EEO and Affirmative Action

Schnabel has been and remains committed to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. In keeping with this policy, the Company seeks to recruit, hire, train, and promote into available jobs the most qualified persons and to administer personnel matters such as compensation, benefits, transfers, training, lay offs, terminations and Company-sponsored social or recreational programs in accordance with this Policy.

In addition to a commitment to application of Equal Employment principles in all of its personnel decision, the Company is committed to Affirmative Action to employ and advance members of protected groups. The Company is committed to taking positive steps to make its Policy known and to encourage all qualified minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to seek employment with the Company.

The Company adopts this Policy to ensure compliance with all laws and orders requiring Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 (as amended by Executive Order 11375,) the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, the Age Discrimination and Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, and all other Federal, state, and local laws and regulations applicable to the Company.

In keeping with the requirements of Executive Order 11246 and implementing regulations, the Company has prepared and maintains an Affirmative Action Plan as one means of evaluating its performance in implementing equal employment principles. Katrina Finfrock, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, has been designated as the person with overall responsibility for implementation of the Company’s Affirmative Action Program and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. Questions concerning the Equal Employment Policy or practice may be directed to Mrs. Finfrock by contacting our corporate office.

Kevin W. Cargill
Chief Executive Officer