Beyond yellow ribbons: Employers must stay closely tied to USERRA compliance

October 2009
Employee Benefit News;Oct2009, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p16
The article stresses the importance of employer compliance to the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) in the U.S. Among the USERRA violations in the lawsuits filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) are claims based on failure to reemploy and failure to accommodate a disability. It points out that less conventional cases are also pursued by the government under USERRA. Cited are the consequences of noncompliance, one of which is paying lost wages and benefits.


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