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Employment Law and How the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act Protects Servicemembers

By Aloysius F. Rohmeyer & Bruce D. Schrimpf

Employees who leave their jobs to work in the armed forces often cannot regain their jobs or retain benefits. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) protects such eligible servicemembers. The USERRA requires that the U.S. Department of Labor assist claimants. Also ready to assist are the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, the Reserve Officers Association, and the local staff judge advocate’s office.

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