CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2013) - HR Plus,, a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for employment and background screening services and a division of AlliedBarton Security Services, has been awarded an Illinois Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve State Award for 2012. HR Plus' strong commitment to spreading the message of hiring veterans, reservists, their families and caregivers prompted the recognition by the National Guard and Reserve.

"It is an honor to receive this award from the Illinois ESGR as we understand the importance of hiring the men and women of our armed forces," said Bill Tate, President, HR Plus. "We will continue to share our military hiring message through our Hire Our Heroes(SM) recruiting initiative and strive to be a resource for other organizations that have, or are creating, military hiring efforts. The ESGR has been a valuable partner and resource for our military hiring program and we look forward to continued success with them in 2013."

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is a Department of Defense agency established in 1972. The mission of ESGR is to gain and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve service by recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of the law, and resolving conflicts through informal mediation. ESGR volunteers provide free education, consultation, and if necessary, mediation for employers of Guard and Reserve employees. Paramount to ESGR's mission is encouraging employment of service members who bring integrity, global perspective and proven leadership to the civilian workforce.

About HR Plus
HR Plus offers comprehensive employment and background screening solutions through a secure and easy-to-navigate web interface that can be customized to meet clients' needs and integrated into most human resources workflows. Core services include background screening, drug and occupational health screening, and fingerprinting. In 2011 and 2012, HR Plus was named to Workforce Management's Hot List of top screening providers, and in 2011, to HRO Today's Baker's Dozen. For more than 40 years, HR Plus has provided thousands of clients with quality background screening solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, HR Plus is a member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association, and Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association, and self-certifies adherence to the U.S. Department of Commerce U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework. A division of AlliedBarton Security Services, HR Plus is supported by the national resources of the largest American-owned and managed security services provider. For more information call 1.800.332.PLUS or visit


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