Freely Chosen Employment
Future Electronics does not use any forced labor, involuntary or exploitative prison labor, slavery or trafficking of persons. There are no unreasonable restrictions on employees’ freedom of movement in the office or work facility and there are no unreasonable restrictions on entering or exiting company-provided offices or facilities. Employees are provided with a written employment agreement prior to their start of employment. All employees are free to leave work at any time or terminate their employment upon providing the required notice. Future Electronics does not hold or otherwise destroy, conceal, confiscate or deny access to employees’ own identity or immigration documents, such as government-issued identification, passports or work permits, unless such holdings are required by law. Future Electronics does not require its employees to pay for recruitment fees or other related fees for their employment.
Future Electronics does not use any child labor. The term “child” refers to any person under the age of 15, or under the age for completing compulsory education, or under the minimum age for employment in the country, state or province, whichever is greatest. Future Electronics respects and abides by all applicable laws in regard to employing workers who are minors. The use of legitimate workplace learning programs complies with all applicable laws and regulations. Employees under the age of 18 do not perform work that is likely to jeopardize their health or safety, including night shifts and overtime.
Future Electronics respects and abides by all applicable laws regarding the number of working hours and overtime. A workweek is not more than 60 hours per week, including overtime, except in emergency or unusual situations. Employees are allowed at least one day off every seven days.
Wages and Benefits
Compensation paid by Future Electronics to its employees comply with all applicable wage laws, including those relating to minimum wages, overtime hours and legally mandated benefits. In compliance with applicable laws, employees are compensated for overtime at pay rates greater than regular hourly rates. For each pay period, employees are provided with a timely and understandable wage statement that includes sufficient information to verify accurate compensation for the work performed.
Future Electronics does not engage in nor does it tolerate any harsh and inhumane treatment including any sexual harassment, sexual abuse, corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion or verbal abuse of its employees. Disciplinary policies and procedures in support of these requirements are clearly defined and communicated to the employees.
It is Future Electronics’ policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate and promote employees on the basis of their qualifications and ability, without regard to race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other type of discrimination prohibited by applicable law. It is also the policy of Future Electronics to provide a work environment that is free from intimidation, hostility, unlawful discrimination, harassment and violence. Employees are provided with reasonable accommodation for religious practices and disabilities.
Freedom of Association
Future Electronics respects and abides by all applicable laws regarding the right of all employees to form and join unions of their own choosing, to bargain collectively and to engage in peaceful assembly, and also respects the right of employees to refrain from such activities. Employees can openly communicate and share ideas and concerns with management regarding working conditions and management practices without fear of discrimination, reprisal, intimidation or harassment.