If someone joins the reserve forces will his or her employer be informed?
Yes. Under the employer notification procedure, which has been
in place since 1 April 2004, anyone who joins the reserve forces, or seeks to
renew his or her commitment, must permit the Ministry of Defence to contact his
or her employer directly to inform it of this. The procedure was put in place
to help minimise problems arising in the event of compulsory mobilisation or a
request for leave for training.
If the reservist considers that he or she has a good reason for
not informing the employer, he or she may apply for a waiver for up to 12
Is an employer obliged to grant additional leave for reserve forces training?
Can an employer refuse to let a member of the reserve forces who has been called out go?
Is an employer required to re-employ a member of the reserve forces after his or her absence?
Is an employer required to pay a member of the reserve forces during any period of military service?
Is an employer entitled to receive any financial assistance when a member of the reserve forces is called out?
Can an employer make a claim for compensation if a member of the reserve forces is called out?
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