Posts Tagged ‘veterans’

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 - HRWatchdog - 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 - HRWatchdog - 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 - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »