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Code of Conduct
At Experient, we have always set high standards for the way we conduct business – in areas from corporate and social responsibility to sound business ethics.
These principles apply to all Experient employees, however, they are not meant to describe the full scope of Experient human resource policies or practices. More detailed statements of policies, procedures and practices are contained in documents such as the Experient Employee Handbook. Employees are required to comply with all policies, procedures and practices at all times and are responsible for consulting their management if they have any questions.
Our goal is to ensure full compliance with these principles by Experient managers and employees and to ensure our Partner, Supplier, and Vendor community acts in similar accord.
Our global employment standards include:
Experient prohibits discrimination in any form and all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, status as a disabled or Vietnam veteran or any other protected characteristic as established by law. The policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, promotions, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions for employment. All employees are required to complete non-harassment training and pass associated tests. Managers receive additional training in detecting and managing instances of harassment and discrimination.
Respect & Dignity
Experient is committed to maintaining a respectful workplace for all employees that is free from any form of discrimination or conduct that can be considered harassing, bullying or coercive, including sexual harassment. All members of Experient, including part-time and full-time employees, temporary staff or contractors, are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct in the workplace and whenever representing Experient. Our employees are expected to extend courtesy and respect to all other employees and others with whom they come in contact on behalf of the Company at all times.
In our intermediary role between buyers and sellers, Experient is committed to business practices that are fair and equitable to all parties in each and every transaction. It is our objective to conduct our business so that our example raises the professional standard for third party providers and creates the necessary foundation for mutually beneficial long-term relationships with our clients and supplier partners.
Experient also requires all employees to comply with our Standards of Conduct. There are standards of conduct which must be observed by everyone to protect the rights and interests of each person and to foster a productive working environment. The Company expects and believes that employees will conduct themselves accordingly. An employee involved in any of the following conduct, a list that is not intended to be all-inclusive or exhaustive, may be subject to immediate discharge:
- Willful destruction of or damage to Company or employee property
- Theft, misappropriation or unauthorized possession of Company or employee property
- Violation of the alcohol and controlled substance policy
- Failure to carry out work assignments
- Fighting, assaulting, or threatening another employee or visitor on Company premises or while on Company-directed business
- Fraud, dishonesty or deceit or unethical business conduct
- Falsification of any work-related documents, including but not limited to employment applications, time records and expense reimbursement requests
- Any illegal conduct committed while on Company premises or while on Company-directed business
- Violation of the Company's policies concerning discrimination and/or harassment
- Attendance at adult entertainment venues while on Company business or while entertaining clients
- Inappropriate behavior toward our employees, clients or suppliers
- Any conduct which reflects negatively on the Company
Freedom of Association
Experient works to establish favorable employment conditions and to maintain effective employee communication programs as a means of promoting positive employee relations, such as: benefits offered the first day of employment, generous paid time off and holidays, wellness programs, scheduled leadership messages and a company intranet site to support employee communication.
Laws, Including Regulations and Other Legal Requirements
Experient will comply with all applicable laws and regulations in all locations where they conduct business.
Health & Safety
The safety of all employees is extremely important and the Company is committed to providing a safe working environment for all employees. The Company cannot meet this commitment without our employees’ help. We ask that employees always be watchful of and report any unsafe conditions or equipment. Work related accidents that result in even in slight injury or even when there is no apparent injury, should be reported to the appropriate supervisor and the Human Resources Department as soon as possible.
In accordance with all applicable workers’ compensation laws, all employees are provided care, first aid and emergency services for injuries or illnesses incurred while performing work for the Company. The Company does all it can to maintain a safe working environment; however, accidents may occasionally happen. Employees are required to report any work related accident or illness to the appropriate supervisor and Human Resources within 24 hours.
Experient also promotes wellness through various programs, as well as provides training on ergonomics and safety.
Protection of the Environment
Experient is committed to environmental stewardship and implementing sustainable practices as an integral part of our operations. We strive to minimize the environmental impact of our office workplaces and all the events we support, in coordination with our employees, clients and supplier partners. Experient operates in a manner that is protective of the environment and complies with all applicable environmental laws, regulations, and standards. Additionally, Experient includes in its management system programs to measure and control our direct environmental impact in the areas of energy conservation, greenhouse gas emissions, and waste and recycling management.
Forced or Involuntary Labor
Employment with Experient is at will. Employees retain the option of ending their employment with the Company at any time. The Company also reserves this right, and may end employee’s employment with or without notice, with or without cause. Neither the offer letter nor any other oral or written representations may be considered a contract of employment for any specific period of time.
Experient complies with all laws and regulations regarding minimum working ages and requires work permits for all school-aged workers.
Wages and Benefits
Experient complies with all state and federal wage requirements. In addition we offer our employees medical, prescription dental and vision coverage the first day of full-time employment. Additionally, all employees receive Paid Time Off (PTO) that encourages employees to maintain a work life balance.
Experient complies with all state and federal work hour guidelines. We post required literature in common areas. Experient also encourages employees to take break and meal periods throughout their day.
Experient makes available to all employees open communication channels for suggestions and complaints to management, including vehicles for anonymous communication to report ethical violations, issues, or infractions against our Code of Conduct or Corporate Responsibility. Submissions go directly to Executive Management for review and investigation.
Experient performs business audits to ensure adherence to our policies, practices, and procedures. We maintain records in accordance with local laws and regulations.