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Employment Rights of Returning Veterans

Posted by Frank Steinberg | Jul 22, 2006 | 0 Comments

Effective January 18, 2006 the U.S. Department of Labor issued final regulations governing the right to employment and reemployment of returning veterans. The regulations are lengthy but are clarified by a section of frequently asked questions.

Some highlights:

Returning vets must be reemployed in an appropriate position, usually within two weeks.

They must be returned to the same status, pay and seniority that they would have achieved but for their service.

Reinstatement rights of disabled veterans.

Impact upon health and pension benefits during and upon return from service.

About the Author

Frank Steinberg

Frank is the founder and principal of Steinberg Law, LLC. A Jersey boy born and bred, he focuses on employment litigation and counseling, business litigation,  and aviation law. Following law school and a clerkship in the federal district court Frank spent his early career with large litigation ...


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