Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: E. B. Chiles IV, Cameron C. McCree and Amber Davis-Tanner, Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow, PLLC
- Employees who are members of the armed forces of the State of Arkansas or any other state are entitled to certain employment and reinstatement rights under state law. See Arkansas Military Leave.
- The Military Service Protection Act prohibits an employer with five or more employees from discriminating against any person because of his or her military service. See Military Service Protection Act.
- Employers should maintain documentation of any impending military leaves and train managers on documentation requirements. See Documentation.