Certain individuals receive some degree of preference in appointments to state jobs under Washington State law.
Definition of veteran
Veterans are defined for state and federal employment purposes.
Military duty leave
The rights and responsibilities of UW employees called to military duty.
Veterans in-state service shared leave pool
The Veterans’ In-State Service Shared Leave Pool (VISSLP) Program allows UW employees to maintain a level of compensation and employee benefits equal to the amount they would have received if they were using accrued vacation or sick time off.
UWHIRES job aid for veterans’ preference
Learn how to identify individuals eligible for veterans’ preference in UWHIRES.