Don’t Forget Your Employees On Leave

By Jonathon Watson                 Do you have an employee on long-term leave with a right to reinstatement?  Is your business being acquired or bought out?  Make sure you keep the employee in mind! In Dorris v. TXD Services, LP, the plaintiff was deployed to Iraq for active duty service.  Later, the employer sold its […]

USERRA Reinstatement Requires Consideration of Discretionary Promotions, Too

By Brooke Colaizzi When reinstating an employee returning from military service under USERRA, an employer is required to consider non-automatic, “discretionary” promotions that the employee might have applied for and received had he or she not been absent, at least according to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Rivera-Melendez v. Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, LLC, No. 12-1023 […]