|Liaison||Pat Van Duyne|
|Submission Date||June 11, 2015|
Joliet Junior College
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners
How many of the institution’s business partners are covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum environmental standards?:
How many of the institution’s business partners are covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum standards governing employee wages, benefits, working conditions and rights?:
A copy of the policies, guidelines, and/or agreements with the institution's business partners (or a representative sample):
The policies, guidelines, and/or agreements with the institution's business partners (or a representative sample):
All construction bid documents and contracts contain specific verbiage requiring all participating vendors to adhere to OSHA guidelines. This ensures conservation of an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of resources and protection for people and the environment from toxic chemicals and biological impacts.
The college has also signed a labor management project agreement with Three Rivers Construction Alliance to ensure that our vendors are adhering to prevailing wage standards. Certified payroll is required from all vendors on construction projects.
A brief description of programs and strategies institution has implemented to ensure that the guidelines are followed, including a brief description of instances when the guidelines have changed purchasing behavior, if applicable:
The college's Facility Services Department requires that awarded vendors sign contracts before work begins. Certified payroll is required from all vendors on construction projects. JJC also has a full-time Environmental Health & Safety Manager on staff.
The website URL where information about the institution’s guidelines for its business partners is available:
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