Iraq Weighs Heavily On Employers

By Amanda Ernst (September 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the six years since Sept. 11, thousands of National Guard members and reservists have been called up to military service. As a result, many employers – and employment lawyers – have had to familiarize themselves with the federal and state laws governing the employment rights of servicemen and women.

The federal law, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994, protects all members of the armed forces from job loss, demotion and loss of seniority and benefits while they are on active duty.

Recent military action has caused an uptick in litigation over employers' compliance with USERRA. According...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!