Most of today’s mini hand-held electronic devices make it easy to bring one’s music and entertainment to the workplace. Unfortunately, the workplace is not intended to cooperate with one’s entertainment.
These devices will not be allowed on your person during work time. Since the Company can easily identify a number of issues surrounding safety, efficiency and concentration, of the users of these items, they are simply not allowed. Anyone found using a device will be asked to remove it from the premises. Any repeated offense will be dealt with as a disciplinary offense up to and including termination.
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