The 2017 Annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark was updated on the VEVRAA Benchmark Database. The benchmark – 6.7 percent – is effective March 31, 2017.
Contractors who adopted the previous year’s national benchmark of 6.9 percent after March 4, 2016, but prior to this announcement, may keep their benchmark at 6.9 percent.
Looking for prior year effective dates? View them on the Annual VEVRAA Benchmark Effective Dates page.
National and state information has also been updated in the VEVRAA 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 our VEVRAA information page, or contact the OFCCP Help Desk at 1-800-397-6251 (TTY: 1-877-889-5627) or online.
For more information, go to https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/askofccp.htm.