CODE OF CONDUCT
Policy Prohibiting Harassment and Discrimination:
Broken Clock does not and will not tolerate any type of discrimination or harassment of employees, applicants for employment, or our customers. Discriminatory conduct or conduct characterized as harassment as defined below is prohibited.
The term harassment includes slurs, jokes, and other verbal or physical conduct relating to a person’s gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and/or other related medical conditions), race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, age, disability, military status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, creed, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law that unreasonably interferes with a person’s work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile work environment. Discrimination and harassment is also prohibited based on an employee’s exercise of the right to family and medical care leave, pregnancy disability leave or reasonable accommodation.
Sexual harassment is a form of illegal sex discrimination. Sexually harassing behavior in particular includes unwelcome conduct such as: sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, offensive touching, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.
Harassment by Nonemployees:
Complaint Procedure and Investigation:
Any Broken Clock employee who wishes to report a possible incident of sexual harassment or other unlawful harassment or discrimination should promptly report the matter to their supervisor or Human Resources.
Broken Clock will conduct an investigation as confidentially as possible. Employees who raise concerns and make reports in good faith can do so without fear of reprisal; at the same time, employees have an obligation to cooperate with Broken Clock in enforcing this policy and investigating and remedying complaints.
Any Broken Clock employee found to have engaged in wrongful action will be subject to the appropriate discipline, which may include job termination.
Retaliation is illegal and will not be tolerated. Any employee who files a complaint of harassment or other discrimination in good faith will not be adversely affected in terms and conditions of employment and will not be retaliated against or discharged because of the complaint.
Broken Clock will not tolerate retaliation against an employee who, in good faith, cooperates in the investigation of a complaint. Anyone who engages in such retaliatory behavior will be subject to appropriate discipline, up to and including job termination.