CODE OF ETHICS AND CONDUCT
This Code of Ethics and Conduct sets forth legal and ethical standards for directors, officers and members of United Agents Alliance Group (UAAG). This code is intended to deter wrongdoing and to promote the ethical conduct of all membership business.
1. Compliance with laws, rules and regulations;
UAAG requires that all employees, officers, directors and members comply with all laws, rules and regulations applicable to this Association and its Business. You are expected to use sound judgment and common sense to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations as well as the same for UAAG. If you become aware of the violations of any law, rule or regulation by the company rather by its officers, employees, directors and or members or any third-party doing business on behalf of UAAG, it is your responsibility to properly report the matter to management or your area representative.
2. Conflict of interest;
Employees, officers, directors and members all must act in the best interest of the Association. You must refrain from engaging in any activity or have any personal interest that represents a “conflict of interest.” It is your responsibility to disclose any transaction or relationship that reasonably could be expected to give rise to a conflict of interest.
Employees, officers, directors and members must maintain the confidentiality of confidential information and trusted to them in their capacity with regards to your profession as well as UAAG. On authorized disclosure of any confidential information is prohibited. Additionally, employee and members should take appropriate cautions to ensure the confidential or sensitive business information, rather it is proprietary to the association or another company, is not communicated with in the company except to employees or members who have a need to know such information to perform their responsibilities.
4. Honest and ethical conduct and fair dealing;
Employees, officers, directors and members must deal honestly, ethically and fairly with all UAAG Contracted customers, suppliers, competitors and fellow members. Statements regarding UAAG’s products and services must not be untrue, missed leading, deceptive or fraudulent. You must not take unfair advantage of anyone through manipulation, concealment, abuse of privileged information, misrepresentation of material facts or any other unfair dealing practice.
5. Protection and proper use of UAAG opportunities;
Employees, officers, directors and members must advance UAAG legitimate interest when the opportunity to do so arises. You must not take for yourself personal opportunities that are discovered through your position with UAAG for the use of property or information of UAAG.
6. Reporting and compliance procedures;
Every employee, officer, director and member have the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, reports suspected violations and expressed concerns regarding compliance with this code. Any employee, officer, director or member who knows or believes have engaged or is engaging in UAAG related conduct that violate applicable law or this code should report such information to his or her supervisor or your area field representative. Search report shall be made without any fear of retaliation. UAAG shall not discipline, discriminate against or retaliate against any employee or member who reports such conduct, unless it is found that the report was made with knowledge that it was false, or to cooperate in any investigation or inquiry regarding such conduct.
7. Build trust and credibility;
The success of our association is dependent on the trust and confidence we earn from our employees, members and customers we serve. We gain credibility by adhering to our commitment, displaying honesty and integrity and reaching UAAG Goals solely through honorable conduct. When considering any action, it is wise to ask: will this build trust and credibility for our association? Will it help create a working environment in which UAAG can succeed over the long term? Is the commitment I am making one I can follow through with? The only way we will maximize trust and credibility is by answering “yes” to those questions and by working every day to build our trust and credibility and a strong Union.
8. Respect for the individual and all fellow members;
We all deserve to work in an environment where we are treated with dignity and respect. UAAG is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the full potential in each of us, which, in turn, contribute directly to our overall business success.
9. Create a culture of open and honest communication;
At UAAG Everyone should feel comfortable to speak his or her mind, particularly with respect to ethics concerns. Management and Field representatives have a responsibility to create an open and supportive environment where employees and members feel comfortable raising such questions. We all benefit tremendously when employees and members exercise their power to prevent mistakes or wrongdoing by asking the right questions at the right times.
10. Avoid conflict of interest;
We must avoid any relationship or activity that might impair, or even appear to impair, our ability to make objective and fair decisions when performing our jobs. At times, we may be faced with situations where the business actions we teach may conflict with our own personal or family interest Because of the course of action that is best for us personally may not also be the best course of action for UAAG. We owe a duty to UAAG to advance its legitimate interest when the opportunity to do so arises. We must never use UAAG property as in its accounts with regards to its efforts to gain those accounts for personal gain or personally take for ourselves any opportunity that is discovered through our position with UAAG. Determining rather a conflict of interest exist it’s not always easy to do. Employees and members with a conflict of interest question should seek advice from management or field representative. Before engaging in any activity, transaction or relationship that might give rise to a conflict of interest, employees and members must seek review from their manager or area Representative.
UAAG Will investigate all reported instances of questionable or unethical behavior within the scope of these Code of Ethics and Conduct requirement statement. In every instance where improper behavior is found to have occurred, UAAG will take appropriate action. We will not tolerate retaliation against employees or members who raise ethics concerns in good faith.
Board of Directors
UNITED AGENTS ALLIANCE GROUP
Code of Ethics and Conduct
Drafted June, 2019