City Employees and Military Leave

Information Memo

Published: February 5, 2024

City Employees and Military Leave
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Learn about state and federal laws providing employment-related protections and benefits to employees who are called to military service. This includes reservists, National Guard, extended military leave and implications for veterans. Discusses reemployment rights under USERRA, seniority rights and the escalator principle, and the city option to elect differential pay.