Line Creek Collective Agreement
Teck is committed to the continuous development of our employees, with a focus on executive development, safety training, new hire training, cross-training, refresher training and knowledge transfer. We follow the training courses for all activities related to staff skills development. These hours may include training provided by teak trainers and/or external consultants; It does not include basic compliance training. In 2019, Spanish language training, minée 101 training, executive development for new executives at Quebrada Blanca, frontline executive training and development, development and coaching for middle managers, development of emerging executives, business education courses and the pursuit of the Executive Masters in Business Education. The new agreement replaces an agreement concluded on May 31, 2019 that expired. The agreement includes approximately 554 unionized employees at Line Creek, represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115. Tecks` Inclusion and Diversity Policy was developed by the Senior Executive Diversity Committee and was supported by our Board of Directors and senior management team. The Directive reflects our commitment to promoting and promoting an inclusive and diverse workforce. Our focus on inclusion and diversity is in line with our company`s core values: integrity, respect, safety and courage.
This is also reflected in our Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Teck`s Global Harassment Directive outlines Teck`s requirement that the work environment be free from discrimination, including harassment and sexual harassment, as well as procedures for reporting and investigating complaints. The new five-year agreement replaces an earlier agreement that expired on May 31, 2019. The new collective agreement includes approximately 554 unionized employees of Line Creek Operations, located approximately 25 kilometres north of Sparwood. Unionized workers are represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115. We do not tolerate any form of retaliation against employees who express concerns. Any allegations of harassment or intimidation by others resulting from contact with the hotline or any other investigation into ethical or safety issues will be investigated and, if necessary, appropriate disciplinary measures, including termination, will be considered. The new collective agreement replaces another, which was signed on the 31st Our sustainable development strategy defines our objectives in terms of continuous improvement of diversity and labour relations in our companies. In 2019, we implemented a broad engagement with staff and external stakeholders to identify and prioritize global trends and issues and define a new sustainability strategy, including new goals for diversity and staff relations. In total, 56% of our staff is unionized.