NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores pledged on Tuesday to offer jobs to all veterans who have been honorably discharged, part of a three-pronged employment effort the Bentonville, Ark.-based company described at a conference here. Bill Simon, president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S., said the veteran hiring program will launch on Memorial Day this year and is projected to add 100,000 vets to the company’s 1.3 million-member workforce. Veterans are eligible within their ...
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