Corporate Principles express our conviction that our company's
success depends on the talent and performance of dedicated
employees. In adopting the present policy, Taj Pharmaceuticals
commits itself to the employment practices set out in this
Directive which also defines the company's expectations
towards its current and future employees.
Taj Pharmaceuticals strives to be a company that enjoys the
pride of its employees by offering an innovative, ethical,
growth-oriented and challenging workplace with the expectation
that everybody contributes to the results and shares in the
success of the company.
We are committed to promoting mutual respect, trust and
integrity. We believe each employee is entitled to fair,
courteous and dignified treatment during the hiring process,
while employed and at the end of employment. Taj
Pharmaceuticals takes suitable measures to ensure that the
rights of employees within the company are adequately
The practices set out in this policy are general and establish
a uniform minimum standard to be applied by all Taj
Pharmaceuticals companies and employees.
Recruitment, Promotion and Development of Talent
We recruit and promote people based on their suitability for
the position and potential to make future contributions.
We recognize the value that employees create for the company.
Taj Pharmaceuticals takes appropriate action to gain the
benefit of effective and efficient knowledge sharing within
and across work teams.
Taj Pharmaceuticals also provides on-going training and
development. Each local site has its own policy on training,
aligned to local needs and labour laws. We also provide global
training programmers in a variety of areas, such as people
management and leadership.
The annual performance appraisal provides an opportunity to
We consider information-sharing and open communication as key
for achieving our goals. All employees have the right and are
encouraged to actively communicate with superiors and
colleagues. Two-way communication is also an essential part of
regular and informal feedback and performance reviews.
We remunerate according to the skills, performance and
experience of our employees based on local competitive
conditions. We also offer benefits in accordance with local
market practices. We provide our employees with benefits to
help prevent and protect against illness and injuries at work.
We also support our employees in building financial provisions
for their retirement in accordance with local labour and
social security laws and market practices.
Taj Pharmaceuticals connects people. We recognize that the
diversity of our people is a source of strength. The differing
backgrounds, culture, language and ideas of our people help us
to maintain a competitive edge through innovation.
Prohibition of Discrimination
Taj Pharmaceuticals does not tolerate discrimination in the
workplace based on gender, race, age, colour, religion,
marital status, sexual orientation, national origin,
disability or any other characteristics protected by
applicable laws where Taj Pharmaceuticals operates.
No Acceptance of Harassment
We do not tolerate any mental, physical or sexual harassment
or any other infringement that violates an employee's right to
dignity and respect in the workplace. In the case of
harassment, the responsible Taj Pharmaceuticals superior has
to ensure its termination and assess the appropriate action
to be taken. Employees are encouraged to report any instance
of harassment to their supervisor or HR manager immediately.
Forced and Child Labour
Taj Pharmaceuticals is against all forms of forced and
compulsory labour. Taj Pharmaceuticals does not accept the
employment of children except under circumstances that protect
their welfare and as permitted by law.
Health, Safety and Environmental Protection
Taj Pharmaceuticals is committed to protecting the health and
safety of its employees and others potentially affected by Taj
Pharmaceutical's activities. Equally, Taj Pharmaceuticals
employees must comply with health, safety and environmental
protection regulations in force at Taj Pharmaceuticals.
Freedom of Affiliation
We respect the right of all employees to join any legally
recognised employee association and will comply with any laws
relating to employee representation. Wherever there is an
employee representation, we strive to maintain an open
dialogue with these delegations.
All employees should respect Taj Pharmaceutical's corporate
values and principles. They are expected to be committed to
Taj Pharmaceuticals, to behave ethically and within the law
and to treat fellow employees with mutual trust and respect.
Our people are expected to conduct the company's business with
honesty and integrity and in a professional manner that
fosters the company's reputation. Taj Pharmaceuticals
employees handle confidential information with due care and
skill, acting in the interests of Taj Pharmaceuticals.
Employees are to seek advice and direction when the
requirements of the law or of good business practice appear
Taj Pharmaceuticals is committed to upholding this employment
policy and making it live. Likewise the company expects all
employees to act in accordance with the policy. If any
employee suspects this policy is being violated, they should
bring this to their superior's or human resource contact's
attention immediately. The responsible Taj Pharmaceuticals
superior has to take the necessary steps to terminate
violation of any provision of this Directive. No employee will
be disadvantaged if she/he reports a violation or demands the
application of this employment policy.
All Taj Pharmaceuticals companies have individually to ensure
that this employment policy is properly implemented in their
local employment practices and will ensure that all local
policies are developed and communicated to meet the minimum
standards. In determining the appropriate local employment
practice, they assess the prevailing parameters and inform all
Our Corporate Compliance Officer is charged with upholding the
Taj Pharmaceuticals Corporate Principles around the globe and
in this function also supervises the implementation of this
Directive. The Corporate Compliance Officer reports directly
to the Board of Directors.
Entry into Force
This Employment Policy was adopted since the incorporation of
our Prestigious organization.