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Crews v. Mt. Vernon, 7th Cir., No. 08-2435, June 2, 2009

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Rescinding Employment Benefit Extended Only to Employees With Military Obligations Does Not Violate the USERRA.

Ogletree Deakins • June 11, 2009
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects members of the armed services against employment discrimination related to the benefits of their employment. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held that such protection refers to employment benefits that are “extended generally to military and non-military employees alike,” and that discontinuing a benefit that had been extended only to employees with military obligations does not violate the USERRA.