More Federal Government Jobs Going to Veterans

More Federal Government Jobs Going to Veterans

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reported last month that in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, the Executive Branch of the Federal government increased the percentage of veteran new hires to 33 2 percent, surpassing the FY 2013 rate of 31 percent.

Additionally, FY 2014 marked the first time, since the President established the Veterans Employment Initiative, that the Federal government increased its overall new employee hires in the executive branch. In FY 2014, we hired approximately 180,000 new employees as compared to approximately 162,000 new employees in …

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