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Employer Awards: Chair

From the Chairman

November 2020

Employment Awards Deadline

December 19, 2020 is just around the corner. Do you know why this date is important?

December 19, 2020 is the deadline for the below Employment Programs Awards.

  • NATIONAL EMPLOYER OF THE DISABLED AWARD
  • EMPLOYER OF VETERANS AWARD
    • Small (50 or fewer employees)
    • Medium (51 – 200 employees)
    • Large (201 or more employees)
  • EMPLOYER OF OLDER WORKERS AWARD
  • EMPLOYMENT SERVICE AWARDS

Recognizing a local employer or employment service office for these awards is a good way to promote your Post and let the community know you recognize your community’s support of Veterans.

Submit your awards packages by mail to:

American Legion Dept. of Florida
Attn: Programs Director
PO Box 547859
Orlando, FL 32854

Or fax to 407-299-0901

For information on the awards and the forms needed for the nomination packages go to www.floridalegion.org. Click on PROGRAMS & SERVICES — click on EMPLOYER AWARDS – SELECT DESIRED AWARD – CLICK ON DOWNLOAD APPLICATION to find the required nomination forms and information.

Remember what is NEEDED are facts, figures and an interesting narrative that tells what makes this nominee special. What activities does this candidate do to develop employment opportunities for Veterans? What is NOT NEEDED are binders, report covers, page protectors, photographs, or logs of how many people are seen each day.

Dusty Douglas
Employment Chair
employment@legionmail.org

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