A person shall not discriminate against any officer or enlisted person of the national guard or organized reserves of the armed forces of the United States because of that membership. An employer, or agent of an employer, shall not discharge a person from employment because of being an officer or enlisted person of the military forces of the state, or hinder or prevent the officer or enlisted person from performing any military service the person is called upon to perform by proper authority. A member of the national guard or organized reserves of the armed forces of the United States ordered to temporary active duty for the purpose of military training or ordered on active state service is entitled to a leave of absence during the period of the duty or service, from the member's private employment, other than employment of a temporary nature, and upon completion of the duty or service the employer shall restore the person to the position held prior to the leave of absence, or employ the person in a similar position. However, the person shall give evidence to the employer of satisfactory completion of the training or duty, and that the person is still qualified to perform the duties of the position. The period of absence shall be construed as an absence with leave, and shall in no way affect the employee's rights to vacation, sick leave, bonus, or other employment benefits relating to the employee's particular employment. A person violating a provision of this section is guilty of a simple misdemeanor.
[C35, § 467-f5; C39, § 467.05; C46, 50, § 29.5; C54, 58, 62, § 29.43; C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 29A.43]
87 Acts, ch 115, § 8
Leave for civil employees; § 29A.28
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