The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) establishes rights and benefits for employees and employment applicants who have served in the military or have engaged in other forms of protected governmental service. On August 10, 2021, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals revived a proposed class action filed by a Navy reservist FedEx employee by holding that, under USERRA, short-term military leave must be treated as paid leave if the employer offers “comparable” forms of short-term paid leave for non-military reasons. … Continue Reading