The federal First Circuit Court of Appeals in Rivera-Melendez v. Pfizer considered a returning veteran’s claim that Pfizer violated the “escalator principle” that is a unique element of the federal Uniformed Services...more
The 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA" or the "Act") turned 20 in 2013. To mark its 20th birthday, the U.S. Department of Labor released the 2012 FMLA Survey Report and issued a final rule implementing important...more
Over the past decade, we have seen the largest military deployment since World War II. Our troops are now withdrawn from Iraq, and thousands more are scheduled to return from Afghanistan over the course of 2013. By the end...more
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) requires an employer to return a military veteran-employee to the "position of employment" he or she would have been in had the employee not left to...more
In Milhauser v. Minco Products, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 24938 (8th Cir. Dec. 5, 2012), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that reinstatement under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act...more
The US Army has launched a national education campaign entitled Hire a Veteran in an attempt to tackle the key challenges facing veterans returning to the civilian workplace....more
As seen in The Goods published by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers.
Based on the recently conducted 2012 Annual Manufacturing Wage and Benefit Survey, 52% of Kentucky manufacturers plan to hire between one and...more