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Compensation Laws

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.

The Legality of Contracts in a Scenario

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

Lily Ledbetter Act

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?

Breach of Warranty Liability in Healthcare

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?

Recent Employment Law Case

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?

Employment Law to Consider when Downsizing

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

Legal Environment/Total Rewards

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

Sources of Business Law

What are the sources of law? What is the difference between common law and statutory law? What are the steps on rulemaking by agencies.

Employment Law Case Analysis - Wright vs. Beverely

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

Litigation and Arbitration in Court

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

Law and Ethics in Business

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

anti-gougin-laws

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?

Social Cultural Legal and Political Influences Topics

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

Patents and Trademarks

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?

U.S. Health Care

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

Discriminatory Queries During Job Interview

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

Union and the ADA Act.

3. The employees of Alexander Hotel are unionized. The owner has cultivated several union members to be his personal friends - they drink and play cards together every week. Once they are drunk the owner discreetly solicits and shares information with them. In this way, he has been able to know ahead of time when union ac

Employment Law for HR Practice

Create a work scenario from the case below or read from the internet (Aquilino v. Solid Waste Services,2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIX 47168(E.D. Pa)). In this scenario, you are an employee reporting to the HR director and you are preparing a memorandom for the company president(2-3 pgs). He/She has asked you to do a legal analysis in a

5 Forms of Intellectual Property

Mac's Company's upper management group discussion the current state of valuing intellectual property. Discuss the five forms of intellectual property which include 1. Patents 2. Copyrights 3. Trademarks 4. Trade secrets 5. Know-how

The Gathering Place: Coffeeshop

Betty Wilson, a mature Christian, is thinking of opening a Christian coffeehouse in Belmont, NC. Her husband John is open to making a contribution of capital to the business, but he has no interest in participating in its operation or management. Betty's sister, Alice, a new Christian, has told Betty that she's been looking

A Discussion On Project And Contract Managers

a. Define what the position of a project manager is and what does a project manager do. b. Define what the position of a contract manager is and what does a contract manager do. c. Identify a specific example that demonstrates the duties and responsibilities of each, i.e., the contract manager and the project manager. d. Comp

Texas zoning laws and taxation

Sarah is an economist for Smith LLC. In January 2009, she inherited three parcels of land in Texas County from her mother. Her mother's estate valued the parcels, which are all adjacent to each other and total 30 acres, at $15,750. Sarah thought the parcels were worth more than $15,750, so she asked the estate's appraiser why th

Legal Critical Thinking Exercise

Analyze and prepare a critique of the following situation: Mary has worked for Bob for two years. About 6 months ago, Bob asked Mary out to dinner. They had a good time together and agreed that they had some real interests in common outside of work. The pair dated for two months. Mary initially liked Bob, but he was beginning

maximizing shareholder wealth and payment of bribes

Ethics Question: Is there a conflict between maximizing shareholder wealth and never paying bribes when doing business abroad? If so,how might you explain the firm's position to shareholders asking why the company does not pay bribes when its foreign competitors in various nations clearly do so?