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Adjudicating and Applying Veterans' Preference

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Course overview

Ensure that your personnel actions fully comply with all current and applicable veterans' preference laws, rules, and regulations. Understand who meets the definition of veteran; who is entitled to veterans' preference in employment in the competitive civil service and in the excepted service; and the circumstances under which veterans' preference applies, including competitive appointments, noncompetitive appointments, and merit promotion under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.

  • Online course
  • Four-week 24/7 access to recorded lectures and content
  • Instructor assistance and feedback on assignments
  • Facilitated discussions
Enroll anytime in this online course. All materials supplied. Instructor-based study. Self-paced; take up to four weeks to complete.

Who should attend?

Anyone who adjudicates, applies, or advises on veterans' preference.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the circumstances in which veterans' preference applies
  • Know the types of veterans' preference, including veterans, spouses, widows/widowers, and mothers
  • Properly adjudicate veterans' preference claims
  • Apply veterans' preference in both competitive and excepted appointments
  • Employ these special appointing authorities for veterans: Veterans' Recruitment Appointments (VRA); disabled veterans enrolled in a VA training program; Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998

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