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Municipal Cards signs Statement of Support for Guard and Reserve members

  • Municipal Cards signs Statement of Support for Guard and Reserve members

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – New Jersey Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense program, is proud to announce CEO Eli Weingarden, Municipal Cards, signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve April 27, during the New Jersey Conference of Mayors 54th Annual Conference & Exposition, at the Borgata Casino and Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The Statement of Support confirms Municipal Cards joins other employers in pledging:

•            We fully recognize, honor and comply with the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA).

•            We will provide our managers and supervisors with the tools they need to effectively manage 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.

Weingarden stated “I am very pleased to have had the opportunity to sign the Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve and I honor those who are serving and who have served in our military service that have defended the freedoms we enjoy.”

ESGR seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States. ESGR facilitates and promotes a cooperative culture of employer support for National Guard and Reserve service by developing and advocating mutually beneficial initiatives, recognizing outstanding employer support, increasing awareness of applicable laws and policies, resolving potential conflicts between employers and their service members, and acting as the employers’ principal advocate within the Department of Defense.

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