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Petty v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (6ht Cir. 2008)

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Think Twice Before Delaying Reservist Reemployment.

Fisher Phillips • November 05, 2008
As the war in Iraq drags on, employers continue to struggle with the legal challenges surrounding their reemployment obligations. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) sets a high bar when it comes to compliance, as illustrated by the fact that it remains the only federal workplace statute providing a built-in presumption in the plaintiff's favor. A police department in Nashville, Tennessee recently learned just how daunting the compliance challenge can be.