(a) This subpart contains the Department of Labor's regulations for implementing 38 U.S.C. 2001-2012, chapters 41 and 42, which require the Secretary of Labor to provide eligible veterans and eligible persons the maximum of employment and training opportunities, with priority given to the needs of disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era, through the public employment service system established pursuant to the Wagner-Peyser Act, as amended.
(b) This subpart describes the roles and responsibilities of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training (ASVET) and the staff of the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS).
(c) This subpart describes the performance standards for determining compliance of State agencies in carrying out the provisions of 38 U.S.C., chapters 41 and 42 with respect to:
(1) Providing services to eligible veterans and eligible persons to enhance their employment prospects,
(2) Priority referral of special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era to job openings listed by Federal contractors pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 2012(a), and