Respect for Human Rights

Commitment to Respect for Human Rights

 Japan Aviation Electronics (JAE) Group establishes JAE Group Charter of Corporate Behavior to contribute to the creation of a sustainable growth in society and to fulfill social responsibilities as a good corporate citizen.
 JAE Group Charter of Corporate Behavior states that “JAE Group will respect human rights in every corporate activity and not condone discrimination or the employment of child labor or forced labor in the workplace.” Specifically, JAE Group is committed to observing the principles and rules stated below. 

1.  Elimination of Discrimination and Inhumane Treatment
(1) We do not engage in discrimination based on race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, political affiliation, union membership, covered veteran status, protected genetic information or marital status in hiring and employment practices such as wages, promotions, rewards and access to training.
(2) We do not conduct medical tests or physical exams that could be used in a discriminatory way.
(3) We strive to prevent inhumane treatment of workers in the workplace, including any sexual harassment, abuse, corporal punishment, verbal abuse or mental or physical coercion. The work regulations define the requirements, types and procedures of disciplinary punishment with regard to these matters, which are communicated to all employees.
2.  Prohibition of Child Labor
(1) We do not employ any person under the minimum age for employment stipulated by law in the country, under the age for completing compulsory education or under the age of 15, whichever is greatest.
(2) We do not have workers under the age of 18 perform work that is likely to jeopardize their health or safety, pursuant to the laws and regulations in the country.
(3) As for student workers who work in internship and other positions while studying at educational institutes, we appoint qualified trainers and managers, manage and maintain student records in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations and provide appropriate support and training.
3.  Prohibition of Forced Labor
(1) We do not use forced or bonded labor, involuntary or exploitative prison labor or labor obtained through slavery or trafficking of persons. (This includes transferring or receiving persons by means of threat, abduction, fraud, etc.)
(2) The written employment agreement describes the terms and conditions of employment in a language that is understood by employees.
(3) We do not confiscate or deny access by employees to their original identity documents, such as government-issued identification or passports.
(4) We do not request employees to pay the company's or agents' recruitment fees or other related fees for their employment.
4.  Appropriate Working Hours
We comply with the laws and regulations in the country pertaining to working hours and manage the working hours so that they do not exceed the maximum set by the local law.
5.  Proper Wages
(1) We comply with the laws and regulations in the country pertaining to the payment of wages. We guarantee legally mandated minimum wages and compensate employees for overtime at pay rates greater than regular hourly rates.
(2) We inform all employees of the wage system and payment period through wage rules or by other means. As for compensation paid to individual employees, we provide wage statements that allow them to verify accurate compensation for work performed.
(3) We do not perform deductions from wages due to pay cut as a disciplinary measure.
6.  Freedom of Association
In accordance with the laws and regulations in the country, we respect the right of all employees to form and join trade unions and bargain collectively by their free will. Employees and/or their representatives shall be able to openly communicate and share ideas and concerns with management regarding working conditions and management practices without fear of discrimination, intimidation, reprisal, etc.