Through the AGS Board of Directors and AGS Laboratories Advisory Committee, policies are reviewed to ensure effective strategies are in place to enhance membership and education programs as well as ensure the AGS Laboratories
grading and testing capabilities are maintained to protect the consumer.
Our human resources policies protect the rights of our employees as mandated by applicable laws. Through the AGS Employee Code of Conduct, we maintain strict policies with regard to fairness and equality in the workplace,
to provide a safe, respectful, open and honest environment for all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability. Recognizing our employees are key to our mission, we strive
to offer our employees engaging career paths, providing professional training in gemological, management and leadership fields where appropriate.
We maintain and encourage open, constructive suggestions from all members of the organization that relate to methods, procedures, working conditions and the nature of the work performed. We establish policies to provide wages, salaries and employee benefits
that bear a fair and reasonable relationship to the work performed.