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USERRA: North Carolina

USERRA requirements for other states

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

Authors: Amie Flowers Carmack and Bridget A. Blinn-Spears, K&L Gates LLP


  • North Carolina law gives employees the right to take unpaid leave due to service in the North Carolina National Guard. See North Carolina Military Leave.
  • Private employers, as well as individuals (including, but not limited to, business owners and managers in their individual capacities), are prohibited from, among other things, discriminating against any individual with respect to application for employment, employment, position or status, due to membership in the North Carolina or US military forces. See Discrimination Against Military Members.