3.2.6 - Military Leave - Employee

Last updated on March 28, 2023

POLICY:  Spoon River College complies with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), the Illinois Service Member’s Tenure Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act (820 ILSC151/1).


This policy applies to all full and regularly scheduled part-time employees.


  1. Employees requesting leave must provide their supervisor and the Human Resources Office with documentation from the respective armed services noting the dates for the requested military leave.
  2. Employees requiring military leave may consult with the Human Resources Director for a complete benefit outline at which time a description of the College’s obligations and the College’s expectations for the employee’s return to work will be provided.
  3. Employee must generally apply for reinstatement within ninety (90) days of discharge.