WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Friendly Forces, a platform that creates transparency around corporate military leave and connects reservists with the most reservist-friendly companies, programs, and professional development resources, is proud to announce its 2023 Top Reservist Friendly Employers. These companies have demonstrated their commitment to supporting and valuing the contributions of military reservists through implementation… Continue reading Reservist-Founded Company Friendly Forces Releases 2023 Top Reservist Friendly Employers List
Do you have to pay an employee on military leave? Generally, you only have to pay for military leave if you pay employees on “comparable” leaves. So what is a comparable leave? In Clarkson v. Alaska Airlines, Inc., the Ninth Circuit recently held the comparability analysis under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA),… Continue reading To Pay or Not to Pay Military Leave? Ninth Circuit Leaves Jury to Decide USERRA Comparability Analysis
We love to see it! A great step in the right direction!
Friendly Forces officially endorses the passage of this bill. It’s a no brainer from both a cost-savings and readiness perspective. Let’s also not forget about current recruiting and retention issues DoD is facing… Get it done!
Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, has two years left on the job to accomplish one of his biggest priorities — and biggest challenges. At the top of Hokanson’s to-do list as he quickly approaches retirement is securing free universal health care for the National Guard. Unlike their active-duty counterparts, part-time Guard… Continue reading Friendly Forces CEO Weighs in on Free Healthcare for National Guardsmen
WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers are leaving the Army National Guard at a faster rate than they are enlisting, fueling concerns that in the coming years units around the country may not meet military requirements for overseas and other deployments.
Steve Beynon and Military.com take a look at the how Friendly Forces is helping US military reservists.
The soldier is the 10th known Texas Guard member linked to the mission to die since its rapid expansion began in September 2021.