Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

This is to affirm the policy of Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. of providing Equal Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies thereof, specifically Minnesota Statues 363.

Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation.

Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. will take Affirmative Action to ensure that all employment practices are free of such discrimination. Such employment practices include, but are not limited to, the following: hiring, upgrading, demotion, transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, selection, layoff, disciplinary action, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and selection for training, including apprenticeship.

Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. will use its best efforts to afford minority and female business enterprises with the maximum practicable opportunity to participate in the performance of subcontracts for construction projects that this Company engages in.

Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. will commit the necessary time and resources, both financial and human, to achieve the goals of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. fully supports incorporation of non-discrimination and Affirmative Action rules and regulations into contracts.

Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. will evaluate the performance of its management and supervisory personnel on the basis of their involvement in achieving these Affirmative Action objectives as well as other established criteria. Any employee of this Company, or subcontractor to this Company, who does not comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity Policies and Procedures as set forth in this Statement and Plan will be subject to disciplinary action. Any subcontractor not complying with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action law, directives and regulations of the Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies thereof, specifically Minnesota statues 363 will be subject to appropriate legal sanctions.

Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. has appointed Jason Zins to manage the Equal Employment Opportunity Program. His responsibilities will include monitoring all Equal Employment Opportunity activities and reporting the effectiveness of this Affirmative Action Program, as required by Federal, State, and Local agencies.  The Chief Executive Officer of Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. will receive and review reports on the progress of the program.  If any employee or applicant for employment believes he/she has been discriminated against, please contact Jason Zins, Box 128, Shafer, Minnesota 55074, call 651-257-5019 or email, jzins@shafercontracting.com.

 

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