No employer or officer or agent of any corporation, company, or firm, or other person may discharge any person from employment because of duty as an officer or enlisted man of the military or naval forces of Michigan, or hinder or prevent such person from performing any military service or from attending any military encampment or place of drill or instruction the person may be called upon to perform or attend by proper authority, or dissuade any person from enlistment or accepting a commission in the national guard or naval militia by threat of injury in respect to the person's employment, trade, or business in case of enlistment or acceptance of a commission.
No employee who requests a leave from employment may be denied a leave of absence by that person's employer for the purpose of being inducted into, entering, determining physical fitness to enter, or performing training duty as an officer or enlisted man of the military or naval forces of Michigan or of the United States.
Reinstatement. Upon release from training, duty or upon rejection, an employee must be reinstated to his or her position without reduction in seniority, status, or pay, if the employee makes application for reinstatement within 15 days following release or rejection.
Discrimination. No person may discriminate against any officer or
enlisted person because that person is a member of the U.S. or state military or
naval forces. No employer may discharge any employee for performing military
duty, or hinder the employee from performing military service or from attending
military encampment, drill or instruction, or dissuade any person from enlisting
or accepting a commission in the National Guard or naval militia by threat of
injury to his or her job. It is unlawful to directly or indirectly deprive a
member of the organized militia of employment, to interfere with employment, or
to dissuade anyone from enlisting in the military under threat of injury to