Synchrony Australia respects and values the individuality and diversity that every employee brings to the business and we seek to create a positive, open working environment wherever we operate. In relation to our employees: We are committed to basing our relations with our employees on respect for the dignity of the individual and fair treatment for all; We aim to recruit and promote employees on the basis of their suitability for the job without discrimination; and we do not tolerate any form of discrimination or sexual, physical, mental or other harassment of any kind towards our employees. To help us achieve our aims we have developed a simple framework of objectives, measures and actions that focus on the five key areas of people management and development: Attract – recruiting the right people, in the right way and reflecting the diversity of the communities that we work in; Retain – having the right rewards and benefits and work environment for people to want to stay with us; Develop – ensuring that people have the right skills to do their job and develop careers with us; Engage – connecting all our people to our goals, motivating them to achieve them and recognising their achievements; and Perform – having the processes in place to manage and continually improve individual performance. As an employee you must: Treat your colleagues fairly and with dignity and respect. Discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated; Follow all applicable labour and employment laws. Make sure you are familiar with any applicable local legislation – speak to the HR department for further guidance; and report any instances of breaches of our commitment to equal opportunities. Do not be afraid to speak up – we all have a responsibility to address issues that we become aware of.