The U.S. Export-Import Bank, as a federal agency, is required by law to give preference to veterans in hiring. A federal agency is investigating whether Ex-Im officials intentionally avoided this rule, shelving the applications of veterans so they could hire the non-veterans they preferred.
From the Federal Times:
internal documents obtained by Federal Times allege that officials sought to circumvent the preference process by removing a tranche of veteran applicants for two GS-14 IT specialist infrastructure operations manager positions in order to access other applications they deemed more qualified ...
Jonah Bennett at the Daily Caller also reported on this.
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