Intel Reaffirms Support for Guard and Reserve Employees
CEO Paul Otellini to Sign Statement of Support
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense operational committee, announced Paul Otellini, Intel CEO, will sign a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve on April 3, 2013. Otellini will sign the pledge in a ceremony at 11:00 am at the Intel Jones Farm Conference Center in Hillsboro, OR. Otellini will be joined by ESGR National Chair James Rebholz and Major General Raymond Rees, The Adjutant General of Oregon.
The Statement of Support confirms Intel joins other employers in pledging:
We fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA).
Our managers and supervisors will have the tools they need to effectively manage those employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.
We appreciate the values, leadership and unique skills service members bring to the workforce and will encourage opportunities to hire Guardsmen, Reservists and Veterans.
We will continually recognize and support our country's service members and their families in peace, in crises and in war.
Intel was honored with the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award in 2000. The Freedom Award is the nation's highest recognition for employers supporting Guard and Reserve members.
"Supportive employers like Intel are critical to maintaining the readiness and strength of the nation's Guard and Reserve units and allow Guardsmen and Reservists the opportunity to serve our country more effectively and with greater peace of mind," said James Rebholz, ESGR National Chair. "By signing this Statement of Support, Intel sends a clear message they stand committed to their military employees and recognize the integrity, global perspective and proven leadership they bring to the workplace."
"We have found that the unique skills and experience gained by our service men and women make them an excellent fit for Intel," said Paul Otellini. "We seek to employ the most innovative and resourceful talent available. We are proud to support our employees who serve in the Guard and Reserves and recognize the valuable contribution they make to the security of our nation."
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is a Department of Defense agency established in 1972 to develop and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve service. ESGR advocates relevant initiatives, recognizes outstanding support, increases awareness of applicable laws, and resolves conflict between service members and employers. Paramount to ESGR's mission is encouraging the employment of Guardsmen and Reservists who bring integrity, global perspective and proven leadership to the civilian workforce.
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