Equal Opportunities Policy
The Companys aim is to ensure that all of its employees and job applicants are treated equally irrespective or disability, race, colour, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or marital status. The Company shall appoint, train, develop and promote staff on the basis of their merit and ability.
All employees have a duty, both morally and legally not to discriminate against other individuals. Thismeans thatthere shall beno discrimination on accountof; disability, race, colour, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or marital status.
Employees have personal responsibility for the practical application of the Company's Equal Opportunities Policy which extends to the treatment of members of the public and subcontractors.
Persons who are involved in the recruitment, selection and promotion of employees have special responsibility for the practical application of the Company Equal Opportunities Policy.
The grievance procedure is available to any employee who believes that he or she may have been unfairly discriminated against.
Disciplinary action under the disciplinary procedure shall be taken against any employee who is found to have committed an act of unlawful discrimination. Discriminatory conduct and sexual or racial harassment shall be regarded as gross misconduct, and therefore may result in summary dismissal.
If there is any doubt about appropriate treatment under the Company's Equal Opportunities Policy, employees should consult either one of the Directors or the Personnel Administrator.