ORLEANS, Vt., April 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Equality is a core value at Ethan Allen, which has a long history and commitment to protecting its employees and customers from discrimination. Speaking to more than 400 associates yesterday at the Company’s Vermont manufacturing plants, the Company’s Chairman, President and CEO Farooq Kathwari reiterated this position, stating, “A core leadership principle of the Company is justice, and that means treating people fairly. Our policy is that we do not tolerate discrimination, and we in fact have a long history of support against discrimination of any kind. We’re pleased our core values align with those of the state of Vermont but also want to reassure our more than 1,200 associates in North Carolina and many more around the world that Ethan Allen’s values and commitment to non-discrimination remain steadfast."
Ethan Allen’s non-discrimination policy can be found at ethanallen.com/equality.
About Ethan Allen
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) is a leading interior design company and manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings. The company offers complimentary interior design service to its clients and sells a full range of furniture products and decorative accessories through ethanallen.com and a network of approximately 300 Design Centers in the United States and abroad. Ethan Allen owns and operates nine manufacturing facilities, which include six manufacturing plants and one sawmill in the United States plus one plant each in Mexico and Honduras. Approximately seventy percent of its products are made in its North American plants. For more information on Ethan Allen's products and services, visit www.ethanallen.com. Follow Ethan Allen: Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Houzz, You Tube, Instagram, Google Plus
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