Covered federal contractors can now file their 2022 VETS-4212 Reports, which are due on September 30, 2022, to the U.S. Department of Labor. Filing is required for all employers with a single federal contract or subcontract worth at least $150,000. The VETS-4212 Report gives the federal government a snapshot of the number of protected veterans at each employer location, the number of protected veterans who were hired in the 12 months prior to the snapshot date, and the minimum and maximum number of employees during those 12 months. The figures are sorted into 10 job categories. For more information, including detailed FAQs, see the VETS-4212 web page. Online filing is recommended to avoid delays in processing. To file online, you may register here to request access for an existing company or create a new account. If you already have a username and password, you may log in here. To help you identify all of the data you’ll need, you can also download a PDF of the VETS-4212 Report.
Tips: For your 2022 VETS-4212 Report, we suggest selecting December 31, 2021, as your snapshot date. The default procedure is to use a snapshot date from the last day of any payroll period in July or August. However, the VETS-4212 instructions say, “Any Federal contractor or subcontractor that has written approval from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to use December 31 as the ending date for the EEO-1 Report may also use that date as the ending date for the payroll period selected for the VETS-4212 Report.” The EEO-1 Report requires employers to select a snapshot date for any pay period from October through December. Therefore, all covered employers have “written approval” to choose a snapshot date of December 31, 2021. This will allow you to have the same snapshot date for both your VETS-4212 and your EEO-1 Report. Questions? Contact your Vigilant Law Group employment attorney or Vigilant affirmative action representative. For information on the categories of protected veterans in the VETS-4212 Report, see our Model Form, Invitation to Self-Identify.