Bombardier expects the supplier to comply, as a minimum, with all applicable local laws and regulations related to labour and employment including, but not limited to, minimum wage, maximum hours of work, days of rest, compensation, freedom of association, right to organize and collective bargaining.
Furthermore, Bombardier expects the supplier to comply with the following principles:
Bombardier will not engage in nor support the use of child labour. The supplier is expected not to use child labour. By child labour, it means employees under the age of 15 years old. However, for employment or work which by its nature or circumstances is not suitable for a person under the age of 18 years old, child labour shall mean employees under the age of 18 years old.
Forced or Compulsory Labour
Bombardier will not engage in nor support the use of forced or compulsory labour. The supplier is expected not to exact any work or service from any person under the menace of any penalty.
For example, the supplier’s employees must be free to leave work or terminate their employment with reasonable notice, and they are not required to surrender any government issued identification, passports or work permits as a condition of employment.
Freedom of Association
The supplier is expected to recognize the principle of freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining.
Respect and Dignity
The supplier is expected to treat all employees fairly, ethically, respectfully and with dignity. The supplier must protect its employees from harassment, bullying and victimization in the workplace, including all forms of sexual, physical and psychological abuse.
Bombardier supports diversity and employment equity. The supplier is expected to offer equal employment opportunities and compensation without any discrimination, unless such discrimination is based on the inherent requirements of the job or in the course of a program to promote diversity.