AMVETS in Action

AmVets Urges Affirmative Action Status For Vets

By Rick MazeMilitary Times

Wednesday Mar 28, 2012—A major veterans group wants federal affirmative action laws expanded to include veterans among the classes of Americans that are specifically protected from employment discrimination.

Under their plan, laws barring discrimination on the basis of gender, religion, race, disability or sexual orientation would be altered to include veterans among the protected classes. Full Story

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