Schmid & Son Packaging, Inc. Human Rights Policy

Schmid & Son Packaging, Inc. is committed to upholding the fundamental principles of human rights within its operations. We believe in fostering a work environment that respects the dignity, diversity, and well-being of all individuals. Our human rights policy includes:

1. **Non-Discrimination:** We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

2. **Equal Opportunity:** We are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants. Advancement within the company is based on merit, skills, and performance.

3. **Safe and Healthy Workplace:** We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment. This includes adherence to occupational health and safety standards, regular training, and the provision of necessary resources to maintain employee well-being.

4. **Child Labor:** We strictly prohibit the use of child labor in any part of our operations. Employees are expected to meet the legal age requirements for employment.

5. **Forced Labor:** We condemn any form of forced or compulsory labor. Employees are free to leave their employment after reasonable notice.

6. **Freedom of Association:** We respect the right of employees to associate freely, join or not join labor unions, and engage in collective bargaining as permitted by law.

7. **Fair Compensation:** We ensure that employees receive fair and competitive compensation, including benefits, in accordance with applicable laws and industry standards.

8. **Working Hours:** We adhere to reasonable working hours, promoting a balance between work and personal life. Overtime is voluntary and compensated according to legal requirements.

9. **Training and Development:** We invest in the continuous training and development of our employees, fostering their professional growth and enhancing their skills.

10. **Supplier Responsibility:** We expect our suppliers and business partners to adhere to similar human rights principles. We strive to work with entities that share our commitment to ethical and responsible practices.

Schmid & Son Packaging, Inc. is dedicated to regularly reviewing and updating this human rights policy, ensuring its alignment with evolving legal standards and the company's values. We encourage open communication and collaboration to promote a culture that upholds human rights at every level of our organization.