Wal-Mart Announces Massive Initiative to Hire United States Veterans

Wal-Mart announced a plan today to hire any veteran that wants a job provided they have left the service within the past year and have not received a dishonorable discharge. The initiative is the largest veterans’ hiring program by any private corporation in US history. The program was announced in a speech in New York by Wal-Mart US Chief Executive William S. Simon. The program will commence on May 27Memorial Day – and hopes to hire 100,000 veterans.


[The New York Times]