Private Employer's Veterans' Preference Policy Act (Excerpt) Act 508 Of 2014


Published: 2015

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PRIVATE EMPLOYER'S VETERANS' PREFERENCE POLICY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 508 of 2014

35.1201 Short title; definitions.Sec. 1.

(1) This act shall be known and may be cited as the "private employer's veterans' preference policy act".

(2) As used in this act:

(a) "Private employer" means a sole proprietor, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, or other private entity with 1 or more employees.

(b) "Veteran" means an individual who meets 1 or more of the following:

(i) Has served on active duty with the armed forces of the United States for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released from active duty with other than a dishonorable discharge.

(ii) Was discharged or released from active duty with the armed forces of the United States because of a service-connected disability.

(iii) Was discharged or released from duty with other than a dishonorable discharge from service as a member of a reserve or national guard component of the armed forces of the United States under an order to active duty, excluding active duty for training.

(c) "Veterans' preference employment policy" means a private employer's voluntary preference for hiring, promoting, or retaining a veteran over another equally qualified applicant or employee.




History: 2014, Act 508, Imd. Eff. Jan. 14, 2015

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