Employee Handbook

Purpose of Employee Handbook

The standard of conduct described in this Xpress Cargo, Inc. Employee’s Handbook is set forth as the company's expectation concerning the fulfillment of one's job duties and overall interaction with other employees, customers, vendors, visitors, owners, etc.

The company may seek to change the content of this handbook, and the policies therein and/or its execution at any time, for any reason and with or without notice. Employment with the company is “At Will” and may be terminated at any time by the employee or by the Company.

It is our objective, that each employee be treated fairly, equally, with dignity, and as an integral part of this organization's success, operation and growth.

This handbook is for all employees and is designed to enable every employee to be aware of our policies in matters that pertain to them personally, as well as the overall business.

No employee handbook can anticipate every circumstance concerning company policy. However this employee handbook is intended to serve as a guide on your journey to becoming a successful part of Xpress Cargo. Employees are required to read this handbook and comply with the policies and standards set forth herein.

This handbook supersedes all previous handbooks, statements, policies, procedures and rules given to employees, whether verbal or written.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 - Employment

  • At Will Employment

  • Equal Opportunity Employment

  • Open Door Policy

  • Employment Classifications

  • Adjustment Period - 1st 90-days

  • Personal Data Changes

  • Workplace Violence

SECTION 2 - Benefits & Absences

  • Employee Benefits

  • Holidays

  • Religious Holidays

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Benefits

  • Calling Off Sick

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Jury Duty

  • Voting

  • Worker's Compensation Insurance

  • Medical Leave

  • Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)

  • Intermittent Leave and Reduced Leave Schedules

  • Military Service Leave

SECTION 3 - Compensation

  • Time-Keeping System

  • Pay

  • Pay Corrections

  • Overtime

  • Salary Basis Policy

  • Business Travel Expenses

SECTION 4 - Work Conditions and Hours

  • Hours of Operation/Work Schedules/Flextime

  • ​Rest and Meal Periods

  • ​Safety & Security

  • Workplace Violence Prevention

  • Guns & Weapons in the Workplace

  • Inclement Weather/Emergency Closings

  • Visitors in the Workplace

SECTION 5 - Employee Conduct and Discipline

  • General Standards of Conduct

  • Attendance & Punctuality

  • Call In Procedure

  • Performance Management

  • Non-Fraternization Policy

  • Business Ethics and Conduct

  • Drug Free Workplace

  • ​Security Inspections

  • Drug & Alcohol Testing

  • Sexual & Other Unlawful Harassment

  • Hiring Relatives and Personal Relationships in the Workplace

  • Confidential Information/Non-Disclosure

  • Dress Code and Personal Appearance

  • Use of Equipment and Vehicles

  • Smoke Free Workplace

  • General Procedures for Contact with the Media

  • Computer, Email and Internet Usage

  • Use of Phone and Mail System

  • Use of Personal Communication Device

  • Disciplinary Procedures

SECTION 6 - Career Development

  • ​​Job and Performance Evaluation

  • Employee Referrals

SECTION 7 - Additional Information

  • Workplace Monitoring

  • Bulletin Boards

SECTION 8 - End of Employment

  • Employment Termination

  • Return of Company Property

  • Closing Words

EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM

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