Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 has been described as the most far-reaching legislation affecting business since the passage of the 1933 Securities Act. There is one part of this process that is beginning to have a positive effect on the companies under SEC jurisdiction. The events of the last 5 years have made it clear to all
Affirmative Action as it applies to the public sector and private sector employers, and how it interacts with the Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. "Affirmative Action law makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The law also makes it illegal to retaliate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. The law also requires that employers reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' sincerely held religious practices, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer's business. (EEOC, 2010)." "Affirmative Action addresses discrimination for women, minorities and individuals with disabilities. "The Civil Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination to individuals based on race, color, religion, gender, and national origin (Bennett-Alexander & Hartman, 2004)". Affirmative Action also applies to public sector and private sector employers. Managers with positions available hire a friend or family-member, who lacks skills the job requires. Subsequently, affirmative action was implemented to have standards in place for the new hire to adequately fit the position. Affirmative Action and Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity interact with each other because efforts of the plan are displayed in the programs. The objectives of the two are to have a proactive plan to identify, recruit, and promote women, minorities and individuals with disabilities. To offset past discrimination practices and ensure that the individual that is being hired for the position is qualified affirmative action plans and programs have been enforced" (EEOC).
Affirmative Action as it applies to the public sector and private sector employers, and how it interacts with the Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. "Affirmative Action law makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The law also makes it i
1) The part of finance concerned with design and delivery of advice and financial products to individuals, business, and government is called A) Managerial Finance. B) Financial Manager. C) Financial Services. D) none of the above. 2) Managerial finance A) involves tasks such as budgeting, financial forecasti
On January 1, a contract was signed to deliver 60,000 pounds of frozen orange juice on May 1 (exactly 4 month away). Ms. Smith signed the contract. Ms. Smith plans to buy the orange juice from a local distributor in May. With a small profit margin, though, Ms. Smith is afraid she might incur a loss if orange juice prices increa
Many physicians within the Bay City network have requested technical assistance in understanding patient privacy, confidentiality, and informed consent. You have been asked to develop answers to their specific questions that have come forward from the physicians. This information will be used at a later time to develop traini
O What is business ethics? o Explain at least three ethical issues within today's business environment that affect your community and organization. â?¢ Format consistent with APA guidelines and include at least 3 references.
I really need your help i dont understand any of the topics listed, you can choose the one you know the best to help me in my studies. Thank you: Jurisprudence is the science and philosophy of law, there are several schools of jurisprudence. There are 7 school of law, i have to choose: 1 out 7 topics and write about it? There
I need assistance in analyzing the following scenario! A women work as a nurse at a facility which handled bariatric (treatment of obesity) patients. This type of patient has somehow increased in numbers at the medical facility (not sure why). A female nurse was reassigned from a bariatric patient to another non-bariatric pati
Identify a regulatory or compliance requirement related to the employment relationship. The requirement may involve workplace safety, wages and hours, or retirement. What law governs the requirement? What obligations does that requirement create for the employer and employee? What may managers do to ensure compliance?
Brian McDonald spent his time away from work on his hobby, model trains. His train set was large and consisted of rare and one-of-a-kind trains. One day, while visiting with fellow train hobbyist Harry, Brian said, "When I retire in 2 years from Foodmart, I'm going to sell my trains and spend the rest of my life traveling on r
1. I need help with putting together an introduction to what it is all about 2. I need help in describing FMLA in detail and also contrasting it to at least one other management approach.
Select either employment discrimination or sexual harassment and discuss its surrounding legal issues. What may managers do to prevent, detect, and remedy legal risk arising from this topic?
Need some help on this # Explain the basics of contract law. # Explain contract law in a simple and concise manner. # Incorporate the terms offer, acceptance, and consideration in the report. # Include an example of a written contract that you have entered into, and identify the features that make it a valid contract.
For the first years after the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley, many companies chose to go public in London (the AIM = Alternative Investment Market sponsored by the London Stock Exchange). Some are claiming that SOX is to blame. Do you agree, or is there more to the story? Has the collapse of world financial markets over the past t
A compny was administratively dissolved on July 1st after it forgot to file various required documents with our state's secretary of state. This company provides construction services to consumers. The company provided construction servcies to a consumer on July 10th which was after they were administratively dissolved. The c
Pete Principal instructs Al Agent, his employee, to repossess some property owned by Ted Turner. Al knows that the repossession is illegal but performs it any way. Please prepare a written discussion on all aspects of the potential liability in this case. When composing the answer it states that you should consider within y
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, passed in 2002 following widely publicized governance scandals at corporations such as Enron, was intended to deter fraud in publicly traded corporations. The Act extended boards' financial oversight responsibilities and imposed new financial disclosure requirements. Only two of these provisions applied to nonprofits. Its passage nonetheless quickly sparked discussions about nonprofit accountability and whether nonprofits should adhere to certain provisions of the Act, either on a voluntary or mandatory basis.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, passed in 2002 following widely publicized governance scandals at corporations such as Enron, was intended to deter fraud in publicly traded corporations. The Act extended boards' financial oversight responsibilities and imposed new financial disclosure requirements. Only two of these provisions applied t
Discuss examples of what a company might want to discuss with regard to communications to employees to legally pursuade them not to join a union
Task: Analyze the significance of the value of Google's intellectual capital to the overall success of the organization Please provide reference(s)
I am having trouble with this question can you start me in the right direction? What is the relationship among statutes, regulations, and case law? Why is case law such an integral part of our legal system?
A privately owned company that sells home security systems and is seeking to open new locations in the five fastest growing cities throughout the United States. To succeed, the company plans to invest in a new technological infrastructure. Because the company does not have the required capital on hand to move in this direction,
You have been hired by Joe Contractor to handle the following situation: Big Ben Bully hired Joe Contractor to build him a state-of-the art recording studio. Ben was a very famous artist and was known around Hollywood to love to carry guns. Joe was likewise famous as a contractor for the stars. In fact, one of Ben's friends t
Which APB opinion requires all companies to disclose both the accounting policies the firm follows and the methods used in applying the policies? a. APB Opinion No. 22 b. APB Opinion No. 9 c. APB Opinion No. 10 d. APB Opinion No. 19 Some of the measures that can be used for non-financial performance are which of the
All people - companies - countries will do what they can to make money. We all have our own personal codes and lines that we will not cross. However, we all have different lines. An action that is offensive to one person might be a perfectly legit way to make money to another person. An easy example would be a country the le
Information that explain the application and implication to the following laws for an employer. Analyze the following employee safety, health, and welfare laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970 Answer the two questions below 1. What are employers' responsib
American Express is the organization Discuss American Express' policy on the treatment of exempt employees versus non-exempt employees. Is there any employment discrimination (hiring and/or firing)? Are there any differences, in the treatment of exempt employees versus non-exempt employees? If so, why or why not? Organ
Case study on employment discrimination in the work place. should parties in mediation discuss with others what was discuss during mediation. So the have the right to breach confidentially in court? Joan has alleged that Tanya discriminated against her when Tanya yet again gave Jim, rather than her, a career-building assi
What legal issues did Napster have? Did Napster violate any laws? Which ones? What other industries are affected by Napster? Could it also affect the academic E-books? What laws would be broken by piracy of E-books? How important is it to observe laws when starting a company? Required Articles: Gomes, L. (2001)
Legal Process John is an employee in a private sector organization. He wants to file a discrimination complaint against his employer. Resources: EEOC Web site at http://www.eeoc.gov and the U. S. Court System Web site at http://www.uscourts.gov .Search with the key words litigation process, mediation process, and dispute
Was it good organizational politics for Overstock.com's CIO to act as he did? Why? Do you have any better political advice to extend to him? -------------- Paul Strassman, a former vice president of Xerox Corp., has written a number of books and articles regarding organizational politics and governance and may be conside