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Southwest Airlines and Armed Service Members USERRA Class Action

This class action brings suit against Southwest Airlines Co. (SWA). The complaint alleges SWA limited the benefits available under its Covid-19 Extended Emergency Time Off (ExTO) program for those on military leave in a way that violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).  Read more

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Walmart Employees USERRA Benefits Settlement

Walmart is settling a class action alleging it did not provide employees with the benefits due them under the Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). The complaint alleged that when employees took Short-Term Military Leave, such as to perform their reservist duties, Walmart did not give them fully-paid leave, even though it gave  Read more

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American Airlines USERRA Armed Services Military Leave Class Action

USERRA forbids “discrimination against persons because of their service in the uniformed services.” Among other things, it says that such a person “shall not be denied initial employment, reemployment, retention in employment, promotion, or any benefit of employment by an employer on the basis of that membership, … performance of service, … or obligation.” A  Read more