6th Circ. Backs Army Reservist In Job Fight

Law360, New York (August 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A U.S. appeals court has ordered a Nashville, Tenn., police department to reinstate a soldier's job that he left for active duty in Kuwait, in a case affirming the re-employment rights of veterans.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed a lower court's decision that granted Nashville summary judgment, instead granting summary judgment to the plaintiff on his re-employment claims.

On Monday, the Sixth Circuit found that the city of Nashville had violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act by delaying...
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