What Every Company Needs to Know About Military Leave

Employment Law Strategist and Law.com

In this article written by Littler's George R. Wood, circumstances are covered surrounding employee deployment for military leave and how these events affect a company. Wood explains the importance of knowing the basics of USERRA, and also reinstatement rights, and even the benefits entitled to employees upon their return. "The breadth and scope of USERRA can be a trap for the unwary employer," says Wood, "Employers need to
understand their obligations — and rights — under USERRA with respect to employees seeking to take leave, and then reinstatement. The right preparation and consideration will help an employer deal with all aspects of USERRA quickly and proactively."

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