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.
Specialized group (e.g.
health professionals, students, veterans): Employment/Labor/Management
Veteran/Service person/Reservist (including dependents; Unemployed
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 OMB Circular No. A-87.
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 OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. 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 08 $0; FY 09 est $0; FY 10 est $0 - Funding for this effort is included in the annaul VETS budget.
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.
Angela Freeman 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20210 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 202-693-4715 Fax: 202-693-4715
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