Veterans, Discharged And Jobless, Seek Hiring-rules Changes

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Military veterans who were discharged for relatively minor offenses say they often can't get jobs, and they hope a recent warning to employers by the state of Connecticut will change that.The state's human rights commission told employers last month they could be breaking the law if they discriminate against veterans with some types of less-than-honorable discharges.

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