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The Truth About Differential Pay

We recently obtained a favorable differential pay verdict on behalf of one of our Reservist clients. The case, which concerned the pay the Reservist was due from his Federal Government employer while he was on U.S. military duty, raised many interesting and important points, particularly for those who are in the Reserves and National Guard, […]

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Jeffrey Church v. City of Reno, et al.

An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Watch the recording of Jeffrey Church v. City of Reno, et al from July 8, 2015. About USERRA Enacted in 1994, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protect service members’ reemployment rights when they are […]

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Huhmann v. FedEx, et al. (USERRA)

Recent USERRA Victory Huhmann v FedEx, et al., Southern District of California, Case No. 3:13-CV-00787-BAS-NLS On April 1, 2015, we went to trial against Federal Express Corporation for its failure to pay the proper signing bonus to our client, one of FedEx’ pilots and a retired United States Air Force Reserve officer. Our client was […]

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USERRA Harassment, Hostile Work Environment and Available Damages or Equitable Relief

Read the original article here. Congress enacted the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (“USERRA”)[1] as a successor to a long line of anti-discrimination statutes aimed at protecting certain benefits of employment to which Reserve and National Guard servicemembers are entitled when they leave their civilian jobs for military duty. Although Congress […]

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Flight 370 begs the question, how can air traffic control lose contact with a commercial airplane?

Why can transponders on commercial airplanes be switched off? Gregg Easterbrook offers a thought-provoking commentary on this issue and a way ahead to prevent a future Flight 370-type scenario. “The issue today is exactly as it was on 9/11. Pilots like their locations to be known — for ground assistance, and because the transponder warns […]

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Flight 370 begs the question, how can air traffic control lose contact with a commercial airplane?

Why can transponders on commercial airplanes be switched off? Gregg Easterbrook offers a thought-provoking commentary on this issue and a way ahead to prevent a future Flight 370-type scenario. “The issue today is exactly as it was on 9/11. Pilots like their locations to be known — for ground assistance, and because the transponder warns […]

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Lessons learned from Air France Flight 447 salvage and investigation could shed light on lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

“There is a precedent for a modern jetliner to fall from the sky while ‘in the cruise’ and lie hidden for months, according to CNN aviation correspondent Richard Quest. On June 1, 2009, Air France Flight 447 was en route from Rio De Janeiro to Paris when communications ended suddenly from the Airbus A330, another […]

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