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Should Disabled Veteran Get Preferential Treatment

Affirmative action for the disabled is an interesting issue. When the disabled are also veterans, then you really have something worth thinking about.
Please read:
Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program. (n.d.). Feds hire vets. Retrieved May 15, 2014, athttp://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/dvaap/index.aspx
Hiring Veterans (n.d.). U.S. Department of Labor. Retrieved May 15, 2014, athttp://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/hiring/veterans.htm
Reynolds, T. D., & Nichols, R. M. (2013). New affirmative action requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors regarding veterans and people with disabilities. MONDAQ (October 10). Retrieved May 15, 2014.

Then answer this question: Should disabled veterans get preferential treatment over better-qualified candidates who are not disabled veterans?

Additional References:

Burns, P., and Schapper, J. (2008). The ethical case for affirmative action. Journal of Business Ethics,83:3 (December) 369-79.

Affirmative Action Resources. (2013). Hr-guide.com. Retrieved May 15, 2014, at http://www.hr-guide.com/Law/AffirmativeActionResources.htm

Hiring/Affirmative Action. (n.d.). U.S. Department of Labor. Retrieved May 15, 2014, athttp://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/hiring/affirmativeact.htm

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