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Federal VA Mandates Overtime to Increase Production of Compensation Claims Decisions

May 20, 2013

WASHINGTON – As part of its ongoing effort to accelerate the elimination of the disability compensation claims backlog, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is mandating overtime for claims processors in its 56 regional benefits offices.  The surge, which will be implemented through the end of fiscal year 2013,… READ MORE »


Floridian Appointed to VA Committee on Women Veterans

November 30, 2012

WASHINGTON – Five new members have been appointed to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, an expert panel that advises VA on issues and programs affecting women veterans.  Larri Gerson, an Air Force veteran who serves as a claims examiner for the Florida Department of… READ MORE »