Sears - outstanding contribution


Staff member
May 23, 2001
Assume you have all seen the reports about how Sears is treating
its reservist employees who are called up? By law, they are
required to hold their jobs open and available, but nothing more.
Usually, people take a big pay cut and lose benefits as a result of being
called up...

Sears is voluntarily paying the difference in salaries and
maintaining all benefits, including medical insurance and bonus
programs, for all called up reservist employees for up to two
years. I submit that Sears is an exemplary corporate citizen and should be
recognized for its contribution.

Suggest we all shop at Sears, and be sure to find a manager to
tell them why we are there so the company gets the positive
reinforcement it well deserves. Pass it on.

Someone who received this decided to check it out before
forwarding and sent the following email to the Sears Customer Service

I received this email and I would like to know if it is true. If
it is, the Internet may have just become one very good source of
advertisement for your store. I know I would go out of my way to buy
products from Sears instead of another store for a like item even if it was
cheaper at the other store.

Here is their answer to that email......................

Dear Customer:

Thank you for contacting Sears.

The information is factual. We appreciate your positive feedback.
Sears regards service to our country as one of greatest sacrifices
our young men and women can make. We are happy to do our part to lessen the
burden they bear at this time.

Bill Thorn

Please pass this on to all your friends, Sears needs to be
recognized for this outstanding contribution and we need to show
them as Americans, we do appreciate what they are doing for our military.
That is a great program. I am glad to see someone in the corporate world thinks of the big picture rather than next months bottom line for once. Thanks for the info.