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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 Private Employers.
  • Tennessee law provides that public employers must allow employees leave for military service, the first twenty days to be paid at their regular compensation. See Public Employers.
  • Tennessee law prohibits employers from refusing to hire and/or terminating any person due to their membership in the Tennessee National Guard. See Discrimination.