We have envisaged the value and benefits of using different ideas, skills and experiences of personnel as major forces in driving the business forward, creating innovation and having excellent operational performances. We prescribe policies and practices that promote diversity within the organization. These include the Diversity and Inclusion Policy, the Employment and Labor Management Policy, and the Discrimination and Harassment Policy. Our aims are to prevent and protect employees at all levels from discrimination due to race, nationality, ethnicity, skin color, family origin, religion, social status, gender, age, disability, political thoughts and marital status, and to prevent all forms of harassment and threats.
Thus, for the benefits of both the business and employees, we promote compliance with our policies and practices by adhering to the following principles below:
- leaders must be open to others’ opinions;
- employees are encouraged to express their constructive ideas;
- working atmospheres and mutual respects for co-existence are enhanced on the basis of difference; and
- non-discrimination and equal opportunities are adhered to, and appropriate admiration of employees is practiced. For example, the ratio between the average remuneration of our female and male employees in Non-Management level is 0.96, which is considering nearly equal payment.
We also have a policy to encourage every employee to participate in the Welfare Committee. The Committee comprises employee representatives from all levels and business functions to provide them opportunities to suggest the Company on how to improve in terms of welfare, working conditions, complaints, and improper labor management. The Welfare Committee receives feedback and considers many suggestions to improve the organization. In 2020, 74% of all our employees in Thailand operations had already benefited from the improvement as suggested by the Company representatives. Additionally, the Company also supports activities and facilitates foreign workers on language issues, such as, announcement in their languages and provision of on-site interpreters.