1. Unwavering Commitment to a Respectful Workplace: Absolute Support, LLC places the utmost importance on fostering a workplace environment rooted in respect, integrity, and professionalism. We have an unequivocal stance against sexual harassment and retaliation. Every individual within our organization has the right to work in an environment free from any form of harassment or intimidation.
2. Understanding Harassment: Harassment encompasses a range of unwanted behaviors, comments, or actions that create a hostile or intimidating work environment. This includes but is not limited to:
- Unwanted sexual advances or requests for sexual favors.
- Offensive remarks about a person’s gender, appearance, or sexual orientation.
- Sharing or displaying explicit material without consent.
- Any behavior that disrupts an individual’s work performance or creates an intimidating environment.
3. Transparent Reporting Mechanism: If an employee feels they have been a victim of harassment or have witnessed such behavior, they are urged to report it immediately. Reports can be made to one’s immediate supervisor, a manager, or directly to the Human Resources department. Every report will be treated with confidentiality, ensuring the privacy of the individual involved.
4. Thorough and Impartial Investigation: Upon receiving a complaint, a dedicated team will be tasked with conducting an impartial and comprehensive investigation. This process will involve:
- Interviewing the complainant and gathering all relevant information.
- Speaking with any potential witnesses.
- Reviewing any related documents or evidence.
- Ensuring the accused is given an opportunity to respond.
5. Guarantee Against Retaliation: Absolute Support, LLC is committed to creating a safe space for reporting any form of harassment. Any individual who comes forward with a complaint will be protected from retaliation. Acts of retaliation against complainants will be treated as a severe breach of this policy and will be addressed with the utmost gravity.
6. Consequences for Breaching the Policy: Our commitment to a harassment-free workplace is unwavering. Any individual found to have violated this policy will face disciplinary actions, which may range from counseling, mandatory training, reassignment, suspension, up to termination, depending on the severity of the violation.