Receipt of Policies. I acknowledge having received the following from my Employer:
- Diamond Surface, Inc.’s “Employee Handbook” 1-1-2013
Purpose of Handbook. I understand the Employee Handbook was prepared to assist me in understanding important information about Diamond Surface, Inc. and to become acquainted with Diamond Surface, Inc. I understand that I am responsible to read and comply with the policies in the Employee Handbook and any revisions made to it. I understand that the handbook is intended only as a general reference, and not as a full statement of company procedure or a legal contract.
Acknowledgement of Reading Equal Employment Opportunity Policies. I acknowledge that prior to my signing this acknowledgement, I have in fact read, reviewed, and understand the Equal Employment Opportunity policies of Diamond Surface, Inc. as set forth in the Employee Handbook. I acknowledge that these policies prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, and they require reporting of any such conduct to Diamond Surface, Inc.’s EEO Officers. I understand that I am responsible to comply with these policies and any revisions made to them.
Changes to Employee Handbook. I understand the Employee Handbook supersedes and revokes all prior handbooks, manuals or policies addressing any of the matters contained in the Handbook. I also acknowledge that Diamond Surface, Inc. may need to and can make changes to the policies, rules, benefits and procedures contained in the Handbook at any time in whole or in part, with or without prior notice to me.
At-Will Employment/No Contract. I understand that I have voluntarily entered into an employment relationship with Diamond Surface, Inc. and that relationship is one of “at-will” employment. I acknowledge that this means I am free to end my employment with Diamond Surface, Inc. at any time for any reason with or without notice. I also understand that Diamond Surface, Inc. may also, at any time, decide to end my employment or change my wages, benefits or other terms of employment, for any lawful reason, with or without prior discipline or notice. I acknowledge that the Employee Handbook is not a contract and is not intended to create a promise or guarantee of employment or of future employment benefits. I understand that any change to an employee’s at-will status can only be made in a separate writing, signed by the President. I understand that oral promises or changes to an employee’s at-will status are not enforceable against Diamond Surface, Inc.
Confidentiality Obligation. I understand that during my employment I may have access to and/or become familiar with information and things of special and unique nature and value that Diamond Surface, Inc. desires and requires be held confidential. I understand that such Confidential Information includes, but is not limited to, such matters as the Diamond Surface, Inc.’s customer lists; accounts; trade secrets; procedures; manuals and handbooks; financial cost and sales data; supply sources and resources; contracts; price lists; accounting and bookkeeping practices; office policies and practices; financial information; equipment lists; marketing plans; business plans; prospect names and lists; existing and potential business opportunities; customer needs for the Company’s products and services; litigation and other legal matters; computer and electronic data and programs; methods, techniques, and processes; bidding methods and information; and production know-how. Confidential Information includes all information whether it is in print, audio, or electronic format, on computer disc, hard drive, or tape, or otherwise. I understand and agree that I will not while employed by Diamond Surface, Inc. or after my employment ends, disclose any of Diamond Surface, Inc.’s Confidential Information which I may have learned of or acquired during my employment to any other person or entity or use such Confidential Information for my own personal benefit or for the benefit of another. I acknowledge and agree that such Confidential Information should not be revealed to anyone who does not need it in the course of performing my employment duties for Diamond Surface, Inc. I agree that I shall, immediately upon my termination, voluntary or involuntary, or resignation from employment for any reason deliver and return to the Diamond Surface, Inc. all Confidential Information and documents and other data and items, whether on computer discs, hard drives, or tapes or otherwise, including all copies thereof, in my possession or control that belong to Diamond Surface, Inc. I also agree that if I violate the terms of this confidentiality agreement, Diamond Surface, Inc. may seek, among other remedies, injunctive relief, or any other remedies as allowed at law, in equity, or under the terms of this agreement.