VFW National Employment Awards
Program--Each year we bestow national awards to
individuals, groups or organizations whose contribution to
advancing employment opportunities for veterans is consider
to be extraordinary in nature and national in scope.
Deadline for State nomination is April 5th.
Eligibility and Nomination
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Homeless Veterans--Here are
links for information and support on organizations that
can be of assistance.
Job Opportunities at
VetJobs.com-- Looking for a job? Go here to
search the web for veterans' job opportunities.
America's Job Bank--job
listings from the Department of Labor
Teachers-- provides Referral
Assistance and Placement services to military personnel
interested in beginning a second career in public
education as a teacher.
Education Benefits--Information on the GI
Bill--eligibility, regulations, etc.
Guide--helps to summarize the many laws and
regulations that affect the employment of veterans.
to information about labor and employment law
Fact Sheet--provides details of employment services
Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)--promotes
cooperation and understanding between Reservists and
their civilian employers and assists in the resolution
of conflicts arising from an employee's military
Administration (SBA)--Links to information on
starting, maintaining, or expanding your private
of Labor (DoL)--Links to information pertaining to
employment issues, enforcement of workplace problems,
and disability issues.
On the Federal level, Veterans Preference extends
hiring and retention preferences to eligible
veterans. Veterans Preference is an entitlement
to all honorably discharged veterans below the rank of
It is not the goal to place veterans in every vacant
federal job, but to give special consideration to
qualified veterans seeking federal employment.
For more information, go to:
Federal Veterans' Preference
At the state level, Veterans Preference
regulations vary from state to state.
For state information, go to:
State Veterans' Preference
Employment Opportunity Act of 1998-- The VEOA provides
that eligible veterans may not be denied veterans
preference status for certain position in the competitive
Do you feel that you've been discriminated
against in your workplace? The U.S. Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) explains how to file a
grievance against private sector businesses.
Federal Employees go to:
Sector EEOC Processing
Protection Board--serves as guardian of the Federal
Government's merit-based system of employment, principally
by hearing and deciding appeals from Federal employees of
removals and other major personnel actions
Our mission is to conduct a program to aid
veterans concerning their employment rights and
benefits. National Veterans Employment Assistance
Service accomplishes this task through its interaction
between federal and state government agencies, and members
of the U.S. Congress, their staffs, and the staffs of
committees having jurisdiction over veterans employment