Program News & Updates

Last updated: May 10, 2021

April 2021 - Media Mention

Guidehouse CEO Scott McIntyre Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth ...

Executive Mosaic Media – Apr. 21, 2021 - Two months later, the company received the 2020 Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Gold Medallion ... “We are proud and honored to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipient for our commitment to our nation’s veterans,” said McIntyre.

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April 2021 - Media Mention

Hire Veterans? Be recognized with a 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award

VAntage Point Blog – Apr. 16, 2021 - Initiated by the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Act of 2017, the award recognizes small businesses, nonprofit organizations and large companies for excellence in leadership when it comes to promoting Veterans’ employment. Recipients demonstrate to their customers ...

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April 2021 - Media Mention

OFCCP Week In Review: April 2021

JD Supra – Apr. 5, 2021 - The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans' employment award that recognizes a company's commitment to veteran hiring, ...

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April 2021 - Media Mention

Terrapin sets industry standards with commitment to help others

NorthcentralPa.com – Apr. 3, 2021 - In 2020, Terrapin received the Gold HIRE Vets Medallion in recognition for its efforts. Along with its support of veterans, Terrapin also has taken care to ...

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March 2021 - Media Mention

Novetta to Support Military Service Members as DOD SkillBridge Program Authorized Organization

ExecutiveBiz – Mar. 5, 2021 - Novetta has a long history of supporting veterans and service members. It received its third Hire Vets Gold Medallion Award from the Department of Labor in November 2020 for its efforts in recruitment, professional development and retention of U.S. service members and veterans…

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February 2021 - Media Mention

Nueces County awarded Gold Medallion for efforts to employ veterans

KRIS Corpus Christi News – Feb. 10, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Labor recently recognized the county's human resources department with its "HIRE Vets Gold Medallion." The county was ...

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February 2021 - Media Mention

State grants aim to add internships, support economic development

Grand Forks Herald – Feb. 9, 2021 - Two state grants for nonprofits and businesses are now available, as well as a program to promote companies that hire veterans…. Applications are also open for the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program, which highlights companies that hire and retrain veterans in new careers....

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February 2021 - Media Mention

Chester’s Market recognized for hiring veterans

Newport News Times - Feb. 2, 2021 - DEPOE BAY - Chester's Market was recognized for its commitment to employing veterans on Jan. 26 when it received the HIRE Vets Medallion ... Jerry Flores, a local veterans employment representative from Worksource Oregon, presented the award and congratulated Smith on being the first in the five-county region…

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February 2021 - Media Mention

Chad Price and Mako Medical: Passionate Disruptors of Health Care

NewsCase - Mako also seeks to empower veterans with meaningful careers, so more than half of its 500 employees are veterans. For their efforts, Chad Price and Mako Medical were recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor in 2020 with the HIRE Vets Medallion.…

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January 2021 - Media Mention

Change-Ups

Grand Rapids Business Journal – Jan. 22, 2021 – Stiles Machinery for the second year in a row is the recipient of the Gold HIRE Vets Medallion Award from the United States Department of Labor.

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January 2021 - Media Mention

Registration open for 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program

Dothan Eagle – Jan. 13, 2021 - The Hire Vets Medallion Program is an official program of the U.S. Department of Labor and launches on January 31. Employers interested in applying for the 2021 program may now create or update existing accounts in preparation of the program's launch. ... In 2020, 25 Alabama companies received the HIRE Vets Medallion Award and more than 1,000 employers have been recognized nationally.…

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January 2021 - Media Mention

HIRE Vets Award Officially Open for Registration

OFCCP Week In Review – Jan. 11, 2021 - The Veterans' Employment and Training Service alerted the public that registration is now open for the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program. The Program officially launches on January 31, 2021; however, interested employers may now create or update an existing account in preparation for the application window (January 31, 2021 – April 30, 2021). The U.S. Department of Labor awards the HIRE Vets Medallion to recognize…

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January 2021 - Media Mention

U.S. Dept. of Labor recognizes three Idaho businesses for supporting veterans

Idaho Press – Jan. 9, 2021 - National Native American Construction Inc. of Coeur d' Alene, Independence Indoor Shooting of Meridian and Treasure Valley Advanced Concepts LLC of Nampa each received a 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Award. This U.S. Department of Labor program recognizes U.S. employers for recruiting, hiring and retaining America's veterans. A press release announced the awards were presented in November at a virtual ceremony …

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January 2021 - Media Mention

Business Beat - Honors

The Spokesman Review – Jan. 9, 2021 -- National Native American Construction Inc. in Coeur d' Alene has been awarded the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Award from the U.S. Department of Labor. The HIRE Vets Medallion program recognizes U.S. employers for recruiting, hiring and retaining veterans.

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January 2021 - Program News

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR NOW ACCEPTING 2021 HIRE VETS MEDALLION AWARD APPLICATIONS

The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Veterans' Employment and Training Service is accepting applications for the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award, presented annually to employers that meet standards for excellence in the recruitment, hiring and retention of America’s military veterans.The application deadline is April 30, 2021.

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November 2020 - Media Mention

Digital Defense, Inc. Receives 2020 HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award for Second Consecutive Year

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – November 19th, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia recently recognized Digital Defense, Inc., a leader in vulnerability management and threat assessment solutions, as one of 675 recipients of the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during an award ceremony at the U.S. Department of Labor on November 10, 2020. The Honoring Investments in...

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November 2020 - Media Mention

FedPoint gets federal recognition for hiring veterans

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire – November 18th, 2020 — FedPoint, located at Pease International Tradeport, was presented with the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award by the U.S. Department of Labor for its efforts in hiring and retaining veterans in the workplace. This is the second year FedPoint... was awarded the HIRE Vets medallion, the only federal-level veterans' employment award...

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November 2020 - Media Mention

Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical Awarded HIRE Vets Medallion Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – November 17th, 2020 — Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical was honored with the 2020 United States Department of Labor's Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Medallion Award. This award marks Hiller's third consecutive recognition since the program's inception in 2018. The HIRE Vets Medallion award is...

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November 2020 - Media Mention

Guidehouse Receives 2020 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award

ExecutiveGov.com – November 17th, 2020 - Guidehouse has been awarded the 2020 Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Gold Medallion Award, the company reported on Tuesday. "We are proud and honored to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipient for our commitment to our nation's veterans," said Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse... 

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November 2020 - Media Mention

Serco Recognized for Veteran Hiring, Retention Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 18, 2020 — Serco Inc. was presented with the Department of Labor's 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award in recognition of the company's support, commitment and long-term career and growth plan for former military service members in its workforce, ExecutiveGov reported Thursday. Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco, highlighted the skills, experience and values contributed by veterans...

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November 2020 - Media Mention

Sabre Systems, Inc. Receives 2020 HIRE Vets Award from the US Department of Labor

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. - Nov. 17, 2020 - U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia recognized Sabre Systems, Inc. as a recipient of the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a recent award ceremony at the Department of Labor. Sabre earned the Gold Medallion for consistent efforts and achievements in veteran recruitment and retention. Sabre has several initiatives in place to support the advancement and professional development our of veterans...

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November 2020 - Media Mention

Hill touts 5 firms over vets award

– Nov. 15, 2020 - U.S. Rep. French Hill congratulated five Arkansas companies Tuesday for receiving the HIRE Vets Medallion. The award is given to businesses that prioritize the hiring and retention of U.S. veterans. Nationally, 675 employers were recognized. "From storming the beaches of Normandy to enlisting in the military after the Twin Towers fell, our veterans have honorably served our nation and deserve respect and gratitude...

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November 2020 - Media Mention

Business honored for dedication to veterans

Pueblo Chieftain – Nov. 15, 2020 - What began as two best friends starting a business from within a garage, has since become an expanding business that received a Gold Medallion from the federal government. Scott Hinkle and Joshua Sparks were two young men who attended Colorado State University Pueblo and were a part of a fraternity that encouraged service to the community. That dedication to serving the community ultimately carried over...

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November 2020 - Program News

Rep. Rice Announces HIRE Vets Award Recipients

Tom Rice - House.gov – Nov. 10, 2020 - Washington DC- Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Awards. “I am honored to announce that two businesses in the Seventh District, AHSC Inc. and Rhino Demolition and Environmental Services Corp., have been awarded the HIRE Vets Small Gold Medallion.” “Veterans who serve this country shouldn’t struggle to find jobs at home, and these employers...

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November 2020 - Program News

Blunt Commends Missouri HIRE Vets Award Recipients For Their Commitment To Veteran...

November 10, 2020 - WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS) and a member of the Veterans Jobs Caucus, today commended the seven Missouri employers that were recognized by the Department of Labor’s (DOL) HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program for their contributions to veteran employment. The program was created under Blunt’s bipartisan...

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November 2020 - Program News

U.S. Department of Labor Awards 675 HIRE Vets Medallions To Employers That Hire, Retain and Support Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC – November 10, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Labor today announced its recognition of 675 U.S. employers as honorees in the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion program for their recruitment, hiring, and retention of America’s veterans. Collectively, this year’s award recipients hired more than 37,000 veterans since 2018.

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April 2020 - Program News

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REMINDS EMPLOYERS 2020 HIRE VETS MEDALLION AWARD SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS APRIL 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor reminds the nation’s employers that the deadline to submit applications for the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award is April 30, 2020.

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March 2020 - Program News

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, IRS AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCE PLAN TO IMPLEMENT CORONAVIRUS-RELATED PAID LEAVE FOR WORKERS AND TAX CREDITS FOR SMALL AND MIDSIZE BUSINESSES TO SWIFTLY RECOVER THE COST OF PROVIDING CORONAVIRUS-RELATED LEAVE

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees. This relief to employees and small and midsize businesses is provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020.

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March 2020 - Program News

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): SMALL BUSINESS GUIDANCE & LOAN RESOURCES

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.

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January 2020 - Program News

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR NOW ACCEPTING 2020 HIRE VETS MEDALLION AWARD APPLICATIONS

The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that it is accepting employer applications for the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award. The HIRE Vets Award Program recognizes small businesses, non-profit organizations and large companies for their leadership in recruiting, employing and retaining America’s veterans. The application deadline is April 30, 2020.

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November 2019 - Program News

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PRESENTS 2019 HIRE VETS MEDALLION AWARDS

The U.S. Department of Labor today awarded 427 employers from around the nation for recruiting, employing and retaining America's veterans. The award recipients attest to hiring more than 52,000 veterans since 2017.

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Employers seeking further information should subscribe to the HIRE Vets newsletter for updates, or contact HIREVets@dol.gov.

Nov. 11, 2019 - Media Mention

Local company nationally recognized for hiring veterans

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the HIRE Vets Medallion to 28 companies from Pennsylvania for recruiting, employing and retaining America’s veterans last week. The nationwide award recipients hired more than 52,000 veterans since 2017. (via The Times)

Nov. 11, 2019 - Media Mention

Gary / Chicago International Airport Receives Prestigious Department of Labor Award

Gary / Chicago International Airport (GYY) received the prestigious HIRE Vets Medallion Award, an honor bestowed by the United States Department of Labor that recognizes job creators that recruit, employ and retain veterans’ who have served our country.(via AviationPros)

Nov. 8, 2019 - Media Mention

Six local companies nationally recognized for hiring veterans

Six local companies were recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor for hiring and retaining veterans through the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans, or HIRE Vets, medallion program. (via San Antonio Business Journal)

May 2019 - Program News

2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Application Period Closed

The U.S. Department of Labor’s application period for the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Program has closed. Later this fall, the Department will recognize employers who qualified for the HIRE Vets Medallion Award.

Please stay tuned to HIREVets.gov as we move through the 2019 Program cycle and prepare for the 2020 Award cycle. In the meantime, you can review the application criteria here.

Employers seeking further information should subscribe to the HIRE Vets newsletter for updates, or contact HIREVets@dol.gov.

February 21, 2019 - Media Mention

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and Missouri's U.S. Senator Roy Blunt visited an information technology company in O'Fallon, Missouri on Thursday to promote a program aimed at helping military veterans with employment opportunities. (via ktrs.com)

February 21, 2019 - Media Mention

US Senator Roy Blunt, along with the US Secretary of Labor, was in O'Fallon Thursday honoring Winning Technologies for hiring veterans. The company is one of 200 across the country being honored for working with veterans. (via kmov4.com)

January 2019 - Program News

U.S. Department of Labor Opens Application Period for HIRE Vets Program

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that as of today, January 31, 2019, the application period is open for job creators to apply for the HIRE Vets Medallion Award. This program recognizes small businesses, non-profit organizations, and large companies for their leadership in recruiting, employing, and retaining America's veterans.

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January 2019 - Program News

Account Registration for the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Program is Open

Employers interested in applying for the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program may now create accounts in preparation for the program launch on January 31. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who recruit, retain, and employ veterans.

November 2018 - Program News

U.S. Department of Labor Announces 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award Recipients

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced recipients of the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award, recognizing job creators for their leadership in recruiting, employing, and retaining America's veterans. Honorees include small businesses, community-based nonprofits, and national companies.

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October 2018 - Program News

New HIRE Vets Medallion Program Resources Available

New resources have been added to HIREVets.gov to help us spread the word on the HIRE Vets Medallion Program. These include numerous graphics and widgets that can be downloaded for use on your website or favorite social media platform to advocate for the program. In preparation for the 2019 Application Period, our existing program information resources have also been updated to provide you with the latest on the HIRE Vets Medallion Program. Throughout the remainder of 2018 new content will be continuously revised and provided to assist with preparation of applications for the new award year.

June 2018 - Program News

2018 Program Demonstration Continues

Review of the 300 applications submitted as part of the 2018 Program Demonstration is currently underway. VETS will be reaching out to some employers for additional clarification on responses contained in their applications in order to make a final determination on whether the employer will be awarded a HIRE Vets Medallion Program Award. Notice of expected award will be sent out to employers in October, with the official announcement of award recipients to follow in November on Veterans Day.

We encourage you to stay tuned to HIREVets.gov for updates as we complete the 2018 Program Demonstration cycle and you begin to prepare for the 2019 award cycle.

April 2018 - Program News

HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Completes Application Goal

The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration has reached its application goal, and the registration period is now closed. This November, the Department will recognize employers who qualified for the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award.

The program demonstration enabled up to 300 employers to apply and prepare those who registered for an account on the HIREVets.gov website.

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January 2018 - Program News

U.S. Department of Labor Launches HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration — an effort that will recognize up to 300 employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans.

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August 2017 - Program News

Next Step Announced for HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) announced it is accepting public comments on the criteria for the HIRE Vets Medallion Program. A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was published in the Federal Register today.

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May 2017 - Program News

US Department of Labor to establish HIRE Vets Medallion Program

The U.S. Department of Labor announced it will establish the HIRE Vets Medallion Program to recognize employers who recruit, retain, and employ veterans, and who offer charitable services in support of the veteran community. The department is establishing the program under the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act, or HIRE Vets Act. President Donald J. Trump signed the act into law today.

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