PNCC has developed two
codes, the "PNCC Codes of Conduct" and the
"PNCC Code of Employee Discipline." It
contains the preambular portion or the "Declaration
of Principles", which details out the requirements
for the successful implementation of the Codes. It
starts with the commitment of the management in providing
for just and lawful conditions of employment, and
complemented by the principles that should govern
employees as they uphold the interests of the company.
The Code of
Conduct lays out the management expectations of ethical
conduct or behavior of employees covered thereby.
The Code of Employee Discipline,
on the other hand, enumerates the violations of the
Code of Cnduct and the penalties or sanctions for
each violation. Management maintains its inherent
right to discipline or dismiss employees for any offense
or violation contained in the Code.
The Code on Employee
Discipline, moreover, outlined the "General Rules
in the Imposition of Penalties," which are to
be administered by the Administrative Board, or any
supplementary Board provided for therein. The
Code also addresses the matter of sexual harassment
and illustrated the reach of "relatives within
the fourth degree of consanguinity and affinity."
Division heads were given the authority to discipline
employees for obvious offenses, such as absences and
tardiness, among others.
to the above are the "Safety, Health, and Environment
Codes" which detail out the penalties or sanctions
for specialized offenses or violations in these areas.