Tag: Veterans

House Passes Veterans Bills

By on May 25, 2013 10:48 AM in Current Events with 0 Comments

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed two bipartisan veterans bills: H.R. 570, the American Heroes COLA Act and H.R. 1412, the Improving Job Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2013.

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Fed Government Continues Sparring with Veterans in MSPB

By on June 24, 2012 10:08 PM in Court Cases with 0 Comments

The author says that the federal government continues to fumble with veteran’s preference matters as evidenced by some recent cases.

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Remembering a Fallen Hero on Veterans Day: My Friend Bud Harenchar

By on November 10, 2011 5:53 AM in Current Events with 0 Comments

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the author remembers a long time friend and veteran of the Vietnam War, Albert “Bud” Harenchar, Jr.

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Veterans Employment Opportunity Act Plays Key Role in Feds’ Vet Hiring Uptick

By on August 30, 2011 9:22 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

An OPM report shows that veterans’ rights in the federal hiring process provided under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act of 1998 (VEOA) contributed substantially to more veterans being added to the federal workforce in the 2010 fiscal year.

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Veterans Preference, Federal Hiring and Outstanding Scholars

By on October 11, 2005 8:19 AM in Court Cases with 0 Comments

Does the outstanding scholar program supersede veterans preference requirements? The MSPB says it does not.

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