Company Profile

Merck & Co., Inc (NYSE: MRK)

Definitely has ended or never used the practice

Initial inquiry to company made August 26, 2019. A company representative responded, "I can confirm that Merck’s Conditions of Employment Agreement do not contain arbitration clauses and employees are not required to arbitrate claims of sexual harassment or discrimination."

On September 7th, sent company a follow-up inquiry asking if arbitration language is simply not present in its policies / onboarding materials or f arbitration required by default with an opt out provision.

On Sept 9, company responded, "As noted in the initial response, there is no language in our agreement, as we do not require employees to arbitrate sexual harassment claims."

: status updated from Practices of concern to Definitely has ended or never used the practice