Manifest believes in a work environment that is governed by respect and is based on respect for human dignity, condemns violence and harassment with zero enforcement and takes the necessary measures to prevent, avoid and deal with such incidents.
Manifest recognizes that violence and harassment at work can constitute a violation or abuse of human rights, pose a threat to equal opportunities and are unacceptable and incompatible with decent work. For this reason, the parameter of recording incidents of violence and harassment at work has been added to the performance index of Employee Satisfaction, with the annual target of this parameter being set as zero.
⋅ “Violence and harassment” in the world of work means behaviors, acts, practices, or threats thereof that are intended, lead to, or may lead to physical, psychological, sexual, or financial harm, whether manifested individually or repeatedly.
⋅ The term “harassment” means any form of conduct which has as its object or effect the violation of the dignity of the person and the creation of an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or aggressive environment, whether constituting discrimination or including harassment on grounds of gender or for other reasons discrimination.
In Manifest we protect our employees and others in the world of work, including employees as defined by national law and practice, as well as working persons regardless of their contractual status, persons attending training, including trainees and apprentices, employees whose employment has been terminated, volunteers, jobseekers and jobseekers and persons exercising the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the employer.
To prevent situations of violence and harassment in the workplace, we make sure to inform our employees about what constitutes violence and harassment, where they can go and how they can deal with such an incident. We care about raising the awareness of our employees around issues of equality, equal opportunities, and protection of dignity.
With this Policy we provide contact details of an organization with which an employee can communicate in case he / she is faced with such a situation (24-hour line SOS 15900 of the General Secretariat for Gender Equality).
In the online media of our company, we post relevant material in the context of the vigilance and awareness of our employees, but also of the whole society and we promote the voluntary offer to respective organizations.
Through our Policies and Procedures, it is clear to everyone how everyone should do their job and what behaviors and actions are acceptable within the work environment, where each employee can record all the wrong texts of interest to the colleague. regardless of hierarchical level or position. In case of report, the issue is treated with confidentiality, discretion and in order to protect the dignity of the persons involved.
The measures taken to record and report incidents of violence and harassment are:
1) A separate communication channel has been created. Creating an email firstname.lastname@example.org , that all staff will have so they can report any relevant incident in writing
2) There is the telephone line for “our people” (211-3456747), which is another channel of communication.
3) The open-door policy implemented by our company and the ability of each employee to schedule a personal meeting with our HR Manager.
4) An authorized person has been appointed who has been trained to deal with such situations, who is the HR Manager and specific steps have been set to investigate the matter.