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SCOTUS Victory! Torres v. TX Dept of Public Safety

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/20-603_o758.pdf SCOTUS victory! I could not be happier to announce our 5-4 decision today in Torres v. Texas Dept of Public Safety, Case No. 20-603. We thank the Justices for their thoughtful and well-reasoned opinion that will ensure all servicemembers have the same rights under USERRA; a statute designed to protect them all, not just some, from […]

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Arnold & Porter and Brian Lawler of Pilot Law, P.C. to Present Oral Arguments Before the U.S. Supreme Court in USERRA Case

OVERVIEW: Arnold & Porter will present oral arguments on behalf of Le Roy Torres  before the U.S. Supreme Court, alongside Brian Lawler of Pilot Law, P.C., in Torres v.  Texas Department of Public Safety on March 29, 2022. This is a case about whether a federal law prohibiting employment discrimination based on military service may […]

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Is USERRA Unconstitutional? Fighting Back against a Texas Court’s Questionable Ruling

America’s military service people are crucial to our defense. However, millions of these unsung heroes work in the private sector or hold non-military employment with state or federal agencies when not deployed. Employers, both private and government, are prohibited by law from discriminating against an employee because of their military service through USERRA, the Uniformed […]

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