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Veterans Employment Information

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This site contains information for job seeking veterans, veterans currently employed by the Federal Government, and Federal human resources specialists. This site will assist individuals when determining a veteran's special rights and privileges for Federal civil service employment. The links below contain the most recent information and developments regarding Veterans employment.

VetsInfo Guide provides general information about how the system works and how veteran's preference and the special appointing authorities for veterans operate within the system.

VetGuide gives detailed information about the special rights and privileges that veterans enjoy in Federal civil service employment. The guide conveniently summarizes in one place material from many laws and regulations that affect the employment of veterans.

Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP) Plans, In compliance with 38 U.S.C. 4214, agencies must submit DVAAP accomplishment reports to OPM each year. The accomplishment reports describe agency efforts to promote the maximum employment and job advancement opportunities for disabled veterans as well as certain veterans of the Vietnam era and of the post-Vietnam era who are qualified for such employment and advancement. As part of the submission package, each agency must include a signed statement certifying that the agency has an up-to-date DVAAP plan. We review each submission to determine whether it is consistent with the applicable law and regulations. We submit an Annual Report to Congress on the employment of veterans in the Federal Government.

News and Transmittals contains news related to Veterans employment.

Information for Job Seekers gives links related to Veterans seeking employment.