Your Employment Rights as a Veteran under USERRA
The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA) ensures that eligible persons, including members of the uniformed services, do not lose their jobs or employment benefits because of their military service. If you leave a civilian job for the purpose of determining fitness for or performing service in the uniformed services, voluntarily or involuntarily, you are entitled to return to your job if you:
If your service period was longer than 30 days, and if your employer requests it, you must provide documentation showing you meet the above criteria. Your employer cannot delay your re-employment in the absence of this documentation.
Call 605.626.2325 for more information.
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Pierre, SD 57501-2291