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2011 GRI Performance Indicators—Human Rights

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Human Rights
GRI Indicator Indicator Title 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2011 Goal 2012 Goal
Aspect: Investment and Procurement Practices
HR1 Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements that include human rights clauses or that have undergone human rights screening N/A. As a federal research laboratory, we do not have significant investment agreements.    
HR2 Percentage of significant suppliers and contractors that have undergone screening on human rights and actions taken 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Aspect: Non-discrimination
HR4 Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken No substantiated claims Three new actions pending. No new actions. One action from 2010 closed with no findings; two others from 2010 still pending. 0 0
Aspect: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
HR5 Operations identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at significant risk, and actions taken to support these rights No operations are at risk. The Collective Bargaining Agreement states that as a condition of employment, represented staff must join the union within 30 days of employment and pay union dues or not join, yet pay an equivalent amount as an agency fee member. The majority of our represented staff elects to join the union. 0 0
Aspect: Child Labor, Forced and Compulsory Labor
HR6 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of child labor None. There have been zero incidents of child labor and we comply with all labor laws in the countries in which we operate. 0 0
HR7 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of forced or compulsory labor None. There have been zero incidents of compulsory labor and we comply with all labor laws in the countries in which we operate. 0 0

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