Salamander Energy is committed to upholding the principles outlined in the International Labour Organisation Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. These include the four fundamental principles and rights at work which are outlined below:
- Freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
- Elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour
- Effective abolition of child labour
- Elimination of discrimination in respect to employment and occupation
The Group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce that represents the population as a whole and is compliant with applicable laws and contractual obligations. The Company seeks to employ individuals who are qualified on the basis of merit and ability to fill its work positions regardless of gender, ethnic origin, colour, disability, marital status, race, religion, nationality, age, responsibility for dependents or sexual orientation. Each employee, consultant and contractor is expected to abide by the Company’s Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of employment. All employees and consultants are recruited and promoted fairly on the basis of their ability for the job. At year end 2013 the Group directly employed 184 employees. Of these employees 43% were female and 81% of the workforce was comprised of staff from the host countries of our operations.