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Veterans’ Preference in Hiring

Federal Civilian Life

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WAEPA’s Veterans’ Preference in Hiring Guide details many ways Veterans of the Armed Forces are given preference in appointments to Federal positions, including an overview of Congressional law and information on entitlement to benefits.

What You’ll Find in This Guide

  • Veterans’ Preference in Appointments and Reduction in Force
  • Provisions Pertaining to Veterans
  • Service Credit
  • Special Appointing Authorities
  • Restoration After Uniformed Service
  • Special Redress and Appeals