Equal Opportunity Employer

Home Products International is committed to equal employment and advancement opportunity based on merit for all qualified individuals without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability to perform the job, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual preference, military service status or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran, or for any other reason prohibited by law. All employment decisions relating to recruitment, selection, retention, training, development, promotion, transfer, benefits, compensation, corrective action, layoff, return from layoff, demotion and termination will be administered so as to further equal employment opportunity and shall involve only valid requirements such as merit, experience, education, competency and demonstrated performance. This policy extends to all employees and applicants for employment and to all aspects of the employment relationship. Home Products International strictly prohibits unlawful retaliation against any employee or applicant for reporting discrimination, harassment or a violation of one of the Company’s other policies.