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Wrongful Termination • Discrimination • Violation of Rights of Servicemembers on Active Duty
If you are a prospective, current, or a former servicemember facing harassment or discrimination on account of your status, Kilgore + Kilgore can help. Two federal laws, the Uniformed Services Employee Reemployment Rights Act (“USERRA”), and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”), protect servicemembers against illegal actions relating to their employment and otherwise.
Our Dallas USERRA lawyers have represented and continue to represent servicemembers in Dallas-Fort Worth, and can also pursue cases statewide. Many of our lawyers have either been members of the armed services or have close family members in the armed services. We are very sensitive to the wrongfulness of adverse employment actions and other adverse actions against servicemembers. Contact Kilgore + Kilgore today for a confidential discussion of your case.
The Uniformed Services Employee Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
The USERRA protects you from discrimination and retaliation based on your military service obligation. This is true whether you are a past, present, or perspective servicemember. An employer may not refuse to hire you, promote you, reemploy you, or give you benefits because of your status as a servicemember.
Furthermore, under certain circumstances, you have the right to be reemployed in your former job or a comparable job, a right which employers may not take away from you. Your employer must also give you the benefits you would have received had you not been in the service.
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
If you are on active duty and face financial obstacles, we may be able to help you use the power of the law to stop collection efforts against you and your immediate family.
Under the SCRA, current servicemembers are protected against collection and other adverse actions by:
- Credit card issuers
- Mortgage companies
- Taxing authorities
- Other potential claimants
Contact Our Texas Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Lawyers
Servicemembers are protected in important ways under USERRA and SCRA. They are also protected by the capable and compassionate employment law attorneys of Kilgore + Kilgore. We will explain your rights and advise you on the steps you should take.
Contact Kilgore + Kilgore today to discuss your possible claim against your employer, creditors, or others with one of our Texas attorneys with familiarity with USERRA and SCRA. We are here to help you through the entire process.