Tag: military servicemembers


Keep State, Federal Law in Mind as National Guard Responds to Disruption

As of Monday, June 1, 2020, more than 17,000 National Guard soldiers and airmen were activated in 23 states and the District of Columbia in response to civil disturbances. According to Chief of the National Guard Bureau General Joseph L. Lengyel, that brought the number of National Guard troops engaged in domestic operations at the […]

Servicemembers protected by USERRA in hiring and reinstatement

by William Dabney The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and its state-law analogues present challenges for employers. Not only do those laws require you to reinstate returning military personnel to their former jobs with no loss of pay, privileges, or opportunities, but they also require special consideration and accommodation to military applicants […]