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Recent USERRA case

By Dennis McCarthy Since 2001, over 800,000 members of the National Guard and Reserves have been called to active duty – some more than once.  Most served overseas, some at bases and stations in the U.S.  Some were called “involuntarily” and some volunteered for active duty assignments. The one fact that ties all of these […]

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Lack of understanding, record leads to injustice for soldier

By Sean McCarthy Just after Christmas, the First District Court of Appeals in Ohio overturned a decision by a trial court that had awarded lost benefits to Scott Miller, a local police officer and a staff sergeant in the Ohio Army National Guard. Mr. Miller was called to duty in October 2001 in the wake […]

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07/01/2014 Marine reservist sues State Street affiliate after return from duty

A senior executive at a Quincy financial services firm part-owned by State Street Corp. is suing the company for alleged discrimination upon his return from active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2014/01/06/quincy-boston-financial-data-services.html

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07/01/2014 Postal Service ordered to reinstate GI, potentially pay millions in back pay, fees

A federal board has again ordered the U.S. Postal Service to reinstate a National Guardsman wrongly fired from his job as a postal worker because he took military leave, telling the agency to pay him what could add up to millions in back pay, benefits and legal fees. http://www.stripes.com/news/postal-service-ordered-to-reinstate-gi-potentially-pay-millions-in-back-pay-fees-1.260486

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