U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs http://www.kplu.org en U.S. Stepping Up Enforcement of Veterans' Reemployment Rights http://www.kplu.org/post/us-stepping-enforcement-veterans-reemployment-rights <p></p><p>An Army Reservist will collect back pay from an Everett, Wash. company accused of violating his reemployment rights.</p><p>The U.S Justice Department announced a settlement Monday with the battery retailer that fired the Iraq War veteran.</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:10:12 +0000 Tom Banse 10686 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Federal Employees Head to Work, Glad Shutdown Is Over http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-federal-employees-head-work-glad-shutdown-over <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Relief. That was the main reaction from government workers heading back to their jobs at the federal building in downtown Seattle after a couple weeks of forced time off due to the partial government shutdown. A steady stream of people headed through the revolving doors even before sunrise.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:22:06 +0000 Ashley Gross 10525 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Federal Employees Head to Work, Glad Shutdown Is Over