MIAMI, Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Republic Metals is proud to be the first company to receive the Above and Beyond Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Florida State Committee. The award was presented on November 10, 2017 during Republic’s annual Veteran’s Day luncheon, where veterans as well as Guard and Reserve employees enjoyed a catered lunch and received specially-minted Medals of Honor.
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The Above and Beyond Award recognizes Republic Metals’ superior support of Guard and Reserve employees through additional leave and wage benefits that go above the legal requirements. This prestigious award is only presented to companies where a manager or supervisor has been awarded the Patriot Award from the ESGR in the past.
Jason Rubin, President and CEO, Lindsey Rubin, Corporate Secretary, and David Strul, Security Director at Republic Metals Corporation, have all been recognized with Patriot Awards by the ESGR in the past.
“I am so proud and thankful for our Guard, Reserve, and veteran employees who have been and continue to be willing to risk their lives in service to the United States. It is our great privilege to employ and support these outstanding individuals at Republic Metals,” says Jason Rubin.
About Republic Metals Corporation
Headquartered in Miami, Republic Metals was established in 1980 and has since grown to become one of the largest and most respected primary precious metals refineries in the world. Throughout its illustrious history, Republic Metals has displayed excellence in precious metals refining in a manner that is considered environmentally friendly, as demonstrated through its long-standing ISO14001 registration. Republic Metals currently holds listings on the LBMA, Shanghai Gold Exchange, and COMEX with recognitions from the Responsible Jewellery Council, Conflict Free Smelter Initiative, and Ethical Alliance. As an LBMA-designated “Responsible Gold Party,” all business conducted by Republic Metals is performed in accordance with its stringent Patriot Act compliance and supply chain policies.
Republic Metals Corporation
12900 NW 38th Avenue
Miami, FL 33054
About the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
For more than 45 years, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) has been committed to encouraging employers to support service members of the National Guard and Reserve by providing meaningful employment and a supportive work environment as these honorable men and women reincorporate themselves back into the civilian workforce. The ESGR, a Department of Defense program, strongly believes that companies who are accommodating and supportive of our service members are critical to preserving the strength and readiness of our Nation’s Guard and Reserve, and as a result, the ESGR recognizes these employers with distinguished honors such as the Patriot Award and Above and Beyond Award.