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How to Prevent Discrimination Against Veterans/Military

Author: Lisa Pierson Weinberger, Mom, Esq.

In recent years, several new laws have been passed on the federal and state level that provide job protection to members of the military and their families. These new laws protect not only those brave individuals who serve in the United States Armed Forces, but in some cases, military family members as well. Such employees, in addition to veterans and military employees, must be protected from all forms of discrimination in the workplace based upon their connection with the military. In order to keep claims of veteran and military discrimination at bay, an employer can follow the steps below to ensure that its work environment is welcoming to, and supportive of, veterans, members of the military and their families.