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Veterans, Reservists and Military Service


Question Other than status and prompt reinstatement, what are my other entitlements as a returning veteran?
Question Does the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protect me from discrimination by an employer or prospective employer?
Question At our company, employees (as well as the employer) contribute to the pension plan. Am I required to contribute that which I would have contributed if I had been continuously employed? Is there a deadline for making up missed contributions?
Question Is my employer required to provide me other benefits of employment while I am away from work performing service?
Question If I am one day late in reporting for work or submitting my application for reemployment, do I lose the right to the job?
Question What are the uniformed services?
Question I take a lot of time off for military training and service. Now, I have been asked to perform service at a time that is particularly inconvenient for my employer. Is my employer permitted to veto my request for military leave?
Question What is “service in the uniformed services?”
Question Is my employer required to pay me for the period that I am away from work performing military training or service?
Question How much notice am I required to give to my employer, prior to a period of service?
Question After a period of military training or service, how quickly am I required to return to work?
Question Am I required to provide my employer a copy of my military orders when I give notice of an upcoming period of service?
Question Is my employer permitted to make me use vacation for my military training or service?
Question What does it mean to “submit an application for reemployment?”
Question Is my employer permitted to make me find a replacement for the time that I will be away from work performing service?
Question Does that mean that I must wait 90 days to get my job back?
Question How quickly am I entitled to return to work?
Question Does Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) apply to voluntary service?

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