· Treat fellow employees with respect at all times. No forms of abusive language, harassment and discrimination will be tolerated.
· All employees are expected to maintain client confidentiality and keep client information secure at all times.
· Employees are expected to have good attendance and punctuality with the exception of vacation and sick leave.
· During company time or hours of employment, employees are expected to refrain from/ or use alcoholic beverages. Company A has a zero tolerance for employees that use illegal drugs. Employees of Company A must submit to random drug testing if there is "reasonable suspicion" of drug use.
· Professional attire is to be worn during hours of business by all employees and managers.
· Take reasonable care of property owned or used by the company, and do not use company property (computer equipment/ internet/ telephones/office supplies) for personal purposes without authorization from management. Theft of any kind is not acceptable and will not be …show more content…
Training will be conducted by the Human Resources Department and should last two days, depending on the number of employees being trained at the time. The purpose of this training (in addition to your department and/or position training) is to focus on principles of good character, ethical decision-making, and respect. Within these principles, employees learn to treat others with fairness and strive for the highest ethical behavior at work.
During ethics training, employees will be given real-world examples of what is acceptable and unacceptable behavior in the work place. Employees will have an opportunity to role play and find problem-solving solutions[->0] to ethical dilemmas they may be faced with in their positions. In addition, employees will be given ample time to ask questions about any information covered during …show more content…
Any employee, who feels that he or she has been retaliated against or threatened with retaliation for these reasons, should report the matter immediately to a Human Resources Representative or any member of the Ethics Committee.
Updating/Improving Ethics Policy
It is the responsibility of Company A and the Ethics Committee to ensure that changes and updates to the Ethics Policy are made in order to stay up-to-date with the modifying of laws and industry practices or standards. Over time there are different issues and threats a company’s policies must address. We will also update our training programs and manuals to reflect the changes in any policies. If and when policies are altered, employees will be notified in the following ways:
· Company Email will be sent out to all employees. · Managers will hold department meetings to announce and clarify changes. · New inserts will be given to every employee to add to their Code of Ethics manuals at