
  • Joule Staffing
  • PSE&G

With help from partners like the New Jersey Department of Labor, the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Lyons Veterans Administration Medical Center and Investors Bank in Plainfield, the Job Fair is being offered free of charge to veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families.

As part of the event representatives will be on site with information on veterans’ benefits, Social Security, and the GI Bill, as well as other State and County sponsored services. A representative from Lyons VA Medical Center will also be present to conduct health screenings.

For additional information on the Veteran’s Job Fair contact Elizabeth L. Sebring of the Union County Department of Human Services at 1-908-527-4890 or via email at esebring@ucnj.org.

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