More than 2,000 of our employees are veterans, and many others have family members who served or are serving in the military. We’re proud to honor the servicemen and servicewomen who protected and continue to safeguard our country. Our Veterans Employee Business Network and our national network of QuestCares volunteers have partnered with the Red Cross to support these heroes.
GM Strengthens Business, Communities through Mobility The rules of vehicle use and ownership are changing rapidly, according to GM’s latest Sustainability Report (gmsustainability.com). Connectivity, car-sharing, alternative propulsion and autonomous vehicles are key elements toward a future of safer, cleaner and more efficient mobility options for customers.
Analysis estimates social cost of unemployment and underemployment at $710 million to $1.07 billion
WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Star Families has announced the results of a study putting a societal price tag on the pocketbook issues facing many military families – unemployment and underemployment of military spouses. Synthesizing research from a series of seminal studies on U.S. military families, the Social Cost Analysis of the Unemployment and Underemployment of Military Spouses found that adverse employment conditions among military spouses cost society approximately $710 million to $1.07 billion per year.
Walmart Foundation announces $2.6 million in grants to leading organizations dedicated to supporting transitioning military and their families
Bentonville, Ark., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility.
Ranking is latest in diversity recognitions for the company
NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Working Mother’s 2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women list, which recognizes companies in the U.S that exemplify best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color.
Working Mother recognized Accenture for its leadership development programs, mentors, coaches and sponsors. The ranking noted that at least 95 percent of the company’s managers have taken part in diversity training.
Booz Allen Hamilton has again been included on Forbes magazine’s list of the Top 15 Employers for Veterans.
To determine the top employers for veterans, Forbes worked with compensation information site Payscale to measure which companies are hiring the most veterans for work in which military experience is highly relevant. Within the list, companies are ranked by how many veterans they employ.
Chevrolet and National Navy SEAL Museum team up to honor those who have served
DETROIT, May 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – May is National Military Appreciation Month, and Chevrolet is joining the National Navy SEAL Museum to honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. military, particularly its special forces.
Chevrolet will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the all-new, Special Operations 2016 Chevrolet Silverado to benefit the Navy SEAL Museum and its foundation.
Although many know Chevrolet has supported the U.S. armed forces – and institutions such as the Navy SEAL Museum – for many years, most people don’t know: