named top military employer
Waste Management, Inc. (WM) was recognized
by G.I. Jobs magazine as a 2010 Top Military Employer.
One in 12 employees at Waste Management is
a military veteran, spouse and/or current reservist. Every day
a military person is hired at WM.
WM provides pay differentials to employees
who are on an involuntary military leave, equal to the difference
between their current base pay and their military pay. As well,
the company provides outreach efforts to disabled veterans through
Hire Heroes USA, Marines for Life and the Wounded Warriors project.
Recruiters and hiring managers attend military job fairs across
the nation every month. WM has a full-time employee responsible
for building relationships with the military and veterans through
outreach, sponsorship and recruiting initiatives.
Criteria for the G.I. Jobs Military Friendly
Employers® rankings is objective, quantitative, comprehensive
and looks at assets dedicated to military hiring (28 percent),
Reserve/Guard policies (18 percent), percentage of new hires
who are veterans (14 percent), veteran training programs (10
percent) and previous three years’ rankings (30 percent).