The following information is provided by USDOL Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP):

logo for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)The 2023 Annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) national hiring benchmark was recently updated on the VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark Database. Effective March 31, 2023, the new benchmark is 5.4%.

Looking for prior national percentages? The VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark Database has a chart of the annual national percentage of veterans in the civilian labor force from prior years along with their effective dates.

State-level veteran availability data has also been updated in the VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark Database for federal contractors and subcontractors who calculate an individualized hiring benchmark using the five-factor method.

Need more information on VEVRAA requirements? Visit the VEVRAA information page, or contact the OFCCP Help Desk at 1-800-397-6251 or online.

Kacie Koons
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