H.R.2875 - Wounded Veteran Job Security Act

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the reemployment of certain persons following absences from a position employment for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment for certain injuries and illnesses, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the reemployment of certain persons following absences from a position employment for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment for certain injuries and illnesses, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Wounded Veteran Job Security Act as introduced.

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09/09/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Lloyd Doggett

D-TX

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Official Summary

Wounded Veteran Job Security Act - Expands the definition of \"service in the uniformed services\" for the purposes of uniformed servicemembers' employment and reemployment rights to include a period for which a person is absent from a position of employment to obtain medical treatment

Official Summary

Wounded Veteran Job Security Act - Expands the definition of \"service in the uniformed services\" for the purposes of uniformed servicemembers' employment and reemployment rights to include a period for which a person is absent from a position of employment to obtain medical treatment for an injury or illness recognized as service connected by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), or for which a line-of-duty document has been granted by the Secretary of Defense (DOD). Directs such a person intending to return to a position of employment to notify the employer within a specified time period. Requires a person submitting an application for reemployment due to such an absence for medical treatment to provide the employer, upon request, with documentation to establish eligibility for reemployment, including a link between the injury or illness and the medical treatment obtained.

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