United Rentals gets award for employing veterans
By Lewis Tyler19 May 2023
United Rentals has has been awarded the designation ‘VETS Indexes 5 Star Employer’ in the 2023 VETS Indexes Employer Awards for recruiting and developing veterans and the military-connected community.
The US-based rental company said nearly 10% of its employees are military veterans.
Craig Pintoff, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, United Rentals, said the company was honoured to be recognised; “We have a long standing commitment to veteran support, and this designation speaks volumes about the team work and culture at United Rentals.”
George Altman, managing director of VETS Indexes, said, “United Rentals, Inc. stands out from the pack as one of the best employers nationwide for veterans, members of the National Guard and Reserves, and military spouses.
“The number of organisations participating in the 2023 VETS Indexes Employer Awards more than doubled since last year – but even in this highly competitive environment, United Rentals, Inc. distinguished itself as a leader among veteran employers and should be commended.”
United are among 200 companies to receive an award. To qualify, companies had to complete an in-depth survey and analysis of policies and practices across five categories, including recruiting, development and retention, and veteran-inclusive policies and culture.