Written by attorney Mathew Mark Meyer

Tips For Employers of Servicemembers: USERRA Rights and Obligations

Too often employers and HR professionals lack a basic understanding of Servicemembers' employment rights under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Given the lack of a statute of limitations under the Act, it is critical that Employers get it right the first time.

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If you are an employer, HR representative, or attorney representing a business, please review your USERRA/Servicemember employment policies to ensure compliance. Too often, employers apply their regular policies to SMs who are gone on a Military LOA, and violate USERRA in doing so. If you have questions or require USERRA-related resources, contact If you want a more detailed summary of USERRA, please consult this pamphlet that MN DEED recently published.

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