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The Protected Class of Veteran Status

Definition

Employment: The U.S. Department of Labor defines a person with "veteran status" as "... a person who served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days, any part of which occurred between August 5, 1964 and May 7, 1975, and was discharged or released with other than a dishonorable discharge."

See also Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) from the DOL.

NC State Policies and Procedures Regarding "Veteran Status"

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