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SB19-056

Veterans Employment Preference By Private Employer

Concerning the ability of private employers to give preference to veterans when making certain employment decisions.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

The bill allows private employers to give preference to veterans of the armed forces or the National Guard when hiring, promoting, and retaining employees as long as the veterans are as qualified as other individuals. The bill clarifies that employers who adopt a program that gives preferences to veterans are not committing a discriminatory or unfair labor practice.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. D. Hisey
Rep. T. Carver

Sponsor

Co-sponsor