EMPLOYEE HANDBOOKFOREWARDWelcome to Front Range Action Sports! We want our employees to know that they are appreciated and respected. This handbook provides basic information and guidelines. Use it as a resource for policies andguidelines. For more comprehensive information or to address a particular situation, please contact the Human Resources department. and policies contained in this handbook may be changed or discontinued periodically. You will be informed of these modifications as they occur.DIVERSITYEqual Employment Opportunity PolicyFront Range Action Sports, in full accordance with the law; provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected classification. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, compensation, training, placement, promotion, layoff, recall transfer, leaves of absence, and termination.The company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Any actions that prevent employees from performing their expected job duties will not be tolerated.Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments ActThe Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA), are federal laws that prohibit employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against applicants and individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations must be provided, when deemed necessary, so that these individuals can perform the essential duties of the position.Front Range Action Sports complies with all federal and state laws regarding employees with disabilities.The company will accommodate qualified individuals unless doing so causes danger to these individuals or others in the workplace. Direct any questions to the Human Resources department.EMPLOYMENTThis section explains the employment classifications within the company. Nonexempt employees are covered by the Fair Labor Stands Act. They are not exempt from the requirements related to overtime and minimum wage. Exempt employees hold jobs that meet the standards and criteria established by the Fair Labor Standards Act—such as administrators, managers, and technical staff. These employees are exempt from the overtime and minimum wage provisions of the act.
Front Range Action Sports has established the following categories for both nonexempt and exempt employees.Full-time, regular: Work at least 37.5 hours every week.Full-time, temporary: Serve as interim replacements working a full-time schedule for a limited duration in order to complete a specific project.Part-time, regular: Work at least 20 hours every week, but less than 37.5 hours.Part-time, temporary: Serve as interim replacements working less than 37.5 hours per week for a limited duration in order to complete a specific project.WORKPLACE SAFETYDrug-Free WorkplaceFront Range Action Sports has a strong commitment to provide a safe environment for employees. Drug and alcohol abuse can pose a threat to the safety and health of workers as well as risk the security of our equipment and facilities. Please review the company’s policy in the supplemental document you received when you were hired.SafetyAll employees are required to perform tasks in a safe and efficient manner, complying with all federal, state, and local safety and health regulations and program standards.Smoke-Free WorkplaceSmoking on all company premises is prohibited. The law defines smoking as the “act of lighting, smoking,or carrying a lighted or smoldering cigar, cigarette, or pipe of any kind.”The smoke free workplace policy applies to:All employeesAll visitors to company premisesAll vehicles leased or owned by the companyAll conferences and meeting of the company held off-siteWORKPLACE EXPECTATIONSConfidentialityIt is the policy of Front Range Actions Sports that all information considered confidential will only be disclosed to employees, customers, suppliers, or other outside parties with whom we do business on a “need to know” basis.Electronic Communication and Internet UseEquipment owned by Front Range Action Sports and the related services provided by the company, including email and Internet access, may not be used for transmitting, retrieving, or storing communications that are defamatory, discriminatory, harassing, or pornographic in nature. Employees may not copy, retrieve, modify, or forward copyrighted materials, except with permission or as a single copy for reference only. Internal and external email messages are considered business records and may be used in the case of litigation.
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