Create a fictitious case favoring the defendant using the EEO law Title VII and provide a paper in which you incorporate the following: ? An outline of the burden of proof chronology, clearly indicating where the organization is not legally defensible ? A discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of the case you developed
1. Select a discrimination case in the workplace that you are aware of, or refer to an example from the text or from your research. Identify the legal issues that are involved with the claim that discrimination does or does not exist. What are the legal considerations that affect either the business or the individual claiming di
In the Tyco v. Dennis Kozlowski, we can see how Mr. Kozlowski considered of the world's best managers is accused of stealing millions of dollars from the corporation that trusted him with their business. Mr. Kozlowski gave himself millions of dollars in unauthorized bonuses, gave millions of dollars to other employees in unautho
Contact the Human Resources manager at your company, division, or another company. If you are in the military, make a cold call to a civilian company. Explain that you are a student in the Employment Law class. Ask the manager to summarize a situation he/she has encountered regarding FMLA, national origin, or sexual orientation
The ADA creates a protected class called "qualified individuals with disabilities." Discuss what this phrase means and how one qualifies for protection.
Examine (and also critique) the responsibility of public personnel administration in protecting the rights of employees. Please include any reference used.
I do not understand where citation was answered: Situation 10: The supervisor comes to your office and wants to see the employee's file. You provide the supervisor the file. The supervisor asks for the results from the drug test, the medical follow-up for the work-related injury a year ago, and the employee's legal right to w
Evaluate one of the below EEO Laws ? Title VII ? Equal Pay Act of 1963 ? Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 ? Affirmative action ? Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and provide a paper in which you summarize the following for the law: ? Protected classes ? Covered entities ? Covered practice
The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act was enacted in 2002 as a result of the Enron (and others) scandal. The goal was to ensure that investors get an accurate picture of a company's finances. Has SOX achieved its objective? Has it reduced fraud or increased fairness? Does it help or hurt U.S. capital markets? Has it increased costs for businesses appreciably?
The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act was enacted in 2002 as a result of the Enron (and others) scandal. The goal was to ensure that investors get an accurate picture of a company's finances. Has SOX achieved its objective? Has it reduced fraud or increased fairness? Does it help or hurt U.S. capital markets? Has it increased costs for
We are discussing the SEC and SOX on my accounting class. The SEC or Securities and Exchange Commission. The laws that govern the Securities Industry. Securities Act of 1933 often referred to as the "truth in securities" law, the Securities Act of 1933 has two basic objectives: require that investors receive financial and
1.What are some special issues that arise in Internet transactions involving contracts as compared to traditional transactions involving contracts? What should business managers do to protect their organizations in Internet transactions? 2.Think about a transaction--a contract--that you have entered into. For that transactio
I wanted to know if you have read or have knowledge of the book Ries and Trout "Immutable Laws of Marketing". For my discussion, I need the thoughts on the opinions and positions of Ries and Trout. Do their laws still apply? Consider how we communicate and respond in the 21st century, do basic laws of marketing change over
The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) is the supreme source of income tax law. When trying to resolve an income tax question, a tax practitioner will look to other sources in addition to the IRC. For example, the tax practitioner may consult IRC regulations, revenue rulings, procedures, private letter rulings, and court cases. What are some reasons a tax practitioner would not consult only the IRC? Why is there a need for administrative rulings and court cases? If court cases conflict in their rulings, which ruling should you rely on and why?
The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) is the supreme source of income tax law. When trying to resolve an income tax question, a tax practitioner will look to other sources in addition to the IRC. For example, the tax practitioner may consult IRC regulations, revenue rulings, procedures, private letter rulings, and court cases. What ar
Use all of the terms listed below to create a paragraph or scenario demonstrating that you understand the terms. Terms: plaintiff, burden of proof, district court, appeals court, Supreme Court, certiorari, arbitration, and punitive damages.
1. Consider your company or industry, or another organization with which you are familiar. For that organization, identify a common type of tort liability that can arise in the organization. What legal principles apply to that type of tort liability? 2. Select a product you are familiar with or interested in. What product lia
Dale Emerson served as the chief financial officer for Reliant Electric Company, a distributor of electricity serving portions of Montana and North Dakota. Reliant was in the final stages of planning a takeover of Dakota Gasworks, Inc. a natural gas distributor that operated solely within North Dakota. Emerson went on a weekend
Debra has operated a family counseling practice for a number of years as a sole proprietor. She owns the condominium office space that she occupies in addition to her professional library and office furniture. She has a limited amount of working capital and little need to accumulate additional business assets. Her total business assets are about $150,000, with an $80,000 mortgage on the office space being her only liability. Typically, she has withdrawn any unneeded assets at the end of the year. Debra has used her personal car for business travel and charged the business for the mileage at the appropriate mileage rate provided by the IRS. Over the last three years, Debra's practice has grown so that she now forecasts $80,000 of income being earned this year. Debra's has contributed small amounts to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) each year, but her contributions have never reached the annual limits. Although she has never been sued, Debra recently has become concerned about legal liability. An attorney friend of hers has suggested that she incorporate her business to protect herself against being sued and to save taxes. Required: You are a good friend of Debra's and a CPA; she asks your opinion on incorporating her business. You are to meet with Debra tomorrow for lunch. What would be the points that you feel that should be discussed over lunch about incorporating the family counseling practice.
Debra has operated a family counseling practice for a number of years as a sole proprietor. She owns the condominium office space that she occupies in addition to her professional library and office furniture. She has a limited amount of working capital and little need to accumulate additional business assets. Her total business
Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this: The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing. The fifth would pay $1. The sixth would pay $3. The seventh would pay $7. The eighth would pay $12.
See attached case study. Write a paper in which you compare and contrast the traditional litigation system with the nontraditional forms of alternative dispute resolution.
1. Select a business activity or issue with which you are familiar. For that business activity in that industry or company, discuss how business managers apply the law that is relevant, and identify under what circumstances lawyers should become involved. Discuss alternative outcomes that could have arisen. Was the outcome the b
Read the Davis v. The Board of County Commissioners of Dona Ana County case. 1. What was the legal issue in this case? 2. Why does the court conclude that Dona Ana County could be held liable for negligent referral (misrepresentation)? 3. Should it have mattered that the former employer's investigation was not able to conf
A business will only survive if it is profitable. Health care organizations need to be cognizant and remain vigilant about all revenue dollars as well as potential expenses. a) What could be the sources of most of the revenues into a Chiropractic practice/business? b) List and discuss what could be the three highest exp
At some point in our careers, we all will look forward to retirement. That's why planning is so critical during our working years. Companies offer these benefits and due to many companies abusing the programs, there are now more safeguards for the coworker than ever. 1-Discuss some of the legislation that helps to manage retirement plans. 2- What are some examples of laws that have been put in place to protect employees? 3-What are these laws purposed to do? II-As mentioned in the thread, there are more types of retirement plans today than in the past. Depending on your level of income will dictate which plan suits your needs. That said: In addition to corporate plans, 1- 1-what additional opportunities would you recommend and why? 2-Why should an organization consider implementing a company sponsored retirement plan for their employees? 3- What would be some of the available options in choosing the right plan? 4-Do you think employees would favor a specific plan? If so, which plan would they favor?
Please answer the questions with your own words and your own thoughts. Thank you for getting me started. I-At some point in our careers, we all will look forward to retirement. That's why planning is so critical during our working years. Companies offer these benefits and due to many companies abusing the programs, there are
Irene owns a truck costing $15,000 and used for personal activities. The truck has a $9,600 FMV when it is transferred to her business, which is operated as a sole proprietorship. a. What is the basis of the truck for determining depreciation? b. What is Irene's realized gain or loss if the truck is sold for $5,000 after claiming depreciation of $4,000? Beach Corporation owns a computer with a $34,000 adjusted basis. The computer is used in the company's trade or business. What is the realized and recognized gain or loss for each of the following independent transactions where the computer is exchanged for? a. A used computer with a $70,000 FMV plus $16,000 cash. b. A used computer with a $18,000 FMV plus $7,000 cash. c. Marketable securities with a $61,000 FMV.
I am looking for a basis on where to start these... Irene owns a truck costing $15,000 and used for personal activities. The truck has a $9,600 FMV when it is transferred to her business, which is operated as a sole proprietorship. a. What is the basis of the truck for determining depreciation? b. What is Irene's real
Can you help me get started with this project? The Case: The Milwaukee County Juvenile Detention Center started a new policy that required each unit of the facility to be staffed at all times by at least one officer of the same gender as the detainees housed at a unit. The purpose of the policy, administrators said, was to
The state of Confusion enacted a statute requiring all trucks and towing trailers that use its highways to use a B-type truck hitch. This hitch is manufactured by only one manufacturer in Confusion. The result of this statute is that any trucker who wants to drive through Confusion must stop and have the new hitch installed, or
Can you help me with this assignment? - Compile the research data in written form as a completed project - Submit a written presentation to the Turnitin System The research question: Are the costs associated with compliance of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act outweighing the benefits that it provides to investors and the publi
Please help me with this operation question(s) The secretary for a law firm needs to plan staffing levels for legal interns for the next few semesters. She wants to use two years of historical lawsuit data to forecast the number of lawsuits likely to be received by the firm in the next month. She is considering four forecas
The controversy of having age as a protected class (under the ADEA) continues to rage. Employers are repeatedly attempting to replace older workers with younger workers on the claim that the younger workers are naturally more productive. Do you believe this is the case? Further, the ADEA protects employees 40 years of age and ol
Contingency Plan Evaluation Using a search engine of your choice, research and locate two contingency plans and use the information you find to fill out the evaluation table below. Contingency Plan and Source Plan A: Plan B: - Provide a brief overview of the community the contingency plan serves. - Describe