Social media is changing the landscape of hiring and promotion. Some companies are going to candidates' social media pages (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace) and looking at their postings and pictures before making hiring decisions. Some would argue that this can lead to impermissible discrimination by viewing this informatio
1) Jenny promises to pay Ivan $300 in exchange for Ivan's promise to paint Jenny's house. This is an example of: a) unilateral contract b) bilateral contract c) assignment d) illusionary promise e) invitation to promise 2) Which is the most expensive form of discovery? a) interrogatories b) Requests for admission c)
Read the following case: Zheng v Liberty Apparel Co., 355 F. 3d 61 (2d Cir. 2003). From the limited, disputed facts presented, how would you decide the case?
This solution addressed the following questions about the Wal-Mart v. Dukes (2011) case: Do you agree with the decision/holding of the Court? Why, or why not? What could the plaintiffs have done differently to have a better chance at getting their class action certified? How would this have impacted employers (not just Wa
SOURCE: Chapter 19, 9.662, #1 (David J. Walsh (2010) 3rd ed. Employment Law for Human Resource Practice QUESTION: In the year prior to its closing, a meat packing plant with 350 employees received numerous (over 30) "noncompliance records" from the Agriculture Department (USDA), citing serious failures to maintain sanitary c
Gary's hobby was collecting antique guns. His collection consisted of many rare guns. One day, while visiting with Cody, a fellow collector, Cody said, "When I retire, I am going to sell my collection to you." Gary said he looked forward to the day when he could buy the collection. Gary then spent a year and a great deal of mone
Do an internet search and find a recent developing employment or labor law related news story that relates to a topic on your Course Syllabus for this class. The story can be national or local. You may not choose the same story as another student (so make sure you read other posts before selecting yours). Once you have found
Jeremy Jacob works as a buyer for Cranes Hardware Stores, located in Biloxi, Mississippi. On his lunch breaks, Jacob spends time on the computer sending e-mail to his friends and occasionally playing online poker. Sometimes Jacob sends the e-mails from his personal account and sometimes when he is in a hurry, he sends them from
In this assignment, you will consider many of the legal concepts addressed in this course and apply them to relevant scenarios. You are currently a third year law student working as a summer intern for the largest law firm in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Your mentor and senior attorney introduces you to a new client, Ronald Cru
What legal considerations must a company be aware of when entering a new country? Why must a company comply with local employment law? Who is ultimately responsible for compliance?
Provide examples of laws and regulations influencing total compensation. Analyze similarities and differences in total compensation between this organization and other organizations in different markets. Provide at least two examples that illustrate such similarities and differences.
Consider the legality of contracts entered into by minors and whether a pledge or promise to make contribution to a charity is enforceable. The Adams family owned an old home in New Jersey that was in need of painting and some other repairs. Charlie Adams was a junior partner with a law firm and his wife, Jane Adams, worked p
How much difference had the Lily Ledbetter Act made in fair compensation? Consider the following article: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/01/29/1508421/ledbetter-anniversary-pay-gap/ What do you think about the author's view on this?
Discuss the issue of Breach of Warranty. What is it? Who are some health care professionals that might be liable for this breach? How can misrepresentation and breach of warranty be related?
Is it okay that companies use puffery in their ads? What is puffery and why does the FTC allow it occur in advertising?
Find a recent employment law case that has been filed by the EEOC and answer the following questions: What was the legal issue? Do you believe this case has merit?
Contact the Human Resources manager at your company or another company. (A military division HR officer would not be appropriate for this question.) Explain that you are taking an Employment Law class. Ask him/her how he/she would approach an order to downsize the company. What procedures would they follow? How would they choose
1. This week you are invited to "sound off" on a nonmarket corporate legal issue or an issue stemming from Internet use. There are also many issues that encompass the law and the Internet that could be discussed. For example, consider the circumstances that permit an easy, virtually unregulated way for devious people to sell una
Discuss how laws affect wages. Additionally, explain if laws interfere with employer's goal of recruiting and motivating employees.
Discuss how laws affect the wages that employees are paid. Bring in specific private-sector examples as appropriate (including names of employers). Do laws interfere with or complement an employer's goal of using WAGE and SALARY (PAY) PLANS to recruit, motivate and retain employees? Please discuss.
Can you please assist me with the following scenario? You have been hired as an HRM consultant. You have knowledge of all of the legal constraints an employer faces. The head of your consulting team, your boss, asks you to prepare a persuasive paper for some potential clients. These clients are employers who believe in the mo
What are the sources of law? What is the difference between common law and statutory law? What are the steps on rulemaking by agencies.
I need help with this case analysis: Wright v. Beverly Fabrics,95 Cal. App. 4th 346(2002),review denied,2002 Cal. LEXIS 3206. The response should be in two paragraphs: one in which you discuss what you think the court should decide based on your understanding of the law, and a second in which you discuss what the court did
Please outlines the similarities and differences between a Limited Liability Company and a corporation. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each organizational type?
Compare and contrast the differences between litigation in the court system with arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each. Discuss how the issue impacts business practice and the costs of operating business organizations. Discuss if the issue has a signific
I'm having difficulty explaining the difference between a corporation, a sole proprietorship and a limited liability company? I've reviewed Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 558 U.S. 310 (2010) @ http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-supreme-court/1518751.html. I'm also focusing on the First Amendment arguments but cann
Do you favor anti-gouging laws as a means of protecting consumers from high prices following natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans? If so, why? If not, why not?
Can you please help me with choosing a topic for this paper for the class "Social, Cultural, Legal, Political Influence". This is new to me and I do not how to go about it. Thanks in advance for all your assistance. SOCIAL, CULTURAL, LEGAL, POLITICAL INFLUENCE Introduction for Final Paper For this assignment, you will
Please list the difference between a patent and a trademark. Should a company be allowed to patent a life form? Also, does it matter if the life form is a non-sentient organism like a plant?
1. What is the role of the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) in U.S. health care, and what are the requirements for healthcare organizations to report to the data bank? Provide some examples of events which you would find necessary to report to the NPDB 2. What are the legal requirements for healthcare professionals to r
Robertson Company, an office supply firm that markets to religious organizations, engages in the following employment practices. All applicants for warehouse positions must answer questions revealing their attitude toward unions and religion. The Company also requires pre-offer medical examinations of some prospective employees