CSX Named Most Military Friendly Employer in Transportation Industry for Third
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 8, 2012
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX was recognized as the
number two military-friendly employer on G.I. Jobs' 2013 Top 100 Military
Friendly Employers ranking today, leading the transportation industry for the
third consecutive year.
"We actively work to hire the best employees to serve our customers, and that
means recruiting U.S. military veterans with strong backgrounds in team
environments, safety training and leadership skills," said Michael J. Ward,
CSX chairman, president and chief executive officer. "As we prepare to
celebrate Veterans Day, CSX is proud to support and employ the men and women
who have defended and protected us."
This recognition celebrates CSX's ongoing commitment to support the U.S.
military and its veterans – one in five CSX employees have served in the armed
forces. In May, CSX was also honored as a Most Valuable Employer for Military
Since 2006, G.I Jobs has issued an annual ranking of businesses based on
veteran recruiting practices. The publication examines more than 5,000
American businesses with more than $500 million in annual revenues. Out of
these eligible members, only two percent make the annual ranking. G.I. Jobs
ranks each company by weighted factors, including long-term commitments to
hire veterans, specialized military recruiting programs and supportive
policies for reserve member employment while off duty.
To view the full list of G.I. Jobs' 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers,
please visit http://militaryfriendly.com/.
CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading
transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck
transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately
21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states, the District of Columbia and
two Canadian provinces. CSX's network connects more than 240 short line
railroads and more than 70 ocean, river, and lake ports. More information
about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like
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Contact: Carla Groleau, 1-877-TELL-CSX
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