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Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

This 5-page fact sheet provides a general description of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993, highlighting employer coverage, eligibility, leave entitlement, job restoration and more.


Law Presentation

DVOP/LVER Program overview (PowerPoint presentation from NVTI Promoting Partnerships for Employment course)

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Priority of Service for Covered Persons Final Regulations

VETS has issued the final rule to implement priority of service in qualified job training programs prescribed in section 2(a)(1) of the Jobs for Veterans Act (JVA). Link to the 14-page Federal Register document PDF.


Priority of Service Notice Poster

Utilize this poster to advertise eligibility for Priority of Service.


Public Law 107-288

Jobs for Veterans Act

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Strategies for Implementing Priority of Service

This 54-page report details the history of priority of service for veterans and makes recommendations for the future.


Title 38, Chapter 41
Title 38, Chapter 42
Title 38, Chapter 43

Law outlining the responsibilities and roles of DVOP and LVER staff.

Chap. 41 pdf
Chap. 42 pdf
Chap. 43 pdf

Veterans' Claims Assistance Act of 2000

This one-page document from the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) gives a brief overview of The Veterans Claims Assistance Act (P.L. 106-475) which requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to take specific steps to assist claimants.


Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act of 1998

This document from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) contains the Veterans' Employment Act of 1998.


Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011

This law makes changes to the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), GI Benefits of past Veterans, USERRA protections of Guard & Reserve members and licensing and credentialing programs.


Veterans' Preference

USAJobs briefly outlines the history of veterans' preference 5 and 10-point preference in examination, eligibility and more.


Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

This document covers the revised eligibility requirements for a Veterans Recruitment Appointment which Public Law 107-288 redesignated as a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA).


Workforce Investment Act of 1998

Information from the U.S. Department of Labor which summarizes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. This act provides the framework for a national workforce preparation and employment system designed to meet the needs of businesses and jobseekers.


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