Dr. Jerry Icenhower, Chairman of the Texas ESGR Committee (ESGR), joined John Kett to celebrate the grand opening of IAA’s Austin, Texas facility and to reaffirm IAA support of Veteran and Reservist employment. Mr. Kett signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve during IAA’s September 11th Patriot Day observance which occurred during a pause in their live and live-online salvage auto auction to buyers representing 110 countries who can access the auction in six languages. Insurance Auto Auctions joins thousands of America’s employers in pledging to:
- Continually recognize and support our country’s service members and their families in peace, in crises and in war.
- Fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA).
- Appreciate the values, leadership and unique skills service members bring to the workforce and will encourage opportunities to hire Guardsmen, Reservists and Veterans.
- Ensure that managers and supervisors will have the tools they need to effectively manage those employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.
About Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.Insurance Auto Auctions is the leading live and live-online salvage vehicle auction company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR). Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, IAA has over 160 auction facilities throughout North America offering towing, financing and titling services. With the most auction facilities in North America, IAA provides registered buyers from around the globe with millions of opportunities to bid on and purchase donated and salvaged vehicles. Since 1982, IAA has sold millions of vehicles through its weekly auctions for insurance companies, fleet and rental companies, financing companies, charity organizations and the general public. IAA also leverages its business model to assist hundreds of charitable organizations in the US through its One Car One Difference® campaign. To date IAA has provided millions of dollars in additional funding to charities by assisting in the processing of donated vehicles. Learn how we are making a difference by visiting www.1car1difference.com. With a talented team of over 2,000 North American employees, IAA is committed to providing customers with the highest level of services in the salvage auto industry. Go to www.IAA-Auctions.com to learn more, and follow IAA on Facebook and Twitter. About ESGR Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is a Department of Defense agency established in 1972 to develop and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve service. ESGR advocates relevant initiatives, recognizes outstanding support, increases awareness of applicable laws, and resolves conflict between service members and employers. Paramount to ESGR's mission is encouraging the employment of Guardsmen and Reservists who bring integrity, global perspective and proven leadership to the civilian workforce. As the 1.1 million members of the National Guard and Reserve continue to perform an increasing number of unique missions that require extraordinary actions on the part of everyday citizens, ESGR will continue to be the informational agency for the employers of citizen warriors. More information about ESGR Employer Outreach Programs and incredible volunteer opportunities is available at www.esgr.mil or by contacting Tom Bullock, Chief, Employer Outreach, at 571-372-0709, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve 4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 03E25, Alexandria, VA 22350 800-336-4590 www.esgr.mil