The U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) filing system opened on August 1, 2023. The filing deadline this year is September 30, 2023.
EMPLOYERS REQUIRED TO FILE
The VETS-4212 Report should be filed if a business has a current federal government contract or subcontract worth $150,000 or more , regardless of the number of employees.
The contract or subcontract may be with any department or agency of the United States for the procurement of personal property or non-personal services . Services include, but are not limited to, utility, construction, transportation, research, insurance, and fund depository.
If you are still unsure if you meet the requirements to file, additional information can be found on the Department of Labor’s website.
HOW TO FILE VETS-4212 REPORTS
VETS-4212 forms can be submitted electronically by using either the VETS-4212 Reporting Application or batch filing process , or by sending the paper form by email or U.S. mail. For employers who file on their own, filing instructions and frequently asked questions are available here.
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ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERS
The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) is a law that prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against protected veterans and requires employers take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals. VETS-4212 data is used by OFCCP in compliance evaluations . There are many considerations for affirmative action employers when it comes to complying with VEVRAA, including:
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