Employers, Ten-Hut!: Accommodating Returning Veterans

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 12:44 PM EDT) -- As the war winds down and an estimated one million veterans return to the workplace, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) are preparing for veteran-related litigation. Employers can expect a renewed focus on:

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act; The EEOC's recently issued guidance for veterans on the Americans with Disabilities Act; and The DOL's proposed regulations regarding "military-related" leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

According to the EEOC, three million veterans have returned...
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