By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Coworkers recognized for support


On Thursday, a local real estate agent and her employees were recognized for supporting their National Guardsman coworker.

Bob Austin, ombudsman for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, presented Cheryl Jensen with the patriot award.

Austin said in 1994 U.S. Congress passed the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act. This act protects the jobs of those serving the county.

As demands of the serviceman became greater, so did the demands on the employer become greater, Austin said.

USERRA helps define and improve the relationship between the one serving and their...

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