Loper Machine Human Rights Policy
Loper Machine is committed to upholding and respecting human rights in all aspects of its operations. We recognize the importance of promoting and protecting the fundamental rights and dignity of all individuals, including employees, contractors, suppliers, customers, and stakeholders. This policy outlines our commitment to human rights and serves as a framework for our actions and decision-making processes.
2. Compliance with Laws and Standards
Loper Machine is dedicated to complying with all applicable international and national laws, regulations, and standards related to human rights. We will actively monitor and adapt our practices to ensure compliance and seek to exceed minimum legal requirements wherever possible.
3. Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity
We value diversity and inclusivity and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals, regardless of race, color, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, or any other protected characteristic. Discrimination, harassment, or any form of unfair treatment will not be tolerated.
4. Workplace Health and Safety
We are dedicated to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all employees and contractors. This includes regular risk assessments, training, and the provision of necessary resources to prevent accidents and promote physical and mental well-being.
5. Forced Labor and Child Labor
Loper Machine strictly prohibits the use of forced labor, modern slavery, and child labor in any form. We will conduct due diligence to ensure that our supply chain partners also adhere to these principles.
6. Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
Employees have the right to freely associate and engage in collective bargaining as provided by local laws. We will respect and support the exercise of these rights.
7. Fair Compensation
We are committed to providing fair and competitive compensation that meets or exceeds legal requirements. This includes wages, benefits, and other forms of remuneration.
8. Employee Development and Training
We will invest in the professional development and training of our employees to enhance their skills, knowledge, and career opportunities.
9. Environmental Stewardship
We recognize that environmental rights are integral to human rights. Loper Machine is committed to conducting its operations in an environmentally responsible manner, minimizing negative impacts, and promoting sustainability.
10. Grievance Mechanisms
We will establish effective grievance mechanisms to allow individuals, including employees and stakeholders, to voice concerns related to human rights issues. All concerns will be handled promptly, confidentially, and impartially.
11. Continuous Improvement and Reporting
Loper Machine will regularly review and improve this Human Rights Policy to ensure its effectiveness. We will also provide transparent reporting on our progress towards upholding human rights.
12. Communication and Training
We will communicate this policy to all employees, contractors, and stakeholders, and provide training to ensure understanding and compliance.
13. Responsibility and Accountability
All levels of management within Loper Machine are responsible for implementing and upholding this Human Rights Policy. Violations of this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or business relationships.
Kevin R. Smolenski