The federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USSERA) establishes certain rights and responsibilities for uniformed service member and their civilian members and their civilian employers. The laws purposes are to:
USERRA applies to all employers, public and private, and protects the job rights and benefits of individuals who voluntarily or involuntarily leave civilian employment to undertake military service.
Under USERRA, an employee returning from active duty military service or training has a right to be reemployed to the same position (or a like position for which they are qualified) with the same benefits.
To qualify for USERRA protection, individuals must:
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