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Three federal employment laws

?Write a paper in which you evaluate the effects of three federal employment laws. The paper must include the following:

1. What does each law entail? Provide a brief overview.
2. How do these laws affect organizational processes and policies?
3. What is the influence of these laws on organizational ethics?
5. How do these laws affect the ability of managers and the organization to attend to individual needs?

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Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

1. What does each law entail? Provide a brief overview.
This law entails that each firm that is not exempt must pay the national minimum wage. In addition, the act requires employers to pay time and half for overtime in certain jobs. It also disallows employment of minors in oppressive child labor.

2. How do these laws affect organizational processes and policies?
This law affects organizational processes and polices in several ways. This Federal Law applies to firms that are engage in commerce, production of goods for commerce and for employees that are engaged in interstate commerce.

This law sets a bottom line for the wages that need to be paid to employees. In addition, it places restrictions on employment of child labor. The organizational policies should be modified in such a way as to include the cost of national minimum wages and overtime. In this context it is important to note that employee wages affect the fixed costs and the variable costs. In addition, they affect the price at which the finished goods/product may be sold. Further the cost of labor also influences the process selected for manufacture, the labor intensity of the firm's processes, and decisions relating to automation.

3. What is the influence of these laws on organizational ethics?
The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 affects organizational ethics in several ways. From the deontological ethical perspective, it is the duty of the organization to comply with the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 in an honest manner. On the other hand an organization that has low standards of ethics pays lower wages illegally, and makes children work.

5. How do these laws affect the ability of managers and the ...

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