Oversight

Fulfilling the Promise? A Review of Veterans’ Preference in the Federal Government

Date: March 30, 2006
Time: 2:30pm
Location: Senate Diksen Building, SD-562
Agenda:

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The purpose of the hearing is to review the federal government’s implementation of veterans’ preference in the hiring of employees. The hearing will include an evaluation of the laws designed to protect and promote the employment of veterans, the impact of workforce flexibilities had on veterans, and how are veterans= redress mechanisms are working.

Witnesses

Panel 1

The Honorable

Dan G.

Blair

Deputy Director

U. S. Office of Personnel Management

Panel 1

The Honorable

Charles

Ciccolella

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans Employment and Training

U.S. Department of Labor

Panel 1

Mr.

James

Mcvay

Deputy Special Counsel

Office of Special Counsel

Panel 2

Mr.

Richard

Weidman

Director of Government Relations

Vietnam Veterans of America

Panel 2

Mr.

Joseph

Sharpe

Deputy Director of Economics

The American Legion

Panel 2

Mr.

Brian

Lawrence

Assistant National Legislative Director

Disabled American Veterans