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Air Liquide awarded the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion by the U.S. Department of Labor

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The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is a recognition of Air Liquide’s commitment to actively recruiting veteran talent and proudly employing our nation’s heroes.

The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who are strongly committed to recruit, employ, and retain veterans. As a recipient of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award, Air Liquide was recognized and honored by the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Martin J. Walsh, during today’s virtual award ceremony. In addition, Air Liquide earned the gold award as a large employer.

Air Liquide joins hundreds of other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who are dedicated to hiring veterans and ensuring a growth plan is set in place for individuals to utilize skills learned from their military service. To receive the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award, an employer must meet rigorous veteran employment and integration assistance criteria ranging from veteran hiring and retention to providing veteran-specific resources such as leadership programming, dedicated human resources, pay compensation, and tuition assistance programs. Air Liquide’s efforts to meet these objectives resulted in receiving this year’s award.

Sue Ellerbusch, Chief Executive Officer, Air Liquide USA LLC and Group Executive Committee Member, said:

“As we honor our Veterans today, please know that you are remembered every day of the year. Leadership takes many forms. Volunteering to serve our country is one of them. Thank you for your service.”

Air Liquide congratulates our employees on this outstanding achievement! To our veterans, Air Liquide would like to thank you all for your service and leadership. For more information on the HIRE Vets Medallion Award, visit