Human Trafficking Policy - English
Regarding Human Trafficking and Slavery
Kelly Services, Inc., as well as its subsidiaries, ("Kelly") has a zero-tolerance policy prohibiting trafficking in persons. This includes, but is not limited to, the following trafficking-related activities:
- Engaging in any form of human trafficking where travel is arranged or facilitated for any persons with a view to exploiting them;
- Procuring commercial sex acts in the performance of any work;
- Using forced labor in the performance of any work or coercing any persons to perform work or activites under threat of penalty;
- Destroying, concealing, confiscating, or otherwise denying access by an employee to the employee's identity or immigration documents, such as passports or drivers' licenses, regardless of issuing authority;
- Using misleading or fraudulent practices during the recruitment of candidates/employees or offering of employment;
- Using recruiters that do not comply with local labor laws of the country in which the recruiting takes place;
- Charging applicants/candidates/employees recruitment fees;
- Failing to provide return transportation or pay for the cost of return transportation upon the end of employment, for an employee who is not a national of the country in which the work is taking place and who was brought into that country for the purpose of working on a U.S. Government contract or subcontract (for portions of contracts performed outside the United States), unless the employee is legally permitted to remain in the country of employment and chooses to do so, or if an appropriate agency has exempted this requirement;
- Failing to provide return transportation or pay for the cost of return transportation upon the end of employment, for an employee who is not a United States national and who was brought into the United States for the purpose of working on a U.S. Government contract or subcontract, if the payment of such costs is required under existing temporary worker programs or pursuant to a written agreement with the employee (for portions of contracts performed inside the United States), unless the employee is legally permitted to remain in the country of employment and chooses to do so, or if an appropriate agency has exempted this requirement;
- Providing or arranging housing that fails to meet the host country housing and safety standards; and
- If required by law or contracts, failing to provide an employment contract, recruitment agreement, or other required work document in writing and in a language the employee understands.
Kelly does not and will not permit its employees, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, or other entities doing business with Kelly to engage in any form of human trafficking and the above activities.
Kelly prohibits retaliation against anyone who files a complaint or reports a suspected violation of this policy. An employee or other party who violates this policy will be subject to appropriate discipline by Kelly, including, but not limited to, disclosure of the violation to government officials, when required by law or contract, and termination.
Any suspected violation should be reported immediately through the Kelly Services Business Conduct & Ethics Reporting Program at 877.978.0049 or https://www.integrity-helpline.com/kellyservices.jsp or for Europe, https://www.financial-integrity.com/kellyserviceseu.jsp. Kelly’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and Kelly's Corporate Social Responsibility Policy Statement are among additional Kelly policies that uphold Kelly's commitment to social responsibility and ethics.