TABLE OF CONTENTS
January 2, 2014 Edition
TYPES OF EMPLOYEES
GENERAL HOURS OF WORK
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
SAFETY AND INJURY POLICY
CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE
THE POLICIES IN THIS HANDBOOK ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL AUTO-WARES
GROUP EMPLOYEES AND ARE MEANT TO BE FAIR AND EQUAL. VIOLATIONS
OF THESE POLICIES WILL RESULT IN DISCIPLINARY ACTION UP TO AND
THE TERMS OF THIS HANDBOOK MAY BE REVISED AT ANY TIME BY AUTOWARES GROUP, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. WHENEVER SUCH CHANGES ARE
MADE, COPIES OF THE CHANGES OR OF THE MODIFIED HANDBOOK WILL BE
AVAILABLE TO ALL EMPLOYEES.
Auto-Wares Group is an equal opportunity employer. It practices equal employment opportunity with respect to hiring, promotions, discipline and other terms and conditions of employment without respect to race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, religion, height, weight, protected handicap, or genetic information. All new hires will be subject to background verification, a post-offer pre-employment exam, and drug screen. Auto-Wares will review modification or adjustment to a job or the work environment that will enable a qualified applicant or employee with a disability to participate in the application process or to perform essential job functions.
It is the responsibility of the employee to keep the employer informed of correct name, address, and vital information while in our employ.
All Auto-Wares Group employees will be categorized as one of the following:
TRAINING EMPLOYEE - New hire employees must serve a prescribed period of 90 days of close supervision and evaluation in order to assess their ability and adaptation. If the employee’s job performance is found to be unsatisfactory at any time during the training period, employment may be terminated. An employee is ineligible for any employee benefits during the training period.
FULL TIME EMPLOYEE – Hourly employees must regularly work 35 – 40 hours per week on a continuous basis following satisfactory completion of a training period. Salaried employee job description determines hours to be worked weekly.
PART TIME EMPLOYEE - Employees who work regularly less than 35 hours per week and have completed a satisfactory training period.
The employment relationship may be terminated at any time by either the employee or
Auto-Wares Group, with or without notice and with or without cause. No representative of
Auto-Wares Group, other than the President, is authorized to enter into any agreement or understanding contrary to this, and if the President does enter into such an agreement or understanding, it must be in writing and signed by the President.
GENERAL HOURS OF WORK
Unless otherwise assigned, the normal days and hours of work for employees will be as follows: WORK DAY - for full-time positions shall normally be eight (8) hours, excepting unpaid meal periods. Auto-Wares Group will assign employees to days and hours within the work week. WORK WEEK - for full-time positions will consist of 35 to forty (40) hours between 12:01
a.m. Sunday and 12:00 midnight Saturday.
WORK SCHEDULES - will be established for each employee by supervisory personnel who may change such schedules based on the needs and requirements of work unit operations. Supervisory personnel may also require an employee to work an unscheduled day in place of a scheduled day within the same work week, in which case the unscheduled day worked shall be treated as a modified work schedule and not subject to overtime compensation on the basis of a changed workday.
TIME STAMP - Employees are required to use the Kronos timekeeping system to record all beginning and ending work times, including lunch breaks. Employees have a scheduled start time and should time stamp accordingly. Employees must start working immediately following time stamping. Any employee