New York State Electric & Gas, a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., today announced it received the Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Above and Beyond Award.
The award honors employers who have provided active military Guard and Reserve employees with additional assistance to help offset lost wages and extended health benefits while employees are called to active duty to serve our country.
“We are honored and proud to support our military servicemen and women,” said NYSEG and RG&E President and Chief Executive Officer Carl A. Taylor. “NYSEG is a military-friendly company and we remain committed to helping these dedicated professionals succeed in the workforce.”
NYSEG has an ongoing history of supporting U.S. military veterans and reservists. Since 2014, the company has received several Patriot Awards from the Department of Defense (ESGR). The company was nominated for 2019 Above and Beyond Award by an electric line worker, who is currently deployed and serving overseas.