Alabama Employment Law Updates

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December 2015

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November 2015

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October 2015

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September 2015

September 1 – Governor Bentley signs the Voluntary Veterans’ Preference Employment Policy Act

On September 1, 2015, Governor Bentley signed the Voluntary Veterans’ Preference Employment Policy Act. This new law makes it legal for employers to adopt policies that give hiring preference to veterans.

The law became effective immediately, on September 1, 2015.

To find out more, read Alabama Senate Bill 269 (2015)