Increase Employment Opportunities for Veterans
|Category:||Wage and Labor|
|Sponsor:||Senator John Tuttle, Senate 3 - Somerset County|
|Bill #:||LD 1832|
RAM testified in Support.
UPDATE 5/1/14: This bill has been signed by the Governor.
UPDATE 4/17/14: The fiscal note was stripped and the bill passed. Awaiting action by governor.
UPDATE 4/14/14: We've been told that the fiscal note will be removed from the bill which should pave the way for passage on the bill.
UPDATE: This bill has been passed unanimously by the committee, House and Senate. However, it was sent to the Appropriations Table due to a fiscal note.
This bill allows a private employer to have a veteran preference employment policy. The policy must be in writing and must be applied uniformly to employment decisions regarding hiring, promotion or retention during a reduction in workforce.