USERRA makes in unlawful to discharge an employee based on their military service obligations. A National Guardsman won his USERRA case and was awarded more than $300,000 damages recently in Hance v. Norfolk Southern, No. 07-5475 (6th Cir. July 1, 2009).
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Robert L. Abell is a Lexington, Kentucky lawyer that represents employees in discrimination cases including USERRA cases.