Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


What does SCRA do?
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), is a law designed to ease the financial burdens during periods of military service. This law amended the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act of 1940.


What does USERRA do?
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), protects the right of servicemembers to return to work after a period of federal military service. It provides that returning servicemembers are to be reemployed in the job that they would have attained had they not been absent for military service, (the "escalator" principle), with the same seniority, status and pay, as well as other rights and benefits determined by seniority.

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