Deadline April 3 for veterans hiring fair

DEARBORN – Veterans and employers have until April 3 to register for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s job fair for the region’s veterans and their spouses on April 11 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.

To register, go to

The city of Dearborn is a sponsor of the free event, which includes the Dearborn Chamber of Commerce and many partners. More information is available at

The event is part of the U.S. Chamber’s 100-city Hiring Our Heroes initiative. To date, more than 85 fairs have connected 84,000 veterans with more than 4,300 different employers. More than 7,300 veterans have landed jobs.

This event is designed to be one of the chamber’s largest fairs to date, with the goal of bringing 92-area employers together with hundreds of local veterans.

The federal government is offering tax credits to employers who hire veterans and additional incentives for those who hire veterans who are disabled.