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Zero Tolerance for Retaliation

We do not tolerate intimidation or retaliation against anyone who raises a concern, makes a report or cooperates in an investigation.

Retaliation is not just malicious and contrary to our core values-it also undermines the culture of openness and trust we are determined to maintain. Any threat of retaliation can hinder investigations and prevent people from coming forward with concerns. Retaliation can take many forms and is sometimes subtle. It can also occur inside or outside of the workplace. In many instances, it is also illegal. Each of us has a role to play in making retaliation unacceptable and maintaining an environment in which we can all feel safe and comfortable raising an issue or reporting a violation.

We recognize speaking up isn't always easy, and we want to make the decision to speak up as simple as possible. Retaliation against anyone who raises a concern or reports a violation in good faith may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

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