To: All Employees and Applicants for Employment

Upper Peninsula Power Company is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other protected classification. We support and will cooperate fully with all applicable laws, regulations and executive orders in all of our employment policies, practices and decisions including, but not limited to:

  • All recruiting, hiring, and promotion programs in all job categories;
  • Decisions regarding employment; and
  • All personnel actions related to compensation, benefits, transfers, training, social and recreational programs, job opportunities, layoffs, recalls, education and other terms and conditions of employment.

Employees and applicants shall not be subject to harassment, intimidation, threats, coercion, or discrimination because they have engaged in, or may engage in, any of the following activities: filing a complaint; assisting or participating in an investigation, compliance evaluation, hearing, or any other activity related to the administration of applicable federal, state, or local laws requiring equal opportunity for individuals of a protected group; opposing any act or practice made unlawful by such federal, state, or local laws; and exercising any other rights protected by such laws or the implementing regulations.

We firmly believe that equal employment opportunity can only be achieved through demonstrated leadership and implementation. It is imperative that all employees make personnel and employment decisions in accordance with the UPPCO’s policies, practices and procedures.

Barbara Siehr
Chief Executive Officer