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Children’s Museum Tucson Whistleblower/No Retaliation Policy

As stated in Employee Manual section 5.6.2-3:

Museum will investigate and take prompt, appropriate and effective remedial or disciplinary action, up to and including termination, as necessary.
Whenever possible, the confidentiality of the complaint will be maintained. At times, however, the details of the complaint or identity of the complaining party or witnesses must be disclosed to effectively investigate or address the complaint. In all circumstances, Museum will take all reasonable steps to assure that the complaining party does not suffer any reprisals or retaliation.

Retaliation against any employee for filing a complaint of, or participating in an investigation into, alleged unlawful harassment or discrimination is strictly prohibited. If an employee believes he or she is the subject of unlawful retaliation, the employee should follow the reporting procedure outlined in Section 5.5.1.

Children’s Museum Tucson File Retention Policy

Tax Returns are saved for perpetuity.

Financial Documents are to be saved for 7 years and destroyed properly (shredded) after the 7th year.

HR Documents are saved for 7 years and destroyed properly (shredded) after the 7th year.

Documents regarding grant or donation proceeds are stored for 7 years and destroyed (shredded) properly 7 years after receipt of funds.

Volunteer paperwork is stored for 3 years and disposed (shredded) of properly after 3 years. Volunteer hours worked are held electronically for 7 years.

Board Member files are saved for the life of their tenure and for 3 years after they have served.

Files for Marketing are not confidential and therefore don’t have a retention policy.

Each individual department creates documents for use to facilitate their assignments. These documents are saved by them for the purposes of reuse; nothing they have is confidential or based on any particular guest or member.