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Title: CODE OF ETHICS TRAINING


1
CODE OF ETHICS TRAINING
  • Logistics Applications Inc.

2
Purpose
  • Promote Ethical Behavior
  • Educate Employee Responsibility Enforce Policy
  • Instruct Employees of What to do if he or she is
    a Victim or Witness to Unethical Behavior
  • Ensure that Complaints are taken seriously

3
General Conduct
  • LAI Maintains Reputation for honesty, fairness
    integrity
  • Every LAI employee is expected to render honest,
    efficient, and courteous performance of his or
    her duties.
  • Employees are responsible and held accountable
    for adhering to all Laws, LAI policies, rules,
    directives, and procedures prescribed by LAI
    supervisory and management personnel.
  • All employees have a duty to report any evidence
    of any improper practice of which they are aware.
  • Improper practice means any illegal, fraudulent,
    dishonest, negligent, or otherwise unethical
    action arising in connection with LAI operations
    or activities.

4
Main Focus
  • Working at a Government Site
  • Security Confidentiality
  • Personal Appearance Standards
  • Off Duty Conduct Employment
  • Compliance with Laws

5
Working at a Government Site
  • Remember you are an LAI employee
  • Always identify yourself as an LAI employee
  • Meetings, emails, etc.
  • Take direction from your LAI Supervisor
  • Do not perform out-of-scope work that is not
    approved
  • Do not accept or provide gifts to Government
    employees
  • Immediately consult your supervisor if you have
    any doubts about the appropriate response to a
    situation

6
Working at a Government Site What Should You Do?
  • A Government employee
  • Directs you or other LAI employees to perform
    tasks outside the scope of the work
  • Tells you that even though its not in the work
    statement or in the SOP, its your job
  • Tells you to disregard a task or standard in the
    PWS because its not a priority

7
Working at a Government Site When in Doubt
  • Tell the Government employee politely that youll
    be happy to help him or her, but that first you
    need to consult with your supervisor
  • Discuss and questions or concerns with the LAI PM
  • If the request is legitimate, the PWS may need to
    be modified. This is the job of the LAI Mgmt
    working with the Government
  • Dont confront the Government employee or get
    into an argument about scope

8
Security Confidentiality
  • Protect LAI proprietary information
  • Employee personal information
  • Plans and reports marked LAI Confidential
  • ALL LAI financial information is sensitive
  • Employee pay / Other LAI rates
  • Budgets, financial reports, etc.
  • Secure sensitive documents in a locked cabinet
  • Do not store LAI sensitive information on a
    Government computer
  • Do not share LAI proprietary information with
    Government employees

9
Use of LAI/Government Property
  • Business Purposes Only no personal use
  • Includes
  • Computers
  • Equipment
  • Cell Phones
  • Vehicles
  • Badge (Misuse)
  • Supplies

10
Use of Communication Systems while Operating
Vehicles
  • LAI prohibits use of cellular phones or similar
    devices while operating government and company
    vehicles, to include leased vehicles. The
    prohibition includes the use of both
    company-supplied and personal devices, and
    whether the business conducted is personal or
    company-related.

11
Personal Appearance
  • Dress Appropriate to your position
  • Follow the Dress Code
  • Uniforms wear appropriately
  • Steel Toe Boots
  • Professional Appearance
  • Grooming
  • Hygiene
  • Good Personal Habits

12
Off Duty Conduct Employment
  • Conduct Off Duty is Just as Important
  • Any Violations Should be Reported
  • Report other Employment

13
Compliance with the Law
  • Drug-Free Workplace Act
  • EEO Compliance
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment

14
Drug Free Workplace Act
  • LAI prohibits Drug and Alcohol in the Workplace
  • Random Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Employee Assistance Program Available
  • Worklife Matters
  • Prohibits Alcohol intake during business hours,
    including lunch breaks and on LAI/Government
    Property

15
EEO Compliance
  • We do not engage in any illegal discrimination
  • against or harassment of any employee on the
  • basis of sex, race, religion, national origin,
  • pregnancy, age, marital status, sexual
    orientation,
  • veteran status, or disability.

16
Workplace Harassment
  • LAIs responsibility to ensure an employees
    right to work in an environment free of all forms
    of discriminatory harassment.

17
Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual harassment occurs when unwelcome sexual
    advances, requests for sexual favors, or any
    other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual
    nature.
  • Employees are encouraged to report sexual
    harassment offenses to their supervisor, Project
    Manager or Human Resources immediately.
  • In addition, employees should consider the
    following when faced with harassment
  • When confronted with harassment, clearly indicate
    that the attention is unwanted and uninvited
  • Remember that the harasser can be a co-worker,
    supervisor or client.

18
Types of Sexual Harassment
  • QUID PRO QUO This for That
  • HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT

19
Quid Pro Quo This for That
  • Harasser has position of power or authority over
    the person being harassed
  • Refusal to submit will tangibly affect the
    individuals term or conditions of employment
  • Something for Something

20
Hostile Environment
  • Unwelcome and demeaning sexually related behavior
    that creates an intimidating, hostile, or
    offensive work environment.
  • Subtle
  • One or several incidents
  • Intent of Harasser is irrelevant

21
Examples of Sexual Harassment
  • Requesting or offering sexual favors in return
    for job benefits
  • Comments, jokes, remarks, or threats that is
    sexual in nature
  • Discussion or passing rumors of sexual acts or
    involvement
  • Rating a persons looks or sexuality
  • Repeatedly asking a person out for dates
  • Using inappropriate or demeaning terms such as
    babe or honey

22
Examples of Sexual Harassment (Continued)
  • Unnecessary touching, stroking, grabbing,
    patting, hugging, pinching, provocative posing
  • Unseemly gestures or sounds such as licking lips,
    winking or elevator eyes
  • Displaying/ giving sexually suggestive pictures
    or cartoons
  • Cornering or blocking passageway
  • Clothing adjustments, massages or back rubs

23
Examples of Sexual Harassment (Continued)
  • Obsessive Behavior, such harassment can include
    unwanted
  • telephone calls, E-Mail messages, stalking,
    repeatedly following or harassing another person
    in a manner to induce (in a reasonable person) a
    fear of sexual battery, bodily injury, or death

24
Sexual Harassment
  • Document the incident as quickly as possible, and
    forward this information to the Human Resources
    all complaints must be in writing.
  • LAI will address the issue in a timely and
    confidential manner, and will make the necessary
    changes to protect the employee against future
    offenses or retaliation.
  • An employee accused of sexual harassment will not
    only be subject to disciplinary action up to and
    including termination, but may also be subject to
    criminal penalties as defined by the law.

25
Violence in the Workplace
  • Zero Tolerance Policy
  • No talk of violence or joking about violence
  • All weapons banned
  • Reporting violence

26
Reporting Unethical Behavior
  • Employees Responsibility
  • Follow the Chain of Command
  • Supervisor or Manager
  • Operations
  • Report to Human Resources
  • Directly (Harassment Claims)
  • Anonymously

27
Violators of Unethical Behavior
  • Will be subject to discipline including
    Termination
  • May be subject to criminal penalties as defined
    by the law.

28
Thank You
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