Everyone in our company should be hired, recognized or promoted because of their skills, character and work ethic. We would not like to see phenomena of nepotism, favoritism or conflicts of interest, so we will place some restrictions on hiring employees’ relatives.
To our company, a “relative” is someone who is related by blood or marriage within the third degree to an employee. This includes: parents, grandparents, in-laws, spouses or domestic partners, children, grandchildren, siblings, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, step-parents, step-children and adopted children.
As an employee, one can refer his/her relatives to work with our company. Here are our only restrictions:
- [We must not be involved in a supervisory/reporting relationship with a relative.]
- [We cannot be transferred, promoted or hired inside a reporting relationship with a relative.]
- [We cannot be part of a hiring committee, when your relative is interviewed for that position.]