We collect and use personal information about Associates, candidates, and their beneficiaries and dependents to support workforce management; recruit Associates; manage and improve employment relationships; conduct workforce analytics; communicate with Associates, candidates, and others; monitor use of technology; administer Associate-related plans and programs; comply with applicable laws and regulations; protect the security and integrity of our systems, processes, and business; promote workplace safety; fulfill our obligations to Associates and others; and to otherwise support our business operations.
Here are some examples of how we use the information we collect:
Our workforce management activities include managing work activities and personnel, recruitment, appraisals, performance management, promotions and succession planning, transfers, rehiring, administering salary, compensation administration and reviews, wages, bonuses, and other awards, equity plan (such as stock options, stock grants, and stock purchase plan) participation and administration, processing accounts payable and receivable for associates and contractors, healthcare benefits, retirement savings plans, training, leave, managing disability and sickness leave and accommodations, honoring other contractual benefits, providing employment confirmations, loans, performing associate surveys, performing background checks, managing disciplinary matters, grievances and terminations, reviewing employment decisions, making business travel arrangements, planning and monitoring of training requirements and career development activities and skills, and creating and maintaining one or more internal associate directories.
Our workforce analytics activities include supporting the workforce management activities referenced above, data security, and other operational activities.
Our communications activities include facilitating communication with Associates, ensuring business continuity, property management (e.g. laptops and mobile phones), providing employment confirmations, protecting the health and safety of associates and others, identifying and providing reasonable accommodations, safeguarding IT infrastructure, office equipment and other property, and communicating with your nominated contacts in an emergency.
Our administration of Associate-related plans includes both: (1) daily activities between managers and Associates, including the fair implementation of associate evaluation procedures and financial reward incentives, and (2) the efficient and responsible management of associate services, access to Company resources, associate and family-related health care, retirement/401(k) and associated benefit plans and programs.