Military Members Subject To Government Job Discrimination

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According to a new report by The Washington Post, the Federal government is the biggest offender when it comes to penalizing members of the armed forces who have to miss work because of military obligations.

Though it is against Federal law for employers to penalize service members because of their military service, government agencies have withdrawn job offers from service members who could not finish their military commitments quickly enough and has fired some for absences.

According to the article, in fiscal 2011 more than 18 percent of complaints about employer discrimination against service members involved the Federal government. About 14 percent of Guard members are also employed by Federal agencies, and a quarter of all Federal employees are veterans.

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