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 […]

When is Firing an Employee the Same as Reemploying Him?

By Brooke Colaizzi The employer in a recent case selected a veteran-employee for layoff, while he was away on military duty.  When the employee returned from service and requested reinstatement, he was terminated. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently asked whether the employer had met its obligations under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment […]