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.
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.
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.
May 14, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The U.S. Supreme
Court has turned aside a request to review a 6th U.S. Circuit
Court of Appeals ruling finding that an employer had run
afoul of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment
Rights Act (USERRA) by forcing a returning Army reservist to
go through a three-week re-entry process.
March 23, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The U.S. District
Court for the District of Connecticut has ordered Wachovia
Securities to reinstate a former adviser and pay him back pay
and damages for violating the Uniform Services Employment and
Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
March 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - As a growing
number of America's fighting men and women return to the
workplace from the battlefield, a coalition has published a
free guide to help employers respond to the
March 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The U.S. Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Friday issued two
question-and-answer (Q&A) guides providing technical
assistance for employers and veterans on workplace issues
affecting veterans with service-connected
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
April 5, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A federal Bureau
of Prisons employee who has been waging his own legal battle
over whether the U.S. government owes him holiday pay during
his active military service has lost another round in front
of a federal appellate court.
September 20, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The 9th US
Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a district court's
dismissal of a jury award to a police officer who claimed he
was retaliated against for exercising his rights under the
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
August 10, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A federal
appellate court ruled employer arbitration policies may be
used to settle employee complaints including potential
violations of laws barring discrimination against military
January 17, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Department
of Justice has filed a class-action lawsuit against American
Airlines for violations of the Uniformed Services Employment
and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
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.