Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO): Meeting

Summary:

This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO). The ACVETEO will discuss Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services' (VETS) core programs and new initiatives regarding efforts that assist veterans seeking employment and raise employer awareness as to the advantages of hiring veterans. There will be an opportunity for persons or organizations to address the committee. Any individual or organization that wishes to do so should contact Mr. Gregory Green (202) 693-4734. Time constraints may limit the number of outside participants/presentations. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, and/or materials in alternative format) should notify the Advisory Committee no later than Wednesday, December 7, 2011 by contacting Mr. Gregory Green (202) 693-4734. Requests made after this date will be reviewed, but availability of the requested accommodations cannot be guaranteed. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. This notice also describes the functions of the Advisory Committee. Notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify the general public.

Date and Time: Wednesday, December 14, 2011, beginning at 10 a.m. and ending at approximately 4 p.m. (E.S.T.).

Addresses:

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, 200 Maryland Avenue NE., Washington, DC 20002. ID is required to enter the building.

For further information contact:

Ms. Nancy L. Hogan, Designated Federal Official, Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training and Employer Outreach, (202) 693-4700, or Mr. Gregory Green (202) 693-4734.

Supplementary information:

ACVETEO is a Congressionally mandated advisory committee authorized under Title 38, U.S. Code, Section 4110 and subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, as amended. The ACVETEO is responsible for: Assessing employment and training needs of veterans; determining the extent to which the programs and activities of the U.S. Department of Labor meet these needs; assisting to conduct outreach to employers seeking to hire veterans; making recommendations to the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans' Employment and Training (VETS), with respect to outreach activities and employment and training needs of veterans; and carrying out such other activities necessary to make required reports and recommendations. The ACVETEO meets at least quarterly.

Signed in Washington, DC, this day of November, 2011. Joseph C. Juarez,

Acting, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Veterans' Employment and Training Service.

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