Veterans' Education and Employment

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Most Frequently Viewed Resources

Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.

If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

REAP provides educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency declared by the president or Congress.

The e-VETS Resource Advisor assists Veterans, Service Members and all those who support them to quickly and easily navigate information and resources on a range of topics, including: benefits and compensation, education and training, employment, family and caregiver support, health, homeless assistance, housing, transportation and travel, other services and resources, state-specific information and resources.

For quick reference, this guide categorizes benefits into three main categories: Work, Life, and Home.

This website is dedicated to providing information about veteran benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service to veterans, employers, and the general public

Applications (online and PDF) for disability compensatation and various benefits, employment resources, and the National Resource Directory.

There are several federal laws that provide important protections for veterans with disabilities who are looking for jobs or are already in the workplace.

USERRA protects civilian job rights and benefits for veterans and members of Reserve components.

The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (the "Reservists Act") is the federal law that provides job and benefit protection for U.S. Military Reservists.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

Education, employment, housing, counseling, and VA claims.

GI Bill, Understanding On-The-Job (OJT) Training and Apprenticeship.

Take advantage of the benefits VA offers OEF/OIF Veterans.

What are your rights as a worker? What Is the Underground Economy? Report a bad employer.

Alphabetical Listing of Resources

Do a quick search to find the forms that you need here.

The SCRA provides many powerful legal rights to active-duty servicemembers and their families that are not available to any other group.

Veterans preference, special hiring authorities for veterans, how federal jobs are filled, and education / training resources.

The Veterans' Preference Advisor was developed by the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) to allow veterans to examine the preferences for which they might be entitled with regard to Federal jobs.