Smooth Transitions For Servicemembers: USERRA Protections

Law360, New York (November 21, 2012, 12:58 PM ET) -- As the United States winds down and changes its troops’ involvement abroad, many servicemen and women are returning to their civilian employment. The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act, 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301-4335 provides multiple protections to servicemembers during their deployments and upon their return to work, requiring that servicemembers be reinstated to the position where they would be if they had not been absent due to service and prohibits their service from being a factor in any decision.

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