Equal Opportunity Employer
unCommon Construction, Inc. (the "Corporation") is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and value a diverse workforce and pledge to provide equal employment and individual opportunity to all job applicants and employees. We know that our continued success depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the highest caliber of employees, regardless of their race, color, age, religion, national origin, gender, sex, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, veteran or marital status or membership in any protected group.
The Corporation strives to ensure that all employment decisions, including recruiting, promotions, hiring, layoffs, training, transfers, terminations, compensation, employee benefits, performance assessment, discipline, and sponsored professional and social activities are administered in a manner consistent with our policy of equal employment opportunity and in accordance with the Anti-Discrimination Policy contained herein.
Further, the Corporation will reasonably accommodate an individual's physical or mental disability when appropriate. Questions about reasonable accommodations are encouraged and not grounds for denying or terminating employment.
It is the policy of the Corporation to maintain a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere which prohibits discriminatory practices, including sexual harassment and harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, handicap, disability, or any other category protected by law. Harassment, whether verbal, physical or environmental, is unacceptable and will not be tolerated by the Corporation
The purposes of this policy against harassment are: to educate all of our employees about what may constitute harassment, to notify everyone who works here that the Corporation will not condone or tolerate harassment, and to establish a procedure which encourages anyone who feels they have been subjected to harassment to report such conduct to representatives of the Corporation, who will investigate and respond to any report. the Corporation's other grievance procedures do not apply to situations involving the conduct described below or this policy.
Definition of Harassment
Harassment is verbal or physical conduct that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion towards an individual because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, handicap or disability, or that of persons with whom the individual associates. For example, racial harassment includes harassment based on an immutable characteristic associated with race (e.g., skin color or facial features). Religious harassment may include demands that an employee alter or renounce some religious belief in exchange for job benefits; and sexual harassment is defined more specifically below.
The Corporation's policy is to prohibit behavior based on a person's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, handicap or disability that: (1) has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment; (2) has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work performance; or (3) otherwise adversely affects an individual's employment opportunities.
Regardless of whether any single instance of improper behavior described below rises to the level of harassment prohibited by law, it is the Corporation's policy that such behavior is inappropriate and offensive, and it will not be tolerated.
Examples of behavior that violate this policy and may constitute harassing conduct include, but are not limited to:
-Epithets, slurs, quips, or negative stereotyping that relate to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, handicap, disability, or any other category protected by law;
-Threatening, intimidating or hostile acts that relate to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, handicap or disability;
-Written or graphic material (including graffiti) that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion toward an individual or group because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, handicap or disability that is placed on walls, bulletin boards, or elsewhere on the Corporation's premises, or circulated or displayed in the workplace; or
-“Jokes,” “pranks” or other forms of “humor” that is demeaning or hostile with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, handicap or disability.