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What would be evidence that the county had a valid BFOQ?

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

State of Confusion

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

Practical Research - Sarbanes-Oxley Act

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

HR: Polygraph Protection Act, Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification Act

Assume that your friend in California just lost her job along with 98 other employees in the same company. She was told that she was selected for this most current layoff because she refused to take a lie detector test concerning drugs found in her company locker. In addition, she refused to take a drug test because she was af

Privacy in hotel room for over the road trucker

This question is dealing with Employment Law for Business: The employer of an over-the-road trucker customarily rented and then paid for the trucker's hotel room during business travel. When a permit book went missing, employer searched the trucker's hotel room without authorization from the employee. Does the trucker have a

Law firm needs to plan staffing levels for legal interns

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

Age discrimination and the ADEA

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

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

There are primarily two U.S. governmental agencies responsible for enforcing EEO laws. They are the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). There are reasonable accommodation expectations for an employer to meet concerning religion and disability. What, specifically, are these expectations? Who enforces them? Be sure to provide specific workplace examples.

There are primarily two U.S. governmental agencies responsible for enforcing EEO laws. They are the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). There are reasonable accommodation expectations for an employer to meet concerning religion and disability. What, spe

Bella, the new HR Manager, and James, the Training Manager were posting employee legislation posters in the employee cafeteria at Wellness Foods & Apparel. James comments, "I remember when a pregnant woman applied for a job to advertise men's soccer and wrestling clothing/gear and sued when she didn't get the job. The EEOC said she had no case. A few years ago we moved Stan from fitness demos to customer service because he couldn't do the treadmill or lift the big weights anymore. This happened right after his 50th birthday party. There was talk about a discrimination claim, but that never went anywhere. Bella asked, Do you realize that all of the warehouse workers are male and all of the cafeteria employees are female? James replies, What's your point? Bella waves her hand at the EEOC information they displayed. James shrugs, â??I started in the Warehouse and was promoted to this job three years ago. This is the best job I ever had. If you ask anyone else who works here, they will say the same thing. What are some reasons an employer might give for not offering the wrestling apparel/gear job to this applicant? Which of the reasons might be most defensible in court?In your educated opinion, why didn't Stan's discrimination case go anywhere?What should be done to protect Wellness Foods & Apparel from discrimination charges? How Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the terms disparate treatment and disparate impact may or may not apply?

Bella, the new HR Manager, and James, the Training Manager were posting employee legislation posters in the employee cafeteria at Wellness Foods & Apparel. James comments, "I remember when a pregnant woman applied for a job to advertise men's soccer and wrestling clothing/gear and sued when she didn't get the job. The EEOC sai

Contract Dispute: Can this contract by rescinded?

You are the manager of a large data processing project. Your company, Systems Inc., worked very hard to obtain a contract with Big Bank to do their conversions from their recent acquisition, Small Bank. The bank met with several companies to discuss who would do the best work on the contract. During your meeting with Big Bank, y

Reasons for Passing Act

In a succinct essay, summarize the specific reasons behind the passing of two of the following laws ( Railway Labor Act, Noris Laguardia Act, Labor Management Relations act, Landrum Griffin Act, Civil Service Reform Act) of the acts outlined in your text.

Restatement rule; accountant liability; deep pockets

Do you think the Restatement rule is better than the Ultramares doctrine in assessing accountants' liability to third parties? Business Ethics: Did the accountant act ethically in denying liability in this case? Contemporary Business: Are accountants often sued as 'deep pockets'?

Should disabled vets get preferential treatment

Explain the assessment of the problem pointing out the relevant utilitarian and deontological consideration. Check out the Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP) Also, "Most departments and agencies in the Federal government are required to have an affirmative action program for the recruitment, employment,

Laws not keeping pace with technological developments

Justin Ellsworth was a Marine who gave his life for his country. By all accounts he was a brave and fine Marine and we all owe him the highest debt of gratitude. But we were also left with a serious question, what to do with his email? His parents wanted access. They wanted to see what their son had to say. However, email i

Safety Hazards

Look around your immediate area to identify at least two safety hazards and then suggest ways to minimize the risk posed by the hazards. Determine if there is an ethical component and identify the party responsible for correcting the hazard. What are the possible consequences if the hazard is not remedied?

Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002

Detail discussion on how the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 fundamentally altered how firm audits are conducted. Use citations as needed.

Economic Comparison: Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Indonesia

Corporations seeking to globalize should be aware of the roadblocks and barriers they will have to face. In some cases, the barriers are easy to deal with; in other cases, they may prove insurmountable. In addition, the economic conditions in some countries promote efforts for globalization. Tasks: Research the economy of th

Political and Economic Transition

Corporations that seek to transition into foreign markets are faced with a number of political and legal problems. Increasingly these firms must deal with counterfeit products which steal profits away from the original company. Theft of intellectual property is common and has become a major issue in international business. An

EPA Lien on Property beside Mfg Plant...

In 1979, Paul and John Reardon purchased 16 acres of land located next to a manufacturing plant in Massachusetts. In 1983, a state environmental agency, responding to a citizen's report, tested soil samples from both properties and discovered extremely high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on the plant site and on the

Analysis - Business Law

1. What are the benefits to commerce of having shareholders--and other entities that shield their members--protected from personal liability? 2. Would commerce be better served if personal liability would attach to those individuals for the misdeeds of their entity? Why or why not?

Develop scenarios in which each form would be 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 busin

Contract cancellation letter for PolicyPlan Insurance Services

Alerting a service provider that its services will no longer be needed. Your company, PolicyPlan Insurance Services, is a 120-employee insurance claims processor based in Milwaukee. PolicyPlan has engaged Midwest Sparkleen for interior and exterior cleaning for the past five years. Midwest Sparkleen did exemplary work for th

Zoning

Critical Legal Thinking Should a city be given zoning authority over the aesthetics of an area? Why or why not? Business Ethics Is it ethical for a property owner to build a structure that does not comport with the character of the area? Contemporary Business Are businesses helped or harmed by zoning ordinances?