USERRA Lawsuit for NYC Workers Expands

October 23, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal lawsuit investigating the City of New York’s calculation of pension funds was expanded to include all retired City workers called to active military duty after 9/11.

PBGC Unveils USERRA Final Rule

November 16, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – The nation’s private-sector pension insurer on Monday unveiled a final rule making it easier for returning service members to receive pension and other benefit credits for time spent in the military.

High Court Mulls Taking USERRA Appeal

November 12, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – U.S. Supreme Court justices are considering hearing an appeal in an employment discrimination case about whether an employer can be held liable for the actions of someone other than the manager who took the action alleged to have been discriminatory.


Returning Vets Face Hiring Challenges

November 6, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A recent survey of hiring managers and military veterans found that vets still face obstacles returning to the civilian workforce from active duty.

HEROES Act Headed to House for Consideration

November 1, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Legislation to protect the survivor benefits of service members killed in action passed the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday and is now headed to the full House for consideration.

DoL Issues USERRA Final Regulations

December 19, 2005 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The US Department of Labor (DoL) has issued final regulations interpreting the law that protects employment and reemployment rights and benefits of service members upon their return to civilian life.

Appellate Court Keeps USERRA Claim Alive

November 15, 2005 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A federal appeals court has sent back to a lower court a case involving the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) to see if an employee was improperly discharged because of his military service.

Employer Settles USERRA Violation

October 31, 2005 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - S.O.G. Specialty Knives, Inc. (SSK) has agreed to a settlement with The Justice Department in a case alleging violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA).

Feds Investigate Possible USERRA Violation

November 22, 2004 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Federal authorities are investigating whether a Peoria, Illinois federal agriculture lab illegally fired a scientist because his Army Reserve deployments interfered with his research duties.

AFL-CIO Reserves Web Site For Military Service

March 25, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - With roughly half of the current United States military composed of reservists, 175,000 of which have been called up in recent weeks, the AFL-CIO has launched an online information resource for reservists and their families about their job rights.