Kent City Community Schools
Bylaws & Policies


The Board of Education provides military leave, reemployment, and other rights as established by the Federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and State law. To qualify:

 A.the employee (or an appropriate officer in the uniformed service in which the employee’s military service is performed) gave advance written or verbal notice of his/her military duty unless excused;

 B.the cumulative length of all periods of military service with the employer do not exceed five (5) years, except as provided under State or Federal statute;

 C.the employee timely reports to work after the period of military service ends;

 D.the employee has not separated from service with a disqualifying or other than honorable conditions.

The Superintendent shall post notices of employees’ right under USERRA at conspicuous locations within the District.

Employees may contact the U.S. Department of Labor or the Michigan Department of Military and Veteran's Affairs to obtain more information regarding their rights under these statutes.

This policy is intended to comply with and explain the service person’s rights under USERRA and State law. To the extent there is any conflict, the USERRA, State law and their regulations prevail.

38 U.S.C. 4301-4333
M.C.L.A. 32.271 et seq.

Adopted 4/13/09

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