USERRA is a federal statute that protects servicemembers’ and veterans’ civilian employment rights. Among other things, under certain conditions, USERRA requires employers to put individuals back to work in their civilian jobs after military service. USERRA also protects servicemembers from discrimination in the workplace based on their military service or affiliation.
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This brochure provides a brief explanation of the civil rights of servicemembers, as well as information about how to learn more or to file a complaint if you believe your rights have been violated.