Policy 2400.1

Title: Solicitations and Distribution of Literature  
Section Solicitations and Distribution of Literature
Policy #: 2400.1
Modified 05/27/2015 12:55 AM
Procedure:


In order to prevent litter and disruption in the operation of the Company, interference with patient care and inconvenience to our clients and their families, as well as staff, the following rules apply to solicitation or distribution of literature and fundraising by or to Company employees.

(1) Individuals who are not employed by the Company may not solicit or distribute materials on Company premises or in Company vehicles.
(2) No employee may distribute literature or materials for any purpose not directly related to his or her assigned work during the employee’s working time or the working time of any employee approached. In addition, distribution of written materials of any kind is prohibited in all working areas and patient care areas.
(3) No employee may solicit patients or clients for any purpose not directly related to his or her assigned work.
(4) No employee may solicit other employees for any purpose not directly related to his or her assigned work on Company premises during his or her working time or the working time of the employee being solicited.
(5) No employee may directly or indirectly sell any item, or post literature or other matters, on Company premises without proper authorization.
(6) No employee may engage in oral or written solicitation in patient or client care areas.
(7) As used in these rules, the term “working time” means the period of time that is spent in the performance of actual job duties, and does not include meal periods or breaks.
(8) Nothing herein shall be interpreted or applied to interfere with an employee’s rights under the National Labor Relations Act