State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public December 24 and December 25, 2013. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone
and Web operations WILL be available on Tuesday, December 24.
As a Veteran of the Armed Services, you are a valued member of Maryland's civilian workforce with the skills, training, and character to meet the toughest challenges faced by today's employers. The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) provides grant funds to the State of Maryland providing employment and training services to eligible residents and workers. As a condition to receiving those funds,
Priority of Service (POS)
(PDF document, 761KB, download
Adobe Acrobat for free) is given to qualified veterans when referring individuals to job openings, USDOL funded training programs and related services. In accordance with the implementation of the Veterans' Priority Provisions of the "Jobs for Veterans Act" (PL 107-288), qualified veterans receive priority referral to services over non-veterans as determined by each program's mandatory eligibility criteria.