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|Chap. 479||Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1943.|
|Chap. 479||Ante, p. 405.|
|Sec. 9||Preference in employment.|
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this joint resolution may be cited as the “Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1943.”
(a) In employing or retaining in employment on Work Projects Administration work projects, preference shall be given to veterans of any war, campaign, or expedition in which the United States has been engaged. . .
. . . and unmarried widows of any such veterans, and the wives of any such veterans who are unemployable, who have been certified as in need of employment by the Work Projects Administration or by any agency designated by it to so certify: . . .
. . . Thereafter preference in such employment shall be given on the basis of relative needs, as far as practicable, to other American citizens, Indians, and other persons owing allegiance to the United States who are in need.
Approved, July 2, 1942.