Veterans Returning to Work Rights Under The USERRA

Enacted in 1994, USERRA serves as a crucial piece of legislation designed to safeguard the employment and reemployment rights of service members who leave their civilian jobs to answer the call of duty. The goal was to ensure those returning from service could more easily reintegrate into the workforce. What are the key provisions of USERRA, and what does it do? 

What is the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act?

Under certain circumstances, the USERRA requires employers to save an individual’s job for them while they serve in the military. This allows them to pick up where they left off in a timely manner when returning to civilian life. It also gives them certain protections regarding discrimination they may face as a result of their service. 

What Are the Requirements to Qualify Under the USERRA?

In order to qualify under the USERRA, there are several considerations:

If You Have Questions, Contact an Attorney

If you are having a challenging time recovering your job after returning from service, we can help. Please do not hesitate to contact our office at (248) 519-2313 to see how we can help you on your legal journey.

An experienced attorney can provide personalized guidance tailored to your specific situation, helping you navigate the complexities of USERRA and ensuring that your rights are protected.