Employment Issues for State Employees Serving in the Military
Division of State
Human Resources
8301 Parklane Road
Suite A220
Columbia, SC 29223
Phone: (803) 896-5300
State employees who may be called to active military service have unique rights and benefits. The following web sites will provide employers in state government with information and other resources concerning employees serving in the military.

U.S. Department of Labor - Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
  • Provides access to technical information and other resources to help employers understand and implement the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).

  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
  • This organization provides information to support employers with employees in the National Guard or military Reserves.

  • OHR's Military Leave Frequently Asked Questions
  • Frequently Asked Questions regarding military leave and employment/ reemployment rights for South Carolina state employees serving in the military.

  • State Human Resources Regulations - Military Leave (19-712.L.)

    OHR Memo Regarding Military Leave Adobe Acrobat File 

    Military Leave Issues Word Document 

    Summary of Military Leave Provisions for State Employees