U.S. Secretary of Labor, Martin J. Walsh, recognized RedSky as one of the 835 recipients of the 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by the U.S. Department of Labor. For the 4th consecutive year, RedSky earned the platinum 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.
“We are honored to have many Veterans in our ranks at RedSky. Our Veterans are results-oriented leaders with a high moral compass. They make us a better company, and we will continue to work hard to support them.” – Carol Monroe, President & CEO
RedSky joins 834 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans while also ensuring they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service. Recipients of the 2022 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.
About RedSky: From strategy to implementation, RedSky is committed to developing and delivering mission-focused technical and analytical solutions to our Federal Government customers. RedSky was founded on the concept that we could support mission success by providing quality support, unbiased advice, and an informed perspective on customer operations. Our customers repeatedly call us to solve their most challenging problems, thanks to our track record for delivering effective, innovative, and efficient solutions.
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 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2023. 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.