Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Reemployment rights of veterans. Defines the term "employer" for certain National Guard statutes. Allows an Indiana national guard member seeking reemployment with an employer after returning to work from active duty to bring a civil action against an employer that refuses to comply with the employer's obligations under the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Allows a court to award: (1) actual damages; (2) court costs and attorney's fees; or (3) liquidated damages; to a prevailing Indiana National Guard member. Extends certain state and federally mandated employment and reemployment rights and protections to nonresident members of the National Reemployment rights of veterans. Defines the term "employer" for certain National Guard statutes. Allows an Indiana national guard member seeking reemployment with an employer after returning to work from active duty to bring a civil action against an employer that refuses to comply with the employer's obligations under the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Allows a court to award: (1) actual damages; (2) court costs and attorney's fees; or (3) liquidated damages; to a prevailing Indiana National Guard member. Extends certain state and federally mandated employment and reemployment rights and protections to nonresident members of the National Guard if the nonresident member's state of origin extends the same or similar rights and protections to members of the Indiana National Guard. ... View more