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Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) Benefits

Program Description

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects civilian job rights and benefits for veterans and members of reserve components. USERRA makes major improvements in protecting service member rights and benefits by clarifying the law, improving enforcement mechanisms, and adding Federal Government employees to those employees already eligible to receive Department of Labor assistance in processing claims.

General Program Requirements

USERRA guarantees reemployment rights and protects veterans and members of reserve components from service-related employer discrimination.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

Contact the Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) office nearest you, which is listed in the phone book under United States Government, U. S. Department of Labor.
For more information please visit the USERRA Overview page.