June 5th, 2007, Mobile, AL – Today MapuSoft Technologies (MT) announced its support for the National Guard and Reserve by signing the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Statement of Support. By signing this statement MapuSoft demonstrates compliance with laws that protect and accommodate employees who are members of the National Guard and Reserve as defined in the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
“MapuSoft believes the National Guard and Reserve members are vitally important to our country as they provide domestic emergency assistance and national defense. Therefore, we have signed the Statement of Support to pledge our willingness to support and accommodate our employees who are called to military service.” said Raj Johnson, President and CEO of MapuSoft Technologies.
“As a member of the Army Reserve, it’s a great feeling to have your employer backing you 100% in the event that you get called for a deployment. I truly appreciate the sacrifice that my employer makes by allowing me to serve.” said Dan Arzonico, Director of Sales at MapuSoft Technologies.
MapuSoft’s products OS Abstractor, OS Changer and OS PAL are widely used in the military and aerospace industries. OS Abstractor APIs give users the ability to effectively develop code independent of the underlying OS to protect software investment and to easily expand support to multiple operating systems. It consists of BASIC and POSIX components. The BASIC component offers a standard OS interface architecture that is flexible and intuitive for application development. The POSIX component offers industry standard APIs compliance for new code development and/or re-use of existing POSIX code base across multiple OS platforms. OS Changer protects user’s existing software investment and knowledge base by giving the ability to reuse legacy code on different operating systems. OS PAL (OS Porting & Abstraction Lab) leverages on existing OS Abstractor and OS Changer technologies and provides an Eclipse based IDE to easily port, abstract and optimize code on a host machine and run the application on different target OS platforms. A free evaluation of OS Changer, OS PAL and OS Abstractor can be downloaded at http://www.mapusoft.com/downloads
MapuSoft Technologies is the leading provider of embedded software solutions and services designed to protect software investment by increasing the customers’ level of software re-use in product development. We are working hard to provide software that is practical, familiar, and economical. Our products are royalty-free and available with source code. For more information on MapuSoft Technologies or any of our products, please contact us at 251.665.0280, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit MapuSoft’s website at www.mapusoft.com.
ESGR was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve component members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee’s military commitment. It is the lead DoD organization for this mission under DoD Directive 1250.1. ESGR has a national network of over 900 volunteer ombudsmen who help resolve issues between employers and their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. These volunteers, each of whom receives extensive training on USERRA and dispute resolution techniques, serve as informal mediators between the employer and employee and inform and educate the employer and employee on what the law requires and assist in finding a mutually agreeable solution. ESGR Ombudsmen have successfully mediated over 95 percent of cases in the past year. ESGR Ombudsmen are a resource for employers and members of the National Guard and Reserve, and can be reached via e-mail at ESGRMailbox@navy.mil or by phone at (800) 336-4590.
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