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USERRA Overview and Recent Developments: Federal Reemployment Rights of Servicemembers

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $20.00

Deadline to Register:  November 5th, 2013
You can register by clicking the "Register" button at the top right of this page.


Please join us for a CLE sponsored by the Military & Veterans Affairs Section and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) 38 U.S.C. 4301 et. Seq.  Attorney Mathew Meyer will provide a detailed overview of the rights and obligations of both employers and their servicemember employees under USERRA, and discuss recent developments in how the Act and its regulations are interpreted and applied. What is the reemployment position under the “escalator” principle for a servicemember returning from a lengthy deployment? What are the employer’s obligations when reemploying a servicemember with a disability, such as PTSD? How are claims under USERRA handled? Please join us for the answers to these and many more questions about employer and servicemember rights under USERRA.

Mathew M. Meyer - Mathew is the Chair of the Military & Veterans Affairs Section and a volunteer Ombudsman with the ESGR ( ESGR, a Department of Defense office, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component servicemembers and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee's military commitment. ESGR is supported by a network of more than 4,900 volunteers in 54 committees. As an ESGR Ombudsman, Mr. Meyer frequently mediates disputes between servicemembers and their civilian employers, and frequently lectures employers and servicemembers regarding their rights and obligations under USERRA.

CLE Credits:
1.0 Standard CLE credits applied for | Event Code: 185180   


Remote Participation:
Teleconferencing is available. Please indicate that you will attend by teleconference when registering. Teleconferencing instructions will be sent via e-mail on Wednesday, November 6th


Section Members:  $10
MSBA Members: $15
Non-MSBA Members $20
Law Students: FREE


Join the Military & Veterans Affairs Section and attend at no additional cost:  $28

You must be a current member of the MSBA and no already a member of the Military & Veterans Affairs Section.  You must register by phone to use this option.  Please call Nicole Battles at 612-278-6336.

Deadline to Register:  November 5th, 2013
You can register by clicking the "Register" button at the top right of this page.


To register by mail with a check, please use the registration form located here.

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Questions? Contact:
Nicole Battles  | 612-278-6336 |


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