(330 ILCS 50/1)
(from Ch. 48, par. 186a)
Veteran services; representative.
Each full service office of
the Job Service
shall assign at least one full time Veterans' Employment Representative,
defined by title and classification under the Personnel Code of Illinois,
to work exclusively in job counseling, training, and placement of veterans.
Preference for these positions shall be given to qualified persons who
have been members of the armed forces of the United States in times of
hostilities with a foreign country. Any candidate for these positions
shall be deemed to have met and satisfied examination admission
requirements if the candidate served in the armed forces
of hostilities with a foreign country and was honorably discharged
therefrom due to a combat-related disability. The holder of
such a position shall be administratively responsible to
the local office manager, and his or her first line responsibility is
supervision of all local office services to veterans. He or she may also
line supervision of veteran units, assistant local veterans' employment
representative, or veteran aid. Individualized veterans'
services such as application taking, counseling, job referral, or training
will continue to be provided to veterans on a priority basis by all local
(Source: P.A. 90-372, eff. 7-1-98.)