GeoStabilization International® Receives 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award From The U.S. Department Of Labor

US Department of LaborU.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized GeoStabilization International® as one of the 849 recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. GeoStabilization International® earned the platinum award after applying earlier this year. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.

“We are extremely honored to receive this recognition. We hold our veterans in high regard and understand how invaluable they are to the makeup of our company,” said Colby Barrett, GeoStabilization International® CEO. “The work that we do at GeoStabilization International® requires a commitment to something bigger than ourselves and a deep dedication to the wellbeing of our communities and the health and safety of each other. These are characteristics that define the veteran community, and ones our veterans bring to every job site, every single day.”

GeoStabilization International® joins 848 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans, but also ensuring that they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service. Recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. More than 1,400 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018.

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