COMPLIANCE PROGRAM OVERVIEW
BASIC RULES OF CONDUCT
Comply with All Laws and Regulatory Requirements
Every employee must
strictly observe all laws and regulatory requirements that apply to UMDNJ. Every
employee is expected to be familiar with the basic legal requirements that are
relevant to his or her duties. Employees can learn the laws and regulations that
apply to their work through in-service training programs, from supervisors, by
reviewing UMDNJ policies, and by asking questions of the Corporate Compliance
Officer and the Office of Legal Management. Employees are expected to ask supervisors
when they require assistance in understanding their legal obligations.
Keep Accurate Records
Every employee is expected to comply with UMDNJ
and government requirements regarding record keeping. All records and reports
are to be prepared accurately and retained in accordance with applicable requirements.
All communications, whether within UMDNJ or to outside agencies, must be truthful.
Every employee is expected to adhere to high
ethical standards when he or she acts on behalf of UMDNJ.
Comply with UMDNJ’s Conflict of Interest Policy
is expected to be loyal to UMDNJ, to avoid using his or her position for personal
gain, and to comply with the Conflict of Interest Policy.
Report Possible Violations
Every employee is expected to report any possible violations of law or ethical
standards in accordance with the procedure set forth in the following section.