As an employment and recruitment service provider Niche 212 understands the importance of maintaining workplaces and recruitment practices that are free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment.
Our clients, employees and contractors expect us to be leaders in recruitment and workforce management and we understand that our influence extends to candidates looking for work, employees working directly for us, individuals working on assignment as on-hired workers and to clients seeking our advice and support. We therefore promote recruitment based on merit and fairness.
We recognise that a workplace free from unlawful discrimination and harassment will inspire confidence, creativity and general wellbeing which will ultimately result in improved productivity and better delivery of service to customers and clients. Our ability to maintain healthy workplaces is also critical to our capacity to attract higher quality candidates and present them to our clients.
Unlawful discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment, will not be tolerated by us and we encourage the reporting of any alleged breaches of this policy and related procedures to management and other nominated equal opportunity officers.
This policy applies to our recruitment and employment practices, including our recruitment systems, performance management processes, promotional policies, training policies as well as our remuneration and bonus structures.
This policy applies to our employees, contractors, volunteers and on-hired workers whether they are another organisations workers working within our workplace or those on-hired to our clients
This policy applies to all work within standard working hours as well as functions, events and training that are sponsored by us e.g. conferences and Christmas parties.
Where a complaint arises during the course of an on-hired worker assignment with one of our clients we will work with our client to ensure the complaint is effectively managed and resolved.
Whilst management of Niche 212 are primarily responsible for ensuring this policy is implemented at all levels of the business, it is important that all persons covered by the agreement understand that they have an active role to play in implementation. We may assign specific responsibility for implementation and complaints resolution to employees of the company.
Any person covered by this policy has a responsibility to report suspected breaches of this policy to management or other nominated equal opportunity officers.
We are committed to resolving any complaints fairly and effectively. All complaints will be treated confidentially, fairly and consistently, and resolved as speedily as possible.
Complaints shall be resolved in accordance with the Niche 212 Equal Opportunity Complaints Resolution Procedure and all persons covered by this policy are required to adhere to this procedure unless suitable alternative arrangements are agreed.