By Andrew Tilghman: A high-level federal court on Friday delivered a blow to the rights of military reservists. The case involved a Navy reservist who claimed that his civilian employer fired him because he was mobilized and deployed to Afghanistan, a violation of federal laws designed to protect reservists from discrimination based on their military service. But Kevin Ziober lost his case before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, one step below the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled that his pre-employment arbitration agreement prohibited him from suing his former employer. Read more here: http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/uniformed-services-employment-reemployment-rights-act-ziober-ninth-circuit?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Early%20Bird%20Brief%2010.17.2016&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Military%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief
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