Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Equal Opportunity Statement

Employment opportunities at Cracker Barrel are open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Qualified applicants are considered for all open positions for which they apply and for advancement without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of a medical condition or disability, or genetic information. Cracker Barrel complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws with regard to equal employment opportunity. Advancement is based entirely on an individual's demonstrated performance, job-related ability, skills, and knowledge and the resulting potential for promotion to the job openings applied for.

Cracker Barrel will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or retaliation affecting its employees or applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected under the law.

Employees who believe they have been subjected to unlawful or unfair discrimination, harassment, or retaliation must immediately advise the Employee Relations Department. Employees must either complete the Cracker Barrel website online complaint form or call toll-free at 1-800-333-9566 to report any perceived violation of Cracker Barrel's policy regarding harassment and discrimination. You also must report any inappropriate conduct that you observe whether or not it affects you directly.

The company's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies are intended to result in effective responses to problems. They require you to provide the company an immediate opportunity to investigate and resolve your workplace concerns. You must notify the Employee Relations Department at the above number regarding issues of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.


EMPLOYMENT AT WILL

It is the express policy and intent of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store that the employment relationship is an employment-at-will relationship, for no definite duration and is terminable at will by either party with or without cause, with or without notice, for any reason or for no reason.

This handbook/manual is provided to you as a source of information and guidance only. The contents of this handbook in no way create a contract of employment between you and Cracker Barrel. While Cracker Barrel believes in the policies and procedures described herein, it reserves the right to change such policies and procedures at its sole discretion at any time.

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