AGCO has been awarded the for their work in accommodating and hiring current military personnel and veterans.
Becky Richardson with the organization Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) along with Karl Koenig presented the award to AGCO representatives Tom Nutting and Robert Ciecko.
AGCO employee, Sgt. Ben Walker nominated AGCO for the award. Walker is a member of the reserves, an infantry member of the cavalry.
Richardson said the mission of the ESGR is to find employment for military service men and women.
“The real push has been getting reserve and guard members employed. Sometimes we will send omnibuses to businesses who are working through issues with an employee and work to resolve why those issues exist,” she said.
AGCO was nominated by Walker after he found himself looking for work in the private sector.
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