The National Guard, the U.S. armed forces, the Coast Guard, or the U.S. Public Health Service. Any employee, public or private, who is a resident of the state and who, voluntarily or upon demand, enters into active duty or training in any state National Guard, the U.S. armed forces, the Coast Guard, or the U.S. Public Health Service is entitled to reemployment to the same or similar position, provided that the employee:
• Furnishes a receipt of an honorable discharge, report of separation, certificate of satisfactory service, or other proof of having satisfactorily completed his or her service.
• Makes written application to the employer according to length of service but in no case greater than 90 days from the date of separation or release from training and service. If the employee is hospitalized for service-related reasons, the employee is entitled to reinstatement for up to two years from the date of injury.
If the employee is still qualified to perform the duties of his or former position, the employee must be restored to that position or to a position of like seniority, status, and pay. If the employee is not qualified as a result of disability sustained during service, but is qualified to ...