Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Our Workplace

Menard Canada is dedicated to supporting equality, diversity, and inclusion amongst all of our employees and wholly eradicating illicit discrimination. Our aim is for each one of our employees to feel respected and to be able to give their best in an environment that respects diversity amongst its team members. Menard Canada, whose business is providing ground improvement services and solutions, is also committed against any illicit discrimination of our customers or the general public.

Fostering a Positive Workplace for Everyone 

Menard Canada’s purpose of this policy is to: 

1. Keep equality, fairness, and true respect for all who are in our employment. This includes temporary, part-time, or full-time staff members. 

2. Not to ever discriminate against anyone based on:  

  • Age  
  • Disability  
  • Gender reassignment  
  • Marriage/civil partnership  
  • Pregnancy or maternity  
  • Race (colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin)  
  • Religion or belief  
  • Sex  
  • Sexual orientation  

3. Oppose and avoid any forms of discrimination. This includes: 

  • Pay and benefits  
  • Terms and conditions of employment  
  • Dealing with grievances and discipline  
  • Dismissal  
  • Unemployment  
  • Leave for either parent  
  • Requests for flexible working hours  
  • Selection for any employment, promotion, or other developmental opportunities   

Menard Canada is Committed to: 

  1. Always encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace as a positive practice. 
  2. Creating a pleasant working environment that is free of bullying, harassment, and victimization or discrimination. An environment that promotes true dignity and respect for everyone and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognized, valued, and celebrated equally. This commitment includes managers and all other employees regarding their rights and responsibilities under the equality, diversity, and inclusion policy. 
  3. Take all complaints seriously of bullying, harassment, victimization, and prohibited discrimination by any fellow employees, clients, vendors, visitors, the public, and any others not listed here.
  4. Create opportunities for training, and development for staff, who will consistently be encouraged to develop to their full potential, so their unique talents can be fully utilized on the job.
  5. Make remuneration decisions about employees based on merit and work performance exclusively.
  6. Review our employment practices and procedures annually and more often as required to ensure consistent fairness and to also keep them updated in accordance with changes/updates of Act updates.
  7. Consistently monitor the make-up of Menard Canada’s workforce, including important demographic information such as age, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief systems, and disability, to encourage equality, diversity, and true inclusion and to help us meet our aims and commitments set out in the equality, diversity, and inclusion policy.

A formalagreement will follow this policy

This equality, diversity, and inclusion policy is fully supported and protected by the Government of Canada’s Human Rights Act, as well as Menard Canada’s senior management team, and has been agreed upon with all employee representatives.