CAGLAYAN REFRIGERATION is committed to achieving the highest standards of ethical business conduct in its production facility and throughout its supply chain.
These terms of business are committed to meeting the ETI Base Code, ILO core agreements and legal requirements in our country or the countries in which we operate, as well as local established industrial standards.
We expect both our suppliers and our suppliers’ contract manufacturers to comply with our Ethical Trading Policy and we aim to regularly monitor their compliance with these conditions. Our working conditions based on the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) basic law;
It is out of the question for the employer to force workers to work, to work as slaves, to work with debts or to force prisoners to work. Workers are not obliged to give money or any official personal document (identity card, passport, etc.) to the employer under the name of “deposit”. Workers are free to leave the workplace with reasonable notice and acceptable reasons.
All workers without discrimination have the right to join the trade union of their choice or to form trade unions to the extent permitted by national law and to participate in collective bargaining and negotiations. Employers should be open-minded and embrace the work and organisational activities of trade unions. Workers’ Representatives shall not be discriminated against and shall have the right to carry out their representative activities in the workplace. In places and situations where the right to organise and collective bargaining is restricted by law, the employer shall allow and not hinder the establishment of parallel procedures for independent and free organisation and collective bargaining.
The employer must provide a safe and hygienic working environment in the light of widespread and valid information on specific hazards and risks in the workplace. The employer is obliged to take the necessary measures to minimise the causes of danger in the working environment in order to prevent accidents and harmful situations that may occur during work, work-related and work-related accidents and health hazards. The employer is obliged to ensure that workers receive regular health and safety training and that these trainings are repeated for new recruits and workers whose duties are changed and to keep records of these trainings. The employer must provide clean toilets and drinking water for workers and free use of these facilities and, if workers need to bring food into the workplace, clean and hygienic places for the preservation of such food. The factory implementing this law shall assign responsibility for health and safety matters to a senior member of management.
When recruiting new workers, child labourers (under 16 years of age) will not be hired. If child labourers were previously employed, the factory shall establish policies and programmes, or participate in and contribute to such activities, to ensure that the child continues or starts a quality education during the transition period until adulthood. Children and young people under 18 years of age shall not work overtime, night shifts or heavy and dangerous work.
Wages and benefits paid for a standard working week shall be at least in accordance with the standards established by national and statutory authorities or relevant industry benchmarks. The higher standard shall prevail. In all circumstances, the wages to be paid shall always be sufficient to meet basic needs and shall be intended to provide some discretionary income. All workers shall be informed of their working conditions, including wages, prior to commencement of work and shall also be informed of their remuneration for the relevant period of work each time they are paid. No deductions from wages will be made as a disciplinary measure, even if permitted by national law. All disciplinary measures and practices will be recorded.
Working hours shall be applied in accordance with national and local working time criteria. Rules providing greater protection for the worker shall apply. In all circumstances, workers shall not be obliged to work more than 45 hours per week as normal working time and shall be allowed at least one day off in every 7 days to take a week holiday. Overtime work shall be voluntary and shall not exceed 12 hours per week. Overtime work will not be demanded regularly and continuously and will always be paid at the highest rate determined by law.
There shall be no discrimination on the grounds of race, caste, national origin, ethnicity, belonging to a particular geographical region, religion, language, age, disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, trade union membership or political opinion, or any other grounds in the hiring, bonus, compensation, training opportunities, promotion, termination, retirement status and processes and in the implementation of other personal rights of workers.
It will be ensured that the work performed is based on the basis of the labour relationship determined by national laws and practices.
Obligations arising from the regular employment relationship as determined by Labour and Social Security Laws and regulations will be implemented. Workers will not be employed on contracts with wages below the minimum wage and no insurance premiums and taxes. Legal obligations will not be avoided by making a large number of fixed-term labour contracts.
All kinds of verbal or physical disturbing behaviour, all kinds of bad words, all kinds of harassment and ill-treatment; physical disciplinary practices and threats in this regard and all intimidation and intimidation practices will absolutely not be allowed.
In the event that bribery is accepted, offered, instigated or promised, it immediately severs relations with the personnel involved in the relevant situation according to the instruction created within its own organisation. It does not discriminate among its personnel on the grounds of origin, colour, religion, sex or marital, familial disability or conviction status. It protects all data collected with great care and diligence in order to prevent the loss of data containing project or customer information or the transmission of data to 2nd or 3rd parties as a result of carelessness.
Managers, especially the human resources department, implement the procedures. Workers’ passports cannot be confiscated, personal belongings cannot be confiscated, workers can leave the facility outside of working hours.
Social Environment: Human environment, groups, social interactions, traditions, society, culture, etc. Environmental elements that constitute the elements of the concept of environment are water, soil, air, fauna and flora (plant and animal existence), natural resources and natural and historical richness.
Environmental protection: Environmental protection is the whole of the works aimed at preventing the destruction, deterioration and destruction of environmental values and ecological balance, eliminating existing deterioration, improving and developing the environment, preventing environmental pollution.
Environmental pollution Environmental pollution is all kinds of negative effects that occur in the environment and can disrupt the health of living things, environmental values and ecological balance.
The protection of democracy, human rights and the environment, education and charity, and the elimination of crime and corruption are very important to us. With the awareness of being a good citizen, we act sensitively as a pioneer in social issues; we try to take part in non-governmental organisations, public interest services and appropriate activities. We act sensitively to the traditions and cultures of Turkey and the countries where we carry out international projects. We do not give or accept bribes or gifts in excess of the intended value, etc. products and services.
The terms of this law set minimum standards, not maximum standards. Factories applying this law must also comply with national and other relevant laws. Where national laws and the regulations in these ethical objectives address the same issue, the factory must apply the regulation that provides greater protection for workers.