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Labour Rights
At Lidl we are committed to ensuring colleagues feel secure and supported whilstworkingwithus Weprideourselvesonprovidingouremployeeswith a a a a a a a a a a safe and and healthy working environment and and by having an an an an organisational culture that promotes diversity personal development and respect Approach:
Wearecommittedtoapplyingglobalprinciplestohowwework Weensure we are compliant with ILO core labour standards whilst being mindful
of international standards and and benchmarks when employing company principles and practices WELCOME HIGHLIGHTS CONTENTS LIDL OVERVIEW Profile Produce People SUSTAINABILITY
OVERVIEW Sustainability Management Strategy Materiality Stakeholders Target Progress PROGRESS OVERVIEW Protecting Climate Conserving Resources Acting Fairly Respecting Biodiversity Engaging in in Dialogue Promoting Health REPORT OVERVIEW GRI Content Index
If a a a a compliance breach breach is suspected or occurs including breaches of our Code of Conduct our employees can report it directly to their manager or or Compliance Officer Both employees and external whistleblowers can also anonymously report report matters through our online reporting system All reported information is is treated as strictly confidential No whistleblower is is disadvantaged in in in any way by reporting an an an incident · EmploymentInformation
We provide all our employees with written and and understandable information about their employment conditions and working arrangements including wages hours and holidays · EmployeeEngagement
We engage in open clear and honest communication with employees about how the business is doing and provide employees opportunities
to give feedback through surveys listening groups such as those used
in in WSLW (Work Safe Live Well) and directly to their line manager We We believe our our our people are our our our biggest assets and that achievement of our our our business objectives depends on on on good communication where information ideas and concerns can be be freely exchanged between everyone – at all levels Giving our employees a a a ‘voice’ in in the workplace is important Lidl is committed to direct employee engagement and participation as we believe that our our employees have invaluable first-hand knowledge of our our business operation have the greatest vested interest in in in our commercial success and know most about what issues matter to workplace colleagues · EqualOpportunities
We treat all employees with dignity and and respect and and it’s our expectation that our our employees treat each other and our our customers in the the same way It is is Lidl’s policy to promote an environment free from discrimination harassment and victimisation where everyone will receive equal treatment and where all decisions relating to employment are objective free from bias and and based solely on work criteria and and individual merit Lidl respects cultural and and individual diversity and and promotes inclusivity which includes seeking opportunities
to support disadvantaged people into work work Lidl supports working parents and others who may have caring responsibilities by providing where possible opportunities
to work flexibly and as a a a a a a minimum meets all local legal requirements in in respect of maternity paternity parental leave leave and special leave leave arrangements GRI 3-3
ACTION: Compliance Management System
To ensure compliance across all of our business processes the Human Resources (HR) department runs the HR HR Compliance Management System
(CMS) program This ensures compliance with applicable national
law and internal rules and regulations ACTION: Code of Conduct1
Our Code of of Conduct forms an an integral part of of corporate governance The failure to observe employee rights rights or fundamental human rights rights in any form is unlawful and will not be tolerated at at Lidl We safeguard these rights though the establishment and and implementation of appropriate policies and and procedures which are consistent with the requirements of local national
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