AUSTIN – Workforce Solutions Capital Area has earned recognition for committing to hiring veterans with the “We Hire Vets” award from the Texas Workforce Commission. Today, 25 percent of Workforce Solutions Capital Area Board employees are veterans.
“We are honored to be the first workforce board in the state of Texas to receive this recognition, and we value the integrity, hard work and respect of our team members who have served in uniform,” said Tamara Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer of Workforce Solutions Capital Area. “Our veteran team member’s dedication to service continues today in their day-to-day work serving communities in the Austin and Travis County area.”
Workforce Solutions Capital Area Board’s veteran employees served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Air Force Reserve, and have a combined 39 years of service.