2018 Code of Alabama
Article 5 - Voluntary Veterans' Preference Employment Policy Act.
Section 25-1-52 - Requirements; implementation.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 25-1-52 (2018)
Section 25-1-52Requirements; 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.)
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