We are committed to fostering a work environment where all people feel valued and respected. We are proud of our workforce, where all employees can contribute to the success of the Company, drawing upon their unique backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences. In return, the Company embraces its diversity of people, thoughts and talents, and combines these strengths to pursue extraordinary results for the Company, its employees, and its shareholders.
We understand that in today's dynamic marketplace, a diverse workforce is imperative in order to remain competitive and to meet our customers' ever-changing needs and expectations. We are steadfast in our pledge to recruit, hire and promote individuals who best meet the qualifications of our jobs, without regard to age, race, national origin, color, sex, religion, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law. We are committed to the recruitment and retention of candidates from all different background, including current and former members of the United States military.
We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants, without regard to age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under state, federal or local law. We are also committed to providing a work environment free from any form of retaliation.
All of our employees are expected to make a positive contribution to our work environment, and to work respectfully and collaboratively when interacting with co-workers, vendors, customers, or other third parties with whom they may come into contact on our behalf.
All of our leaders are expected to support our diverse culture by encouraging all employees to work respectfully with their team members, to adhere to our policies regarding equal employment opportunities, and to promptly address any concerns regarding disrespectful behavior in the workplace.
By working together, we carry forward our shared commitment to an environment where all employees feel valued, which leads to better service for our customers, and ultimately makes us a stronger company. This is our way of life.