Policy on Prevention of Sexual Harassment

EWAC Alloys Limited is an equal employment opportunity company and is committed to creating a healthy working environment that enables employees to work without fear of prejudice, gender bias and sexual harassment. The Company also believes that all employees of the Company have the right to be treated with dignity. Sexual harassment at the work place or other than work place if involving employees is a grave offence and is, therefore, punishable.

This Policy extends to all employees of the Company and is deemed to be incorporated in the service conditions of all employees and comes into effect immediately.

The term employee refers to a person employed at a workplace for any work on regular, temporary ad hoc or daily wage basis, either directly or through an agent, including a contractor with or without the knowledge of the principal employer, whether for remuneration or not, or working on a voluntary basis or otherwise whether the terms of employment are express or implied and includes a co-worker, contract worker, probationer, trainee, apprentice or called by any other such name.

Sexual harassment would mean and include any of the following:

  • Physical Contact and advances. Or
  • A demand or request for sexual favours; or
  • Making sexual coloured remarks; or
  • Showing pornography; or
  • Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature

The following circumstances, among other circumstances, if it occurs or is present in relation to or connected with any act or behavior of sexual harassment may amount to sexual harassment:

  • Implied or explicit promise or preference treatment in your employment
  • Implied or explicit threat of detrimental treatment in your employment
  • Implied or explicit threat about your present or future employment status
  • Interference with you work or creating an intimidating or offensive or hostile work environment for you; or
  • Humiliating treatment likely to affect your health or safety