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When used in this chapter:
(1)(A) “Military duty” means:
(i) Training and service performed by an inductee, enlistee, or reservist or any entrant into a temporary component of the armed forces of the United States; and
(ii) Time spent in reporting for and returning from such training and service, or if a rejection occurs, from the place of reporting for such training and service;
(B) “Military duty” also includes active duty training as a reservist in the armed forces of the United States or as a member of the national guard of the United States where the call is for training only;
(2) “Position” means employment held by a public employee at the time of entrance into military duty, but does not include temporary or casual employment or an office filled by election;
(3) “Public employee” means any person holding a position in public employment who has successfully completed the probationary period required by the agency in which such person is employed;
(4) “Public employer” means any government, department, or agency mentioned in subdivision (5) employing a public employee in a position; and
(5) “Public employment” means employment by the government of this state, or of any county, municipality or other civil or political subdivision thereof, including any department or agency thereof.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 8. Public Officers and Employees § 8-33-101 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-8-public-officers-and-employees/tn-code-sect-8-33-101.html
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