A bill has been introduced in the Ohio legislature that would give businesses within the state an incentive to hire veterans.
Democratic State Representative Herschel Craig says businesses should want to hire veterans.
“Hiring veterans is not just good will. It is good business.”
Craig explains veterans have valuable skills. And yet, Representative Niraj Antani says too many veterans are unemployed.
“Veteran unemployment rate for post 9/11 veterans is tremendously high – 11.8% - whereas the state unemployment rate is low – 4.8%.”