Illinois Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
April 11, 2011
LTC Tim Franklin
SIPMA SIGNS STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE GUARD AND RESERVE
Signing recognizes importance of Guard, Reserve service to nation’s defense
– Megan Jones, president of the Southern Illinois PersonnelManagement Association, signed a Statement of Support for the National Guard and ReserveApril 8 at its 2011 Human Resource Conference held on the campus of John A. Logan College.“On behalf of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs, the honorableDennis McCarthy, Illinois Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and the men and womenof the National Guard and Reserve, I would like to thank SIPMA president Jones for signing thisESGR Statement of Support.” said Illinois ESGR member, Bennett Krause. “By signing aStatement of Support, SIPMA is publicly acknowledging the continued importance of service inthe National Guard and Reserve to the defense of our nation here at home and around the world.”In signing an ESGR Statement of Support SIPMA joins with thousands of otheremployers and organizations across the country in pledging:
To fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA).
To ensure managers and supervisors will have the tools they need to effectively managethose employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.- MORE -