Internal Audit Ethics HotlineDART's Conflicts and Ethics Program ("Ethics Policy") is developed consistent with guidance provided by the Texas Ethics Commission, and ethics case opinions as rendered by the States Attorney Generals Office. DART's Ethics Policy incorporates and encourages compliance with state law. Violations of various provisions of DART's Ethics Policy may subject employees to prosecution under the state Penal Code. DART's Public Integrity Policy (PIC), created to address employees concerns regarding suspected illegal acts or policy violations, is also part of DART's overall program and commitment to uphold employee integrity and the public trust.
Violation or abuse of the DART Ethics Policy may result in various employee discipline, including employment termination, civil prosecution and/or criminal prosecution.
You are advised to bring any matters of which you may be in doubt to the attention of your supervisor, the Legal Department, or PIC. If you wish to anonymously report an ethics concern, anothers possible conflict or suspected illegal activity, call the DART Ethics Hotline, 214-749-3189 or email [email protected].
DART employees are public servants who owe a responsibility to the people of Texas in the performance of your official duties. As a public servant, you should act fairly and honestly and should avoid creating even the appearance of impropriety.