CLEVELAND--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense Office, today announced Alexander M. Cutler, Eaton Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and ESGR National Chair Paul E Mock will sign a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve on November 4, 2013.
“We admire, respect and support the men and women of the nation’s Guard and Reserve who, in addition to their full-time employment at Eaton, continue to serve our country when called upon”
The Statement of Support confirms Eaton 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.
"Supportive employers like Eaton 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 Paul E. Mock, ESGR National Chair. "By signing this Statement of Support, Eaton 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 admire, respect and support the men and women of the nation’s Guard and Reserve who, in addition to their full-time employment at Eaton, continue to serve our country when called upon,” said Cutler. “We appreciate the support of the ESGR when Eaton employees deploy around the world to serve our country.”
Eaton is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
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.