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USERRA: Tennessee

USERRA requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: James L. Holt, Jr., Jackson, Shields, Yeiser & Holt


  • Tennessee law provides that private employers must allow employees unpaid leave for military service. See Tennessee Military Leave.
  • Tennessee law prohibits employers from refusing to hire and/or terminating any person due to membership in the Tennessee National Guard. See Discrimination.
  • Employers must allow employees who are veterans to take Veterans Day as an unpaid holiday. See Veterans Day Leave.