On March 31, 2017, the annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark was updated to 6.7 percent.

The hiring benchmark was previously 6.9 percent. Federal contractors and subcontractors who adopted the previous year’s benchmark after March 4, 2016 but prior to the announcement of the new benchmark, may keep their benchmark of 6.9 percent.