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The ADA creates a protected class called "qualified individuals with disabilities." Discuss what this phrase means and how one qualifies for protection.

Employment Law Citation

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

Speakers Initiate Speech

"Speakers have the right to initiate speech but the listener has the right to refuse to listen or to terminate the conversation. This simple policy thus supports Hamidi's right to send e-mails initially, but not after Intel expressed its objection". What do you think?

Evaluate EEO Laws, define terms and burden of proof chronology

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

Employment Law: Lanier vs. the City of Woodburn

Lanier v City of Woodburn Why does the city have to show that it had a "special need" to drug-test? Why was it unable to do so? (Please do not quote from the case opinion. Write it in your own words and cite the source.)

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

SEC and Sarbanes Oxley

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

Internet Transactions as a Contract

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

Ries & Trout: are Immutable Laws of Marketing still Current?

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

Explaining Legal Terms

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.

Business Law: Tort Liability, Product Liability

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

Business Law - Contract Legal & Enforceable

Jan works in a sandwich shop run by Amy. Amy makes Jan sign a noncompete contract that states if Jan quits, she is not to engage in a similar business within a three state radius of Amy's business for 5 years. Is this contract legal and enforceable? Why or why not? If the agreement is not enforceable, how might Jan and Amy restr

Business Law - Violation of Contract

Walt Shoddy, the owner of Shoddy Shoe Repair, was contemplating retirement. He therefore contracted to sell the business to Pauline Parker. Shoddy Shoe Repair was located in Hoosierburg, Indiana, which has a population of 5,233. Besides containing a provision entitling Parker to use the Shoddy Shoe Repair name for the business,

Insider trading issues for Reliant Electric's takeover

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

Employment Rights

A security alarm sales company has 19 employees. In addition, there is a 46-year-old salesperson named Beth who is paid as an independent contractor. Beth is given set hours and specific assignments by the company that is located in an â??at-willâ? state. Beth injured herself on her way to a sales call when she stopped to bu

Legal Forms of Business: Develop scenarios for the preferred form.

Consider each of the following forms of business: sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, S corporation, franchise, and corporate form. Develop scenarios in which each of these forms of business would be the preferred form. For each scenario, justify why the corresponding b

Law for Bills and Paid Taxes

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.

Applying Relevant Law as a Manager & Legal Forms of Business

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

Scenarios

Anna orders a meal in an Italian restaurant. After her food is served, she takes a bite and cries out in pain. She has bitten down on a piece of glass. Upon hearing Annas cry, another waiter who is pouring wine at a nearby table spins around and bumps into Annas waiter, who is carrying a flaming dish. The flaming dish tilts onto

Davis v. The Board of County Commissioners of Dona Ana County case

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

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

Balancing Civil Liberties and Domestic Security

I need help with finding sources and information on "Balancing civil liberties and domestic security". I am trying to have enough sources so I can write my findings of 5 pages or more. I would appreciate you guiding me to the right direction.