A permanent employee who leaves work to serve on active duty in the U.S. armed forces, reserve units, or the National Guard, and any person whose services are requested by the federal government for national defense work as a civilian during a period officially proclaimed to be a national emergency or a limited national emergency, is entitled to be reinstated to his or her previous position, or a position of like seniority, status, and pay (WI Rev. Code Sec. 321.64).
This law covers private employees and employees of any political subdivision of the state.
The employee is entitled to reinstatement, provided:
• The employee presents the employer with evidence of satisfactory completion of the period of training or civilian service, or of discharge from the armed forces under conditions other than dishonorable.
• The employee is still qualified to perform the duties of the position.
• The employee applies for reinstatement within 90 days after ...