A military spouse in Texas brought a lawsuit against the state for refusing to accept her out-of-state school counseling license transfer as is now required under federal law. In late November 2023, that lawsuit ended with a ruling in favor of the spouse. A federal judge has ruled that the State of Texas violated federal… Read more »
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As a veteran, you may qualify for hiring preference at the state and federal levels. If you are a VA-rated disabled veteran, you may qualify for additional preference, especially when it comes to competitive examinations for Civil Service jobs, state government employment, or municipal jobs. What do you need to know about hiring preferences for… Read more »
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released statistics on veteran unemployment, and the numbers are encouraging. Especially when compared to the unemployment numbers for non-veterans. The DOL released figures on the March 2023 unemployment numbers on April 7, 2023, noting, “the veteran unemployment rate was 2.4%, down from the 2.5% the previous month and… Read more »
Discover the professional license transfer policy for Coast Guard spouses, which aims to make it easier to continue working when moving to a new state. Read more.
The Air Force and Space Force have implemented a policy to help spouses transfer their professional licenses when moving to a new state. Read more.
Find out about the Marine Corps military spouse license transfer policy, designed to help spouses maintain their careers when relocating with their service member. Read more.
A permanent change of station (PCS) move across the country means packing up your life and relocating. But for an Army spouse, that also means packing a career with hopes to land another job someplace else. Army spouses with professional licenses for state-regulated occupations have experienced difficulties in the past when trying to transfer an… Read more »
Update: 7/21/2023: When President Joe Biden signed legislation mandating interstate license transfer standards for military spouses, it was done with the understanding that the law would be implemented within a reasonable time after passage. However, at press time, the Department of Justice issued formal reminders to state governments; these were designed to help states move… Read more »