The McDonald's Corporation board of directors fired the company's CEO after concluding that he had violated a company policy prohibiting managers from engaging in relationships with employees.
Revised statement to clarify that certain types of complaints should be handled in the manner specified elsewhere by the organization.
Updated to reflect GINA final rule on wellness programs, effective January 1, 2017.
Employers seeking to inform employees what may constitute a conflict of interest and that they have an obligation to disclose potential conflicts of interest and avoid financial dealings that present a conflict should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.
An employer may use this policy to clearly communicate its emphasis on high standards of ethics and on overall compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Employers seeking to ensure proper handling of media requests and communicate how such requests should be handled by employees should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.
Updated to reflect whistleblower immunity protections under the Defend Trade Secrets Act, effective May 11, 2016.
This section assists HR professionals in developing a strong organizational ethics program that includes reporting, training and investigation procedures. Ethics focus on conduct that is morally acceptable in a specific sector of society, rather than legally required conduct.
This How To explains the proper means of conducting an internal ethics investigation involving an executive-level manager.
HR guidance regarding ethics in the workplace.
XpertHR is part of the LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Group portfolio of brands.
The materials and information included in the XpertHR service are provided for reference purposes only. They are not intended either as a substitute for professional advice or judgment or to provide legal or other advice with respect to particular circumstances. Use of the service is subject to our terms and conditions.
Copyright © 2020 LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group
© 2020 LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group.