CARROLLTON, Texas, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced that Mr. Jim Amorosia, President and Chief Executive Officer of G6 Hospitality signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve. Amorosia was joined by Mr. Tom Bullock, ESGR Chief of Employer Outreach.
By signing The Statement of Support, G6 Hospitality pledges to:
- Fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA).
- Provide managers and supervisors the tools they need to effectively manage those employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.
- Appreciate the values, leadership and unique skills service members bring to the workforce and encourage opportunities to hire Guardsmen, Reservists and Veterans.
- Continually recognize and support our country's service members and their families in peace, in crises and in war.
"Today supportive employers are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation's Guard and Reserve units. The ESGR Statement of Support program is the cornerstone of ESGR's efforts to gain and maintain employer support. The intent of this program is to increase employer support by encouraging participating employers to act as advocates for employee participation in the military," said Bullock. "G6 Hospitality is setting a high standard for all Texas employers to follow by providing above and beyond support of Texas' Veterans, many of whom currently serve in the National Guard and Reserve."
"For all of us at G6 Hospitality, it is an honor to pledge our support of employees in the National Guard and Reserve, continuing our company legacy of supporting the great men and women who serve our country. Not only is it the right thing to do, but it embodies one of our core business values, which is maintaining a Heart for Service," said Jim Amorosia, President and CEO of G6 Hospitality.
About G6 Hospitality
G6 Hospitality LLC owns, operates and franchises over 1,200 economy lodging locations under the iconic Motel 6 and the extended stay Studio 6 brands in the U.S and Canada, and Hotel 6 and Estudio 6 brands in Latin America. Headquartered in Dallas (Carrollton), Texas, G6 Hospitality employs nearly 10,000 team members across the U.S. and Canada. For more information about G6 Hospitality LLC, please visit www.g6mediacenter.com or contact Raiza Rehkoff, Director of Public Relations at [email protected].
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is a Department of Defense office 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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