House Improvement Outlet Giants Honor Our Nation's Veterans Every DayThe Home Depot and Lowe's Companies, Inc., sign up with the Nation in offering our gratitude and gratitude to US soldiers returning from Iraq, and to all our veterans for their service, bravery and dedication to the conservation of our country's liberty. We salute them.
In a declaration concerning Home Depot's policies for military veterans, Jennifer King, Senior Public Relations Manager for The Home Depot, Northern Division, had this to state:
" Hiring military workers is important to The Home Depot, because the Company recognizes the dedication the military makes to protect our nation's freedom. We want to honor our military heroes by doing more than including them in our thoughts and prayers. We wish to honor them in our business practices, human resources and volunteer efforts.
We equalize the pay in between their military income and what they would have made at their tasks at The Home Depot, and we extend health benefits to all of our deployed associates and members of their households.
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The Home Depot strives to recruit, attract and retain the very best partners offered who are experienced, solution-oriented and hard-working. We discover that former military workers normally show these abilities and qualities. The Home Depot aims to employ a labor force that shows our neighborhoods, and armed force is a major part in a number of neighborhoods where we operate."
Clean Pro San Diego Katie Cody, Public Relations Specialist for Lowe's Companies, Inc., made this statement in regard to Lowe's policies for our country's military veterans:
" Lowe's is grateful to the men and females who serve our nation and, in fact, Lowe's wased established by a military veteran on the heels of WWII. So, we have a history of supporting the military for more than 60 years.
Lowe's provides a 10 percent discount to all veterans throughout Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Veterans Day weekends. We likewise have a 10 percent discount every day, all day, to all active, reserve, retired and disabled veterans who carry a legitimate military-issued image ID card.
We were named by G.I. Jobs Magazine as 34 on their Top 100 Military Friendly Employer List. Today, more than 14,000 Lowe's employees are veterans.
Lowe's has actually extended benefits for workers serving in the military and other work chances to military workers after their service has actually ended. We also take part in military recruiting occasions throughout the Country.
In 2010, Lowe's and Team Lowe's Racing partnered with the USO to develop the Lowe's USO Family Fund to support military households. Jimmie Johnson hosted a special performance, which ran nationally on the SPEED channel, to raise money for the fund. Group Lowe's Racing has likewise had a special paint scheme on the Jimmie Johnson vehicle to support the military almost every year since 2001, throughout the Memorial Day weekend NASCAR Sprint Cup Race.
The USO was a recipient of the Lowe's Employee Giving Campaign in 2010 and will be once again in 2011. Lowe's workers can choose to have a set quantity drawn from their income and Lowe's will match 50 cents to the dollar. We continue to work with the USO on a regular basis to support different programs."