USERRA and your Rights

USERRA and Your Rights Those who serve are our nation’s heroes. While away protecting our country, our country must protect their employment rights—and it does! The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, USERRA, covers current and former members of all military branches, the Coast Guard, the Public Health Service and the National Disaster Medical […]

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Do I Qualify For FMLA?

What Is FMLA? The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal program that was developed for full-time employees that allows them to take time off for specific familial or medical reasons, and allows them to be reinstated in their current position upon their return from their leave. What Is Covered Under FMLA? Under FMLA, eligible […]

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What Is At-Will Employment?

Most jobs, in most states, are considered at-will employment. While this is a common practice, many employees do not understand what at-will employment really means. What Is At-Will Employment? At-will employment means that your employment is exactly that, at will, and your employer can terminate your employment at any time, for any reason. However, the […]

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Have I Been Wrongfully Terminated?

In many states, employment relationships are considered as “at will.” This allows for the employer or employee to terminate employment with or without a cause for reason, as long as there is no violation of federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. Have I Been Wrongfully Terminated? If an employee has been discriminated against and was terminated, […]

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Understanding USERRA Discrimination Protection

Employment discrimination can happen to any employee, including employees who have served our country. Just like there are laws to protect employees, there are additional laws that protect members of the armed forces. What Is USERRA? The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) is a set of laws that protect members of the armed […]

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