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Human Resources Laws and Ethical Standards that may be Violated

Can you describe some laws and ethical codes/standards related to human resources that could be a violation and what could be some negative outcomes that could results? Would you provide examples for both please?

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Can you describe some laws and ethical codes/standards related to human resources that could be a violation and what could be some negative outcomes that could results?

Human Resources are responsible for many different laws and codes that must be established and upheld. A few of those laws/ethics would be privacy, training, and labor costs.

Privacy encompasses many all things that occur for an employee, such as when they are hired, terminated, and disciplined, amongst other things that happen to them. "Human resources are involved in most aspects of employee relations including hiring, firing, compensation, benefits and leaves. Human resources representatives have access to extremely sensitive information. Keeping this information private is an ethical matter facing HR. Human resources personnel have an obligation to maintain the confidentiality of an employee's personal data" (Scott, 2014).

Training encompasses the ability for employees to learn new skills and concepts that would better their career and/or ...

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This article will provide information regarding how companies may violate the laws and ethical codes that are put in place by Human Resources.

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