Hackensack Meridian Health team members who are in the uniformed services are eligible to take Temporary Military Leave to participate in military training (for up to ten days per year) and Extended Military Leave (all other military leave) in accordance with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Right Act (USERRA). Team members that are directed to participate in military service that exceeds ten working days will be placed on an unpaid leave of absence. Eligibility for benefits during the leave, length of leave, and other conditions depend upon the circumstances of the leave and other qualifying factors. Please see our Leaves of Absence policy on PolicyStat for a full list of leaves available and corresponding eligibility requirements.
IMPORTANT: Team members returning from Military Leave will be guaranteed reemployment to their prior or similar position and/or the position the team member would have obtained had it not been for the military service, in accordance with law.*