The present “Code of Good Conduct in the Prevention and Combatting of Bullying at Work”, containing certain principles set out in the “Business Ethics Code of Conduct” in use at the company, aims to establish a series of principles and values regarding the prevention and the combatting of bullying at work to be respected by all personnel at the company, including company bodies and the holders of management posts towards their colleagues and at the same time comply with the provisions of Law n.º 73/2017, of the 16th of August which strengthened the existing legislative framework regarding instances of bullying.
The present Code is applicable to all Timestamp Group personnel, covering all staff, members of management bodies and the holders of management posts.
The concept of bullying is understood to be any unwanted behaviour, especially those that result in discrimination in recruitment or at work, in professional training with the aim or tending to have the effect of disturbing or embarrassing someone, affecting their dignity or creating an environment of intimidation, hostility, degradation, humiliation or destabilisation. The broad concept of bullying includes sexual harassment, understood as unwanted conduct of a sexual nature of a verbal, non-verbal or physical type.
In the work environment or connected to it, company personnel should behave in such a way as to avoid any actions that might be seen as bullying as set out above in the previous number.
The Timestamp Group companies will not tolerate any form of bullying at work on the part of company personnel.
Any act of bullying, without prejudice to civil or criminal liability that may result from the same, will be subject to disciplinary procedures.
All employees at TIMESTAMP GROUP are obliged to report any breaches of the principles and duties consigned to the present Code.
The present Code comes into effect immediately, being published for all Company personnel.
Lisbon, on the 29th of September 2017