WATSON & NORRIS, PLLC Attorneys at Law 601-968-0000
WATSON & NORRIS, PLLC      Attorneys at Law      601-968-0000 

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

Legal Representation for Military Men and Women

The Uniformed Services Employment & Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA) of 1994 protects military men and women from losing their civilian employment status upon the call of duty to their state or country. According to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, the act ensures uniformed service members:

  • Are not retaliated against because of their service
  • Are reemployed in their civilian career upon return from service
  • Are not discriminated against in their civilian employment because of their

If you suffered workplace retaliation or discrimination based on your military service, the experienced employee rights attorneys at Watson & Norris, PLLC, in Jackson, Mississippi, are ready to help you. Contact our law firm to discuss your situation in a free initial consultation.

There is no statute of limitations for filing a claim under USERRA. No matter when you lost seniority, benefits or your job, we can bring suit against your employer.


We fight for the rights and interests of our clients.

There are several forms of workplace retaliation suffered by military members, and may include:

  • Termination of civilian employment
  • Refusal to hire or promote uniformed service members
  • Refusal to increase pay rate based on military service
  • Reduction of job responsibilities / demotion
  • Harassment

Many of our clients are suffering from lost wages and want their civilian employment reinstated. We understand. Our law firm is one of the few firms in the area devoted exclusively to employee rights. As a result, we know how to prepare an effective lawsuit on your behalf.  We are proficient in filing all necessary paperwork with the federal courts and in seeking compensation for emotional distress, back pay, future lost wages and other monetary damages resulting from the USERRA violation. Many of our cases are resolved through skillful negotiations with employers, but we are prepared to bring a full civil trial, when necessary.

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Watson & Norris, PLLC

4209 Lakeland Drive #365

Flowood, MS 39232








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