Paid leave. Employees of any public or private business or industry who are active members of the state National Guard, Naval Militia, Alabama State Guard organized in lieu of the National Guard, Civil Air Patrol, or the U.S. reserves are entitled to a military leave of absence to engage in field or coast defense or other service ordered under the National Defense Act or of the federal laws governing the U.S. reserves.
The leave is to be granted without loss of time, efficiency rating, annual vacation, or sick leave.
One hundred sixty-eight hours per calendar year of this leave is paid leave. In addition, employees are entitled to be paid for not more than 168 hours at any one time when called by the governor to active state duty (AL Code Sec. 31-2-13).
USERRA application. The provisions of USERRA apply to active members of the state National Guard when called or ordered to active state duty for 30 consecutive days or more or federally funded duty for other than training, in time of war, armed conflict, or ...