For Immediate Release: May 17, 2011
Contact: Robert Becker
Telephone: (712) 262-1971 x 126
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When The Troops Come Home – Will You Be Ready As An Employer and Community Member?
ESTHERVILLE, IOWA - The Lakes Area Employers’ Council (ECI) will be meeting on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative in Estherville, 702 South First Street, Estherville, Iowa 51334. All employers, human resource personnel, accounting, payroll, and other staff members are invited to attend. Featured speakers will be ESGR (Employer Support of Guard and Reserve) Representatives.
Featured program will be “When The Troops Come Home – Will You Be Ready As An Employer and Community Member?”
ESGR Mission (Employer Support of Guard and Reserve):To gain and maintain support from all public and private employers for the men and women of the National Guard and Reserves through education, consultation, and mediation.
• Learn steps you can take to assist your military employees.
Questions will be entertained by the various ESGR speakers.
• Discover resources available to employers with returning employees and their families.
• Refresh your understanding or enhance your understanding of the Law as it pertains to employment status of your military employee.
• Listen to a military employee discuss their transition from military to civilian life. What challenges did they face and what things were positive for them.
Pre-registration is requested by Friday, July 15, 2011 to Bob Becker, (712) 262-1971 ext. 126 or Robert.Becker@iwd.iowa.gov. The meal is free and there is no charge for the program. If you register, please attend. A certificate of attendance will be provided to attendees for recertification purposes. Approved for 2 hours of HRCI credit.
The Lakes Area Employers’ Council is a local employer group supported by Iowa Workforce Development Region 3 and 4, and is part of the statewide Employers’ Council of Iowa system. This employer’s group addresses workforce issues, and provides both educational and networking opportunities for employers and human resource professionals. Contact Bob Becker at Robert.Becker@iwd.iowa.gov if you have questions about this training session or about the Lakes Area Employers’ Council.