2018 Code of Alabama
Title 25 - INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND LABOR.
Chapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS.
Article 5 - Voluntary Veterans' Preference Employment Policy Act.
Section 25-1-52 - Requirements; implementation.
(a) A private employer may have a voluntary veterans' preference employment policy which shall:
(1) Be in writing.
(2) Be applied uniformly to employment decisions regarding hiring, promotion, or retention during a reduction in force.
(b) An employer may require that a veteran submit a DD 214 to a private employer with a veterans' preference employment policy to be eligible for the preference.
(c) The granting of the preference may not be construed to be a violation of any local or state equal employment opportunity law.
(d) The Alabama Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Alabama Department of Labor shall assist a private employer in determining if an applicant is a veteran to the extent permitted by law and in a manner that protects personal privacy consistent with the law.(Act 2015-314, §3.)