Travelers recognized as military-friendly employer

"We have a long and proud history of supporting the military community"

Travelers recognized as military-friendly employer

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

The Travelers Companies has announced that it has been named a Military Friendly Employer and Military Spouse Friendly Employer by VIQTORY, a veteran-owned military marketing company.

Travelers also announced that it retained its status as a Military Times Best for Vets employer.

“We have a long and proud history of supporting the military community, and it’s an honor to be recognized for our efforts,” said Diane Kurtzman, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Travelers. “Through dedicated programs, employee resource groups and benefits, we’re committed to providing an environment where service members and their families can thrive.”

Travelers’ military-friendly initiatives include:

  • An employee resource group aimed at building awareness of veterans’ skills and experiences. Since its launch in 2013, the group has grown to more than 3,200 members
  • A recruiting initiative aimed at military spouses. Since 2020, Travelers has hired more than 200 military spouses. The company recently created a forum where military spouses can share tips, resources and support
  • A partnership with American Corporate Partners, a nonprofit aimed at helping veterans find civilian careers. Since 2010, Travelers employees have completed more than 700 mentorships with post-9/11 veterans
  • Comprehensive benefits for employees deployed on active duty, including full benefits in addition to supplementing employees’ military pay for up to five years of their deployment

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Travelers has also signed the Statement of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve at both state and national levels, the company said. It participates in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. The company has also been named an Employer for Outstanding Support by the Navy Reserve and a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon company by the Minnesota National Guard.

In other company news, Travelers recently announced that it had agreed to acquire cyber MGU Corvus Insurance Holdings.

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