Representatives of the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) shall strictly adhere to the guidelines discussed below for avoiding improper business practices and personal conflicts of interest. All business related to Jefferson Lab procurements must be conducted in a manner above reproach, with complete impartiality and with no preferential treatment being shown for any individual or company.
- Treat all parties equitably.
- Avoid any conflict of interest or even the appearance of a conflict of interest in Jefferson Lab and contractor relationships.
- Promptly return any gift or other gratuity which is received through the mail or other means.
- Report to the Business Services Director practices that eliminate competition or restrain trade.
- Report any suspected violation of The Anti-Kickback Act of 1986 (41 U.S.C. 51-58) which prohibits persons or subcontractors from making payments or accepting payments for the purpose of improperly obtaining or rewarding favorable treatment in connection with a subcontract relating to the Jefferson Lab - DOE prime contract.
- Promptly report to the Business Services Director any actual or suspected - (1) violations of law or standards of conduct; (2) threats to the health and safety of individuals; (3) threats to the environment; and (4) abuses of authority.
- Solicit or accept, directly or indirectly, any gratuity, gift, favor, entertainment, loan, or anything of monetary value from anyone who has or is seeking to do business with Jefferson Lab.
- Personally participate in any matter that would affect the financial interests of a company or person with whom the Jefferson Lab employee is seeking employment.
- Pursue private business or professional relationships that are in conflict with the best interests of Jefferson Lab.
- Disclose subcontractor proposal information or source selection information.