KCI continues to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement
KCI is committed to fostering an environment that promotes and maintains equal employment opportunity. Our continued business success is dependent on recruiting and retaining the best available talent and continued compliance with our Affirmative Action Programs.
To this end, KCI's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination to all employees and applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin/ancestry/citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or any other protected class status, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Our US Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) policy applies to all areas of employment including: recruiting and hiring, compensation and benefits, promotion and transfer, training and development, discipline and discharge, and company-sponsored recreational and social activities, and includes an interactive process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who request a reasonable accommodation.
Additionally, as a Federal government contractor, KCI is required to annually develop written Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs) to review equal employment opportunity for gender, race/ethnicity, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. These plans are available for review by contacting your HR Business Partner or the Compliance department.
KCI is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation, and every KCI manager and employee is responsible for compliance with the policy. KCI will not tolerate any form of unlawful discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation in the workplace and will hold managers and employees who violate this policy accountable, including appropriate discipline and potential discharge. More specific information is provided in the KCI’s EEO Policy, as well as training materials provided for supervisors and managers, and in new hire orientation.
If you feel that you have been discriminated, harassed and/or retaliated against because of your race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and/or any other legally protected class status; you are encourage to immediately contact your HR Business Partner, the Compliance Department ,or utilize the KCI Alert Line at 1-800-279-3239. Complains alleging discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation will be investigated promptly in a confidential manner.
All of us, working together, can continue to promote and maintain an environment which is free of discrimination and/or retaliation, while encouraging the full and equal participation of all individuals.
Effective date 04/03/2014
Joe Woody, President and CEO, Kinetic Concepts, Inc.