US Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association

USVIHTA President Lisa Hamilton attended an informative meeting in March discussing rights for national guardsman as it relates to employment and what businesses are obligated to comply with. The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve website has links to excellent resources for employers and service members and their families. Resources include tips for employers, benefits of hiring service members and much more. Click here to view the Employer Resource Guide.

According to their website, “ESGR, a Department of Defense program, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee’s military commitment.”