Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, Second Edition

This treatise provides comprehensive coverage of the full scope of USERRA and the complicated issues involved with its application and enforcement. Edited by experienced practitioners who have represented both employers and employees, it provides a balanced view of the issues.

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Fully understand the complexities of USERRA requirements

USERRA governs military leave and discrimination/retaliation issues resulting from military service, and covers every employer in the United States. Now in its Second Edition, this treatise provides a comprehensive analysis of USERRA’s breadth, and discusses the myriad complicated issues involved with the Act's application and enforcement. Highlights covered include: 

  • Coverage of all relevant USERRA decisions since 2009
  • Leave entitlements and the requirements placed on both employers and employees regarding leave requests
  • A review of all relevant reinstatement cases affecting employers, including an analysis of all factors affecting reinstatement
  • Issues of leave scheduling and notice requirements
  • Pay and benefits when an employee is taking a leave of absence under USERRA
  • Healthcare and non-healthcare benefits that a returning employee is entitled to receive
  • In-depth discussion of USERRA’s application of the “motivating factor” test for discrimination and retaliation claims
  • Remedies and enforcement mechanisms
  • USERRA’s relationship with other statutes, both on the federal and state level
  • Includes an analysis of all amendments to USERRA that impact employers and employees


  • Brief History of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
  • USERRA Coverage Issues
  • Leave Entitlements Under USERRA
  • Scheduling Leaves and Providing Leave Notice
  • Pay and Benefits During Leave
  • Reinstatement Rights and Obligations
  • Pay and Non-Healthcare Benefit Issues Upon Reinstatement of Employment
  • USERRA and Health Care Benefits
  • Interrelationship with Other Laws and Employer Practices
  • Discrimination, Retaliation, and Harassment
  • Enforcement, Remedies, and Other Issues Under USERRA
  • Appendices/Table of Cases/Index


think and code authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.

 is a partner with Littler Mendelson P.C., Minneapolis, MN.

 is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP, New York, NY.


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Read what others have to say about this think and code book.

"This text is a valuable tool for human relations personnel, judge advocates, employers, employees, and attorneys. USERRA is a recognition of the importance of military service to the nation, and provides a balance of employer and employee interest when that service comes into play. This book is an excellent guide to this important legislation."

Gary R. Brown

The Colorado Lawyer (Aug. 2011)

"This is a valuable resource for employers who have large numbers of military leaves to manage. It is also useful for practitioners who need to help employers when this subject comes up. The state law survey brings this title home for everyone."

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