CHICAGO – Perhaps it was a consequence of sequestration. 

Missing in action from this year's Society for Human Resource Management conference were a number of Department of Labor and Department of Defense representatives who have attended past SHRM meetings, people whose mission in recent years has come to include helping veterans transition into the workforce.

The topic was one of the centerpieces of the SHRM conference a couple of years ago. That wasn't the case this year, though the problems that many veterans struggle with – including health and emotional issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder – remain far from being resolved.   

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.