It is the policy of Herring to hire well-qualified people. An integral part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons and administer hiring, working conditions, benefits and privileges of employment, compensation, training, appointments for advancement, including layoffs and recalls for all employees, without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or transgender status.
To implement the foregoing policy, Herring will consider qualified applicants from all sources to ensure equal consideration of individuals. Additionally, Herring will continue to maintain all Herring facilities on a completely non-segregated basis and will fully cooperate with all authorized individuals and agencies responsible for administering laws and regulations in the area of equal employment opportunity and fair employment practice. This policy extends to all employees and all aspects of the employment relationship, and all personnel are hereby directed to take all reasonable efforts to carry out the spirit and intent of the Herring policy. Violations of this policy by any employee will be met with appropriate action.
Herring shall disseminate this policy to its employees, and encourage indirect sources of job applicants, such as employees, suppliers, customers, and other contractors to refer qualified applicants.
The objective of Herring is to ensure that all employees receive equality of opportunity limited only by each employee’s desire, qualifications and ability. The objective calls for a work environment free of discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or transgender status.
Herring performs periodic monitoring and reporting to assess performance towards achievement of its equal opportunity objective.