The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) does not tolerate workplace misconduct or unethical behavior. Employees have a responsibility to maintain high standards of business conduct and to Speak Up! when they become aware of inappropriate behavior. The Company also encourages that any other persons report safety issues, security concerns or misconduct involving its employees.
Employees and other individuals wanting to report good faith workplace concerns, including concerns relating to unethical or unlawful behavior, or of any suspected violations of Company policies, are encouraged to report such conduct to the Speak Up! Program. Individuals can report such concerns by calling 1-800-727-2615. Reports can also be submitted by navigating to www.ethicspoint.com and entering “Kansas City Southern” in the space provide for organization name or by navigating directly to www.kcsouthern.ethicspoint.com.
The following are examples of the types of issues that should be reported:
- Unlawful harassment, including harassment, intimidation or retaliation for reporting a good faith safety concern, or for properly and in good faith reporting a work-related injury or illness
- Unlawful employment discrimination
- Accounting and auditing irregularities
- Conflicts of interest
- Violation of any law aimed at preventing the corruption of government officials, private persons, or private entities.
- Falsification or unauthorized alternation or destruction of Company records
- Unauthorized disclosure of proprietary information
- Insider trading and other securities matters
- Misuse of corporate assets
- Theft and fraud
- Threats or incidents of workplace violence
- Employees working while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Any use or sale of illegal drugs by Company employees or by others while on Company property
- Violations of antitrust, environmental or other governmental compliance regulations
- Security concerns, including those of terrorist activity
- Suspicious activity, including inquiries from strangers about our facilities or operations
- Safety and environmental concerns, including any activity that may expose employees or the public to danger
- Any unlawful conduct involving KCS employees or occurring on Company property
- Violation of any other Company rules, policies or procedures