Articles on USERRA

Military leave for governmental employees By Paul Thompson Government Lawyers, January 2014 An overview addressing state government attorneys who may also serve in the military reserve or National Guard.
Military leave laws’ impact on defined contribution and defined benefit plans By Patrick M. Colgan Employee Benefits, March 2012 USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployments Rights Act and the HEART Act (Hero Earnings Assistance Relief Tax Act) created some additional protections on service members’ employee benefits. The employee benefit protections, specifically those impacting defined benefit and defined contribution plans, are the focus of this article.
Employer’s obligations under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act By John N. Maher Labor and Employment Law, March 2007   Some of the central issues that you, as an employer, may face when your employees are called to active duty are addressed in this article.
New proposed regulations clarify military leave law By Mike Fischer Corporate Law Departments, January 2005 In the three-plus years since 9/11, more than 420,000 U.S. soldiers have been mobilized-with more than one half of them having already gone through demobilization and returning home.
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 and the Service Men’s Employment Tenure Act: What every employer should know By Joanna G. DuPriest & Jill P. O’Brien Labor and Employment Law, April 2003 It is certainly time to "brush up" on the law regarding the rights and obligations that exist in the workplace when employees need time off to serve our country in the military.

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