Posts Tagged ‘veterans’

Veterans Day: Don’t Forget Protections and Services for Those Who Served

California is home to approximately 1.9 million veterans — the highest veteran population of any state in the nation. Military veterans may face many challenges making the transition back into civilian life, including challenges in the job market. The California Employment Development Department (EDD) helps veterans and eligible spouses maximize employment and training opportunities. The […]

9 Nov 17 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

State Agency Stresses Workplace Rights for California’s Military and Veteran Members

California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently issued a new fact sheet highlighting the workplace protections available to those actively serving, or who have served, our country. California is home to approximately 1.8 million veterans — the highest veteran population of any state in the nation. California is also home to nearly 169,000 […]

20 Apr 16 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Veterans Day: Don’t Forget Protections and Services for Those Who Serve

California is home to approximately 1.8 million veterans — the highest veteran population of any state in the nation. Military veterans may face many challenges making the transition back into civilian life, including challenges in the job market. According to the Employment Development Department (EDD), young veterans may need particular assistance transitioning into civilian life. […]

10 Nov 15 - Discrimination, General - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Veterans Reporting Deadline Approaching

The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) prohibits covered federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against protected veterans and requires covered employers to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote and retain these veterans and meet reporting requirements. The 2015 VETS filing deadline of September 30, 2015 is fast approaching. As previously reported, covered […]

23 Sep 15 - Hiring, Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Veterans Reporting Opens Soon: New Compliance Form Available

The federal Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) collects and compiles data on the employment of veterans with federal contractors and subcontractors. Federal contractors and subcontractors are required to submit reports on their affirmative action efforts with respect to veterans. All nonexempt federal contractors and subcontractors with a contract or subcontract in the amount of […]

16 Jul 15 - Hiring, Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »