9 November 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia recognized Eskridge Enterprises LLC as one of the 675 recipients of the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during an award ceremony at the U.S. Department of Labor. Eskridge Enterprises 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 job creators who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.
“I felt it was important to apply for this award to recognize the efforts of my team in recruiting and retaining veterans in our company,” Bob Eskridge, President and Founder.
Eskridge Enterprises LLC joins 674 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.
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is based on a number of criteria, ranging from veteran hiring and retention to providing veteran-specific resources, leadership programming, dedicated human resources, and compensation and tuition assistance programs – with requirements varying for large, medium, and small employers.
About Eskridge Enterprises LLC
Eskridge Enterprises LLC is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business specializing in the recruiting of medical personnel in a clinical environment for federal contracts nationwide. Clients include the veterans Administration, Depart of Defense, Federal Corrections, Indian Health Services, etc. Visit www.eskridgeassociates.com.
About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by leading businesses that demonstrate unparalleled commitment to attracting and retaining veterans. The 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Program will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2021. For more information about the program and the application process, visit www.HIREVets.gov.