BridgeNorth requires all Board of Directors, employees, and volunteers to observe high standards of business and personal ethics in the conduct of their duties and responsibilities. This policy is created to encourage Board members, employees and volunteers, participants, and or other partner organizations, to report suspected or actual occurrence of illegal, unethical, or inappropriate actions without retaliation.
All employees and representatives of BridgeNorth must practice honesty and integrity in performing their responsibilities and comply with all applicable laws and regulations. It is the responsibility of all employees to comply with and report violations or suspected violations of policies, laws or regulations, in accordance with this policy.
No director, employee or volunteer, participant of BridgeNorth programs or services, or partner organizations, who in good faith, reports a violation or suspected violation, shall suffer harassment, retaliation or adverse employment consequences. An employee who retaliates against someone who has reported a violation in good faith shall be subject to discipline, up to and including termination.
A Whistleblower who makes a report that is not done in good faith is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
All reports will be promptly investigated and appropriate corrective action will be taken, if warranted.
Fill out BridgeNorth’s online whistleblower form: