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Military or reserve duty leave

In addition to the rights afforded service members under the federal   Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)   guidelines, under state provisions it is a misdemeanor for an employer to fire, refuse to hire or otherwise discriminate against someone because of his or her membership in a state or federal military unit or for obeying the call to duty or training. A reservist or National Guard member is entitled to up to 17 days of unpaid leave per year to participate in training or reserve duty activities.