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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, in Washington. In an announcement Saturday, June 19, 2021, McDonough said that the Department of Veterans Affairs is moving to offer transgender veterans gender confirmation surgery. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool Photo via AP, File)

VA sees job applicants surge as it stands up new pay, bonus authority under PACT Act

The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeing a surge of applicants applying for open positions as the agency looks to expand its workforce.

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VA hired 59,000 employees this fiscal year, but still struggles with workforce shortages

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VA seeks higher pay caps for more health care workers to address high turnover rates

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VA’s pandemic hiring spree continues, but Congress wishes reforms could have taken place years ago

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VA says onboarding changes made during the pandemic will ‘change the way we hire forever’

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VA to more strategically target recruitment, retention incentives to address 49,000 vacancies

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