Job fair held in North Chicago for military

September 1, 2011 10:06:12 AM PDT
The Captain James Lovell federal health care center in North Chicago is hosting a job fair Thursday for veterans, military members and their families.

More than 40 potential employers are taking part.

On Wednesday night in Chicago, a job fair let veterans and others know about well paying jobs doing highway maintenance.

The people holding those positions work for the Illinois Department for Transportation operating salt spreaders and heavy equipment. Veterans are given hiring preference.

The state hosted this event at the Urban League.