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Social Media and Legal Issues in the Workplace

The part time job at the party rental store is going fine, but you need more hours. So, you hear that there's an opening at Big Box Hardware. You fill out the job application and during your interview the store manager asks you for your login id and passwords for all social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. He tells you

Hassiepen and Green Cases

HASSIEPEN CASE Facts: Cynthia Hassiepen and Kevin Von Behren were divorced. Shortly after the divorce, Kevin began living with Brenda. Kevin and Brenda began an electrical contracting business, Von Behren Electric. Kevin contributed an old pickup truck and a drill; he also performed the actual contracting work. Brenda used he

Wrongfully Dissolving a Business Partnership

James Rhue and John Dawson formed a partnership to acquire and develop a shopping center. Rhue did the day-to-day management of the business, and Dawson contributed most of the capital and promised to obtain bank financing for the project. Rhue found two adjacent shopping centers, which could be purchased and renovated for $11.8

Liability when a firm becomes insolvent

Paula, Fred, and Stephanie agree that Paula and Fred will form and conduct a partnership business and that Stephanie will become a partner in two years. Stephanie agrees to lend the firm $5,000 and take 10 percent of the profits in lieu of interest. Without Stephanie's knowledge, Paula and Fred tell Harold that Stephanie is a pa

Divorce proceedings and a shareholder agreement

Herman Fryar was a shareholder in a small company, Bryan-Barber Realty, Inc. Fryar's ownership was subject to a shareholder agreement stating that he could not sell or otherwise dispose of his stock without the permission of the other shareholders. In divorce proceedings, the court directed Herman to transfer the stock to his wi

Entitlement to Disability Benefits

Robert Gladney applied for disability insurance from Paul Revere Life Insurance Co., enclosing with the application a check for $3,100, which represented the first semi-annual premium. The issuance of the policy was conditional on the insurance company's receipt of a medical form that was to be completed by Gladney's doctor foll

Validity of a Will

Flint is a widower who has two married children, Janek and Abrial. Abrial has two children, Phil and Paula. Janek has no children. Flint dies, leaving a typewritten will that gives all his property equally to his children, Janek and Abrial. The will also provides that should a child predecease him, leaving grandchildren, the gra

Equal Employment Opportunity and HRM

Please help on how to address the following. Before you start this assignment, be sure that you are familiar with the following laws and their amendments: Americans with Disabilities Act http://topics.hrhero.com/americans-with-disabilities-act-ada-and-ada-amendments-act-adaaa/ Title VII—specifically Religious Accommoda

Worker's Compensation Law

I'm having trouble with this end of the chapter question in my studies. Please summarize the question in 2 paragraphs or more (6 sentence minimum for each paragraph) and use complete sentences and your own words. Please cite any references. Please keep your opinion out of the response (only focus on the 1. Summarize the work

Current state of union relations in the airline industry

Labor Laws, Unionization, and the Workplace A good place to start familiarizing yourself with legal issues involving unions in the workplace is by looking over the National Labor Relations Board website, http://www.nlrb.gov/nlrb-process Be sure you are familiar with the following laws and their amendments: Labor-Management Re

Executing Mortgages and Court of Appeals

Please discuss those two questions below: Q1: Marcia executed a mortgage of Blackacre to secure her indebtedness to Ajax Savings and Loan Association in the amount of $25,000. Later, Marcia sold Blackacre to Morton. The deed contained the following provision: "This deed is subject to the mortgage executed by the Grantor herei

The Takings Clause

Discuss the evolution of the takings clause, including an analysis of regulatory takings, eminent domain and inverse condemnation. Discuss how the issue impacts business practice and the costs of operating business organizations. Discuss if the issue has a significant effect on consumers. Include specific examples to illustra

Affirmative action vs. equal employment opportunity

Just looking for a page or two to start a discussion/journal based on the following: Why do we as a society still need Affirmative Action? Isn't Equal Employment Opportunity sufficient to prevent workplace discrimination?

Reason for the Occupational Safety and Health Act

Present the history of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and why it was enacted. Briefly describe the steps to file a claim under the act and distinguish between the specific duty standard and the general duty standard under the Act. Response should be at least 200 words with sources used.

United Auto Workers union

The United Auto Workers union enters into contract negotiations with the Ford Motor Company in Michigan. What are the three main subject areas the UAW can negotiate with Ford? Provide an example of each. What steps can the UAW take if there is no agreement? What steps can Ford Motor take if there is no agreement? Will the laws o

Kelo case and the majority opinion

Please read the Kelo case in the link below: Discuss this issue: Do you agree with the majority opinion? Do you agree with the dissenters? Why? Why not? Explain your position. http://www.proprights.org/PDFs/workshop_2011/Presentations/Paul%20Hirsch/4%20Kelo%20v%20New%20London%20545%20U.S.%20469%20(2005).pdf

Two case studies - law questions

Please discus those two question below. Minimum 80 words each question... Q1: As the result of a survey in 1976, the Nolans discovered that their neighbor's garage extended more than a foot onto their property. As a result, Nolan requested that his neighbor, Naab, tear down the garage. The Naabs refused to do this, stating th

Making Donations

Q1: Before taking off on a cruise, the Shreks put their silver (worth about $4,000), jewelry, and a wallet containing their credit cards in bags and stored them in their attic. Upon returning, they went up to the attic and brought down the bags together with other bags containing used clothing. They had planned on donating the u

Establish a Corporation

In this exercise: Complete the steps necessary to establish a corporation. Remember, that a corporation does not exist until the corporation documents are both filed and accepted by its home state. You can complete the assignment by using the Secretary of State's web site in the State of Delaware or the Secretary of State's web

Discrimination - disparate impact on recruiting

Looking for just a few paragraphs to start off a discussion based on the following: The definitions of discrimination under Title 7 include both disparate treatment and disparate impact. Of the two, disparate impact has had a much larger impact on recruiting and selection activities because it applies to groups not just indiv

Askew View Corp

Askew View Corporation was forced into bankruptcy by its creditors. The stock of the corporation was held exclusively by Steven Keith and his 12 year old son. Askew View Corp. was incorporated primarily for the purpose of limiting liability of Keith, who is engaged in the distribution of movies and music electronically via the I

Laws and Regulations of a Contract

Q: Multi-Tek issued check number 896 in the face amount of $1,844.98, drawn on Multi-Tek's account at Fidelity and made payable to Multilayer Computer Circuits. However, 10 days later, Multi-Tek's president telephone Fidelity and placed a stop-payment order on the check. One of Fidelity's employee received and simultaneously rec

Research and analyze a white collar crime

Research a case related to criminal law and the business world. Discuss the facts of the case and the application of criminal law. Identify whether the crime is a white collar crime or blue collar crime. Analyze the result of the case. Was it fair? Why or why not? What ethical issues can you identify related to this case?

Harassment: Impacts to the Work Environment

This solution answers the following questions: 1. Other than it being against the law, what's wrong with harassment? What does it do to productivity or quality, and is it ever moral? 2. Where does motivating, correcting, and disciplining leave off and harassment start? Legally or otherwise, what differentiates harassment f

Discrimination Case: Why it's wrong and how to avoid

This solution address the following as related to discrimination: 1. Other than it being against the law, what's wrong with discrimination? 2. How is a supervisor involved in discrimination? Provide specific scenarios and examples. 3. When, if ever, should you discriminate (by the general definition)?

Rights and Entitlement

Please help by Discuss those 2 questions below. 80 words minimum Q1: Dan issues a check for $100. Eve steals it and alters the amount to $1,000. She negotiates the check to Fred, who takes it in good faith, for value, and without notice of the alteration. Dan refuses to pay more than $100 on the check. Is Fred entitled to mor

State the legal issue, legal rule, and analysis of three case studies

Please answer each question below and state the following: legal issue, legal rule, analysis. Q1. Paul Gett is a well-known, wealthy financial expert living in the city of Torris. Adam Wade, Gett's friend, tells Timothy Brown that he is Gett's agent for the purchase of rare coins. Wade even shows Brown a local newspaper cli