The presentation will consist of an overview of USERRA; explain its three primary components—anti-discrimination, reinstatement (with all commensurate benefits and aspects), best practices, and the dispute resolution, investigation process. It will end with a Q&A.
Presenter: William K. "Kenan" Torrans presently serves as Director for the Compliance and Investigations Division for the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) overseeing the Department’s USERRA program. In addition, he has assumed oversight and management responsibility for the Department’s Transition Assistance Program, providing service members guidance as they transition from military into civilian careers. He has been employed with VETS since March 2004. A national speaker, Mr. Torrans has spoken and lectured extensively on USERRA and related issues before professional organizations and the national media including the American and Federal Bar Associations, law schools, State bar associations and chambers of commerce, 60 Minutes, National Public Radio (NPR), the Society of Professional Benefits Administrators, the Equal Employment Advisory Council, the U.S. Army JAG School and many others.