EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY
MMC Diving Services confirms that it is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all present and future employees. It is important that good employment practices are operated based on merits, abilities, and potential of individuals and are free from any arbitrary or irrelevant grounds, which cannot be justified by job needs or constraints. This policy covers all areas of employment; recruitment and selection, terms and conditions, promotion, transfer, training, appraisal and selection for redundancy. The aim of this policy is to promote equality of employment opportunities and discouragement of unfair treatment of employees and prospective employees on the grounds of gender, age, marital or civil partnership status, disability, race, colour, nationality, national origin, religion or religious belief, working practice or sexual orientation.
Statement of policy
The company wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, marital status, disability race, colour, religious belief or sexuality. Every step will be taken to ensure that individuals are treated equally and fairly, free from harassment and bullying and that decisions on recruitment, selection, training, and career management are based solely on objective and job related criteria.
Evidence of practice is that everyone has the responsibility to practice the policy on a day-to-day basis. The Director will be responsible for coordinating the implementation, monitoring and review of the policy. The Director has a responsibility to ensure that this policy is communicated to all staff. All employees will be expected to observe this policy and cooperate with its implementation.
Grievances arising from the issues contained on this policy will normally be processed through the company's grievance procedure and will be taken seriously by the company.
Personnel records will be monitored to ensure the effective operation of the equal opportunity policy. The Company will treat matters arising from the breaches of this policy seriously and will take action through the disciplinary procedure.