Davis|Kuelthau labor and employment attorney, Laurie E. Meyer recently sat down with Saul Newton, Founder of the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, Bill Ball, President of the Grunau Company, and Tom Palzewicz, Business coach and partner at ActionCOACH to discuss veterans and the workforce. Specifically, they addressed the challenges veterans face when entering the civilian workforce, how employers can help with the transition, and how it will benefit the firm and the business community.
The discussion was moderated by Ana Simpson, Director of the Veterans Business Outreach Center at the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation.
Their commentary was featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Table of Experts column. Laurie offered insights on the hurdles veterans encounter when entering the workforce, what companies should know about hiring veterans to avoid discrimination issues, and the key opportunities customers can have when embracing the veteran community.
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