Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc. Receives 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award from U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized UTRS 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. UTRS earned the gold 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. “UTRS is very proud to be a Vets Medallion recipient for the second year in a row. One of our core missions is to support the warfighter. This support isn’t limited to the solutions we deliver to the Department of Defense. It includes providing career opportunities for those that have served our nation,” said David Zalcmann, Chief Operating Officer at UTRS.
UTRS 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.
UTRS is a technology firm that delivers a wide range of leading-edge engineering, technical, strategic and digital services to the public and private sectors. Since 1985, UTRS has provided a wide range of support to the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy, as well as the Federal Aviation Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and other commercial industries. Visit www.utrs.com for more information.
About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program:
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by businesses that demonstrate unparalleled commitment to attracting, hiring and retaining veterans. The 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2022. For more information about the program and the application process, visit HIREVets.gov.
There are different awards for large employers (500-plus employees), medium employers (51-499 employees), and small employers (50 or fewer employees). Additionally, there are two award tiers: platinum and gold.