Employers are required to grant leave to an employee who, as a part of his or her service in the armed forces of the state or any reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, is ordered to perform military duty, including meetings or drills.
An employee may not be subjected to any loss or reduction of vacation or holiday privileges due to his or her absence, or be prejudiced by reason of such absence with regard to promotion or continuance in office or employment, reappointment to office, or reemployment (CT Gen. Stat. Sec. 27-33a).
“Armed forces of the United States” means the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Air Force, and any reserve component thereof, including the Connecticut National Guard (CT Gen. Stat. Sec. 27-103).
“Armed forces of the state” means the organized militia, the National Guard, and the naval militia and marine corps ...