The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) requires employers to provide short-term paid leave to military reservists to the same extent they provide paid leave for other absences such as jury duty, according to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (White v. United Airlines, Inc. and United Continental Holdings, Inc., No. 19-2546…

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Do you employ military personnel? If so, you need to know your obligations regarding reinstatement when your employee returns from military leave. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (“USERRA”) governs these situations. Reinstatement under USERRA works differently than reinstatement under the Family and Medical Leave Act or the Americans with Disabilities…

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