The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.
Uses and Use Restrictions
To assist persons who perform service in the uniformed services to secure
employment or prompt reinstatement with their pre-service employers, and to
secure the crediting of all seniority rights and benefits to that employment.
To provide information and assistance to employers and to labor organizations and other elements of the community concerned with veterans' employment and reemployment.
The Department of Labor - Veterans' Employment and Training Service investigates complaints with the goal of voluntary resolution of veterans' employment and reemployment problems.
Unresolved complaints are referred to the Department of Justice or to the Office of Special Counsel upon request for consideration for representation in the Federal District courts or before the Merit Systems Protection Board.
Persons performing voluntary or involuntary service in the uniformed services (includes active duty, active duty for training, initial active duty for training, inactive duty training, full time National Guard duty,the period absent from employment while being examined to determine fitness for such, and specified duty or training by intermittent appointees of the National Disaster Medical System) Claimants must conform to all statutory eligibility requirements, including notification, intent, and timeliness of actions.
Entitlement terminates upon separation from uniformed service with a bad conduct or dishonorable discharge or upon separation under other than honorable conditions, a 'dismissal' or 'dropping from the rolls' pursuant to sections 1161(a) and 1161(b) of Title 10, U.S.
Persons performing voluntary or involuntary service in the uniformed services (includes active duty, active duty for training, initial active duty for training, inactive duty training, full time National Guard duty, the period absent from employment while being examined to determine fitness for such and specified duty or training by intermittent appointees of the National Disaster Medical System). Claimants must conform to all statutory eligibility requirements, including notification, intent, and timeliness of actions.
Applicants should be able to provide evidence of pre-service employment, proper notification, length and character of service, and proper request for reinstatement. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Contact the nearest Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service (USDOL-VETS) office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
38 U.S.C. Chapter 43.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
The statute authorizes court review for unresolved complaints. Private action is also authorized; contact the nearest USDOL-VETS office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog for the procedure.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not Applicable. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Not Applicable.
Post Assistance Requirements
(Investigation of Complaints) FY 15 Not Separately Identifiable; FY 16 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 17 Not Separately Identifiable - Funding for this effort is included in the annual VETS budget for the administration of this program.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the nearest Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Kenan Torrans 200 Constitution Ave., NW Room S-1325, Washington, District of Columbia 20210 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 693-4731 Fax: 202-693-4755
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