The [Company Name] Harassment Policy is designed to provide a safe, respectful, and inclusive work environment for all employees. We believe that this policy is essential to our company’s success, and we ask that all employees read, understand, and follow these guidelines.
- Harassment is any behavior that is unwanted, offensive, or intimidating, and that is based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other protected characteristic.
- Harassment is not tolerated at [Company Name], and all employees are expected to treat their colleagues with respect and dignity, and to avoid any behavior that could be considered harassment.
- If you experience harassment, or if you witness harassment, you should report it immediately to your manager, HR, or the [Company Name] Harassment Hotline.
- All reports of harassment will be taken seriously, and will be investigated promptly and confidentially, in accordance with the [Company Name] Harassment Investigation Procedure.
- If it is determined that harassment has occurred, appropriate disciplinary action will be taken, up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with the [Company Name] Disciplinary Policy.
- If you are found to have engaged in harassment, you may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with the [Company Name] Disciplinary Policy.
- The [Company Name] Harassment Policy is not intended to interfere with the right of employees to express their opinions or to engage in protected activities, such as organizing a union or filing a complaint with a government agency.
- We understand that our employees may face difficult or complex situations, and we are committed to providing support and guidance to help them make ethical and professional decisions. However, we also expect our employees to use their judgment, to seek guidance when necessary, and to take ownership of their actions and their performance.
We believe that the Harassment Policy is an important part of our company’s culture, and we ask that all employees read, understand, and follow these guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your manager or HR.