Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense office that develops and promotes supportive work environments for Service members in the Reserve Components through outreach, recognition, and educational opportunities that increase awareness of applicable laws. It also provides assistance in resolving conflicts between the Service members and their employers.
All employers support and value the employment of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States and Territories, thereby increasing the readiness of the Reserve Components.
All uniformed Service members
Families of affected Service members
State and Territory governors
Department of Defense
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Labor
Department of Veterans Affairs
ESGR volunteers and staff
Goal 1 Increase the number of Employers engaged
Goal 2 Increase the number of Selective Reserve engaged
Goal 3 Effectively Support answering Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) inquiries and cases
Goal 4 Effectively Maintain Committee Strength and skills