The Veterans' Employment and Training Service (``VETS'' or ``the Agency'') is issuing proposed rules that would implement the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994, as amended (USERRA). Congress enacted USERRA to protect the rights of persons who voluntarily or involuntarily leave employment positions to undertake military service. USERRA authorizes the Secretary of Labor (in consultation with the Secretary of Defense) to prescribe rules implementing the law as it applies to States, local governments, and private employers. VETS is proposing these rules under that authority in order to provide guidance to employers and employees concerning their rights and obligations under USERRA. The Agency invites written comments on these proposed rules, and any specific issues related to this proposal, from members of the public.
Agency Contact: For information, contact Charles Dawson, Office of Operations and Programs, Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS), U.S. Department of Labor, Room S1316, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: 202-693-4711 (this is not a toll-free number). Electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a proposed regulation.