Equal Employment Opportunity

1.     PURPOSE

1.1     To define and communicate the Company’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy and to ensure              compliance with Federal and State laws.

The Company has a strong commitment to equal opportunity in the workforce and believes in treating people with dignity and providing equal employment and advancement opportunities for all. The Company values the unique contributions that each employee brings to his/her role within the Company and considers the variety of perspectives and backgrounds that exist within the Company a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The Company is committed to treating all employees fairly, without regard to any characteristics that have no bearing on job performance.

2.     SCOPE

2.1     This policy applies to all employees and applicants of the Company. In addition, this policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hire, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

3.    POLICY

3.1     In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals; employment decisions at GSE will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  GSE does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

3.2     GSE will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

3.3     The Company will:

    • Recruit, hire, train and promote personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.
    • Make employment-related decisions in a manner that fathers the principles of EEO and are based solely one individual’s qualifications.
    • Ensure all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, tuition assistance, social and recreation programs, are administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran’s status or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.

 3.4     The Company will:

    • Post all legally required information and notices.
    • Establish EEO policies.
    • Monitor, enforce and support EEO to ensure compliance with the Company’s EEO policy, and federal, state and local requirements.
    • Conduct periodic audits and report to management on EEO performance.
    • Review all personnel actions on a regular basis to ensure equal opportunity exists for all employees.
    • Maintain a non-hostile, harassment-free work environment.
    • Investigate, discuss and take immediate and appropriate action on all employee discrimination complaints, and resolve these complaints to a satisfactory conclusion.

 3.5     This policy governs all aspects of employment.

About GSE

GSE is a leading manufacturer and marketer of geosynthetic lining products and services. We've built a reputation of reliability through our dedication to providing consistency of product, price and protection to our global customers.

Our commitment to innovation, our focus on quality and our industry expertise allow us the flexibility to collaborate with our clients to develop a custom, purpose-fit solution.