Summary: H.R.3393 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3393. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/03/2007)

Reservist Access to Justice Act of 2007 - Allows a court, if it determines that a federal, state, or private employer's failure to comply with a veteran's reemployment rights was willful, to require the employer to pay the individual the greater of any loss of wages or benefits, or $20,000. Requires (current law authorizes) a court to exercise injunctive relief to fully vindicate such rights.

Authorizes a court to require a state or private employer to pay punitive damages for violations found to be with malice or reckless indifference to the individual's federally-protected reemployment rights.

Makes federal arbitration procedures inapplicable to claims for veterans' employment and reemployment rights and benefits.