Zenith Print & Packaging Ethical Policy
Zenith Print and Packaging (ZPP) are aware that public welfare and the issues of ethical responsibility and are committed to the ethos and operational practices of Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) and compliance with the Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) for workers right. Senior Management have agreed on the implementation of this policy which shall apply to all ZPP employees in relation to:
Child Labour: ZPP shall not employ any person under the age of 16, any person employed by the organisation between the age of 16 and 18 years of age shall be classed as a “young worker”.
Forced and Compulsory Labour: ZPP shall not use or support forced or compulsory labour and will not ask for any money off new employees for employment and all employees shall be issued with a contract.
Health and Safety: ZPP shall provide a safe and healthy workplace, a Committee and Representatives will be appointed to review all aspects of health and safety.
Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining: Employees shall be free to join a trade union of their choice and ZPP shall not discriminate against those engaged in worker organisations.
Discrimination: ZPP shall not discriminate against race, nationality or social origin, birth, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union membership, political opinions or age. ZPP shall neither tolerate threatening, abusive, exploitative or bullying behaviour in the workplace.
Disciplinary Practices: ZPP treat all employees with dignity and respect and has zero tolerance of mental or physical abuse or inhumane treatment and as such has in place a disciplinary policy.
Working Hours: ZPP shall comply with the laws and industry standards with regard to working hours and shall issue all employees with a written contracts.
Remuneration: All employees shall be paid at least the legal minimum wage, sufficient to meet basic needs. Wages and benefits will be clearly documented within individual employees contracts.
Date: 11th September 2018