Diversity/ Affirmative Action

The Ames Construction, Inc. policy of providing Equal Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment is in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies.

Ames Construction, Inc. will not discriminate against nor harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status with regard to public assistance, genetic information per 41 CFR 60-20.3 and 60.50.1-3, or military service membership.

As well, we 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.

Ames Construction, Inc. prohibits the harassment of any employee or job applicant because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, affectional preference, ancestry or status with regard to public assistance, genetic information, or military service membership.

The purpose of the Ames Affirmative Action Program is to establish employment practices and procedures that will assure all applicants and employees are treated fairly. Ames has developed specific personnel policies and procedures to assist in this objective and promote good faith efforts. Ames Construction Inc. will commit the necessary time and resources, to make good faith effort to achieve the goals of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

Ames Construction, Inc. will maintain a hostile-free work environment and good work conditions for all employees and supervisors.

Ames Construction, Inc. fully supports incorporation of non-discrimination and Affirmative Action rules and regulations into contracts.

Ames Construction, Inc. prohibits retaliation against employees who report discrimination, harassment, opposes a practice forbidden under the Retaliation or Whistleblower Acts; or has filed a charge, testified, assisted, participated in any manner in an investigation, proceeding or hearing.

Ames Construction, Inc. will monitor 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, or subcontractor, who does not comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations of the Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies, thereof, will be subject to appropriate legal sanctions.