Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Nicholson & Galloway, Inc. not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, Vietnam era and special disabled veterans, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status. We will take specific action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status. Such action shall include, but not be limited to the following: recruitment; hiring; compensation; training and apprenticeship; promotion; upgrading; demotion; downgrading; transfer; lay-off and termination; and all other Terms and Conditions of Employment except as provided by law. Our Controller has been appointed Director of our equal employment opportunity programs and will report directly to me on the results of such program. As Director of Equal Employment Opportunity programs, our Controller’s responsibilities include:

  1. Developing policy statements, equal employment programs, internal and external communication techniques and programs
  2. Assisting in the identification of problem areas
  3. Assisting line management in arriving at solutions to problems;
  4. Designing and implementing audit and reporting systems that will:
    1. Measure effectiveness of the policy and implementing programs including supervisors and management’s adherence to the equal employment opportunity policy;
    2. Indicate need for remedial action; and
    3. Determine the degree to which the equal employment objectives have been met
  5. Serve as liaison between the company and enforcement agencies;
  6. Serve as liaison between the company and minority organizations, women’s organizations, advocate organizations for other protected groups and community action groups concerned with equal employment opportunity.

To ensure adherence to this policy, performance evaluations for supervisory personnel shall include ratings on their equal opportunity efforts and results. Additionally, in furtherance of our equal opportunity commitment Nicholson & Galloway, Inc. shall insist that labor unions and other recruiting sources actively recruit and refer members of all protected groups for all positions; incorporate non-discriminatory provisions in all its contracts and purchase orders, and include the EEO logo, slogan or statement in all solicitations or advertisements for employees.