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Employers Complying with Affirmative Action

What types of employers must comply with affirmative action? How might affirmative action implementation conflict with EEO compliance? How might affirmative action be a positive force in the workplace?

The purpose of this document is to further investigate the internal infrastructure within NCAA's use of the "No Agent 12.3.2.1" rule and the "Restitution" rule. Andy Oliver was suspended from the baseball league as a result of having his attorney/agent present during contract negotiations which is prohibited from the baseball league, Oliver claims that both rules have not been enforced by the league and other baseball players, and are otherwise null and void, the courts ruled in agreement with Oliver's claim. The objective of this document is to conduct a comprehensive analysis of both arguments in order to test the theory of "Breach of Contract" and to test the validity of both rules ("No Agent" and "Restitution")in order to determine if they are relevant in accordance with the college baseball league in today's culture and the prevalence of agents in the industry or are the rules invalid and should be shun from the NCAA as a rule to utilize. Research questions/Hypotheses- ? Should the "No Agent" and "Restitution" rule be considered invalid and/or unenforceable? ? Is the "No Agent" and "Restitution" rule null and void? ? Should the "No Agent" rule be enforced? If so, should violators be punished? Background literature to support research

Main theme/purpose- The purpose of this document is to further investigate the internal infrastructure within NCAA's use of the "No Agent 12.3.2.1" rule and the "Restitution" rule. Andy Oliver was suspended from the baseball league as a result of having his attorney/agent present during contract negotiations which is prohib

Business law: 23 multiple choice questions

Question 3 Drake pushes Evon into the path of an oncoming car driven by Flip. Gina tries to rescue Evon, but the car hits both of them. Drake is liable for the injuries of Choose one answer. a. Evon and Gina. b. Evon only. c. Gina only. d. neither Evon nor Gina. Question 7 OK Dry-Cleaning adverti

US Business Law

(1) Identify two of the elements of a contract. Explain the importance of those elements to a business. How can this business be subject to liability with regard to these two elements? (2) Lawsuits for breach of written contract are common. What are the pros and cons of available remedies to a plaintiff for a successful br

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Evolution of Statutes The Sherman Act and Clayton Act were landmark pieces of legislation that formed many of the present day business practices in the United States. Using this week's resources and others that you investigate, discuss the purposes of these acts and how they have evolved over the years. How have the courts infl

Legal and Accounting Expenses: Which are deductible for Sam who manages property?

Legal and Accounting Expenses. Sam is a sole proprietor who owns, leases, and manages several apartment complexes and office buildings. During the current year, Sam incurs the following expenses. Which of these expenditures are deductible? Are they for or from AGI deductions? a. $200 in attorney's fees for title searches on a

Case Scenario - To Hire or Not to Hire

Case Scenario - To Hire or Not to Hire Having resolved the supplement abuse issue in a positive manner about a year ago, Polar Health's manufacturing capacity for Bear Strength health supplements has grown considerably, and Bill Brice needs to hire additional employees and a couple more factory floor engineers to meet the dem

Affirmative Action Describe the elements of affirmative action as it applies to public sector and private sector employers and how it interacts with Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. Affirmative action enforces equality in the workplace as it relates to hiring, training-apprenticeships, promotion, compensation, transfer, layoff, termination and goals. Affirmative Action enforces equal employment opportunities for disadvantaged group or individuals who are discriminated against due to race, religion, creed, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, sex, age or marital status. Affirmative action programs are designed to improve the workplace environment and free it of discrimination. The Federal Employment Equity Act enforces employment equity. Legislation demands employers to account for their employees who belong to these four groups. Employers are required to establish all groups are represented equally, at all levels within their organizations. According to "Marquita Sykes in the article entitled The Origins of Affirmative Action (2008, ¶ 1). The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution which made slavery illegal. President John F. Kennedy's 1961 Executive Order 10925, to enforce Affirmative Action." (Affirmative Action, 2008, ¶ 1).

Affirmative Action Describe the elements of affirmative action as it applies to public sector and private sector employers and how it interacts with Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. Affirmative action enforces equality in the workplace as it relates to hiring, training-apprenticeships, promotion, co

Which ADR process would be best suited to resolve this dispute?

Select a dispute that commonly arises in a business or commercial situation. Which ADR process would be best suited to resolve this dispute? Explain why. Which processes would not be suitable? Why not? Can you help me get started on this assignment? Thanks!!

Employment Regulation and Labor Law

Employment Regulation Why does the United States have so many laws, acts, and policies designed to prevent and/or remedy discrimination in the workplace? How effective do you think these regulations have been? Is further legislation needed? Are there any laws or policies you believe are no longer relevant or needed in today's w

The jury has decided!

In violation of a local ordinance, Tavern serves alcohol to Sam, obviously intoxicated. Sam picks a fight with Victim, beating him severely. The fight is broken up. As Sam leaves the bar, Victim's friend, Payback, beats Sam in turn. Sam's staggers to his vehicle, drives off and runs over Pedestrian. He continues along until

Sam vs Victim & Tavern Agruments

Can you help me get started on this set of questions??? In violation of a local ordinance, Tavern serves alcohol to Sam, obviously intoxicated. Sam picks a fight with Victim, beating him severely. The fight is broken up. As Sam leaves the bar, Victim's friend, Payback, beats Sam in turn. Sam's staggers to his vehicle, dri

Explanation of Arbitration

View the case file attached. After tedious negotiation, ExtremeNet and Allen Lopez have agree to have their case resolved by Arbitration. I need to resolve the following questions 1. Should Allen Lopez be allowed to keep his job with ExtremeNet? 2. Should Allen Lopez be forced to remove his website? 3. How could Extre

Business Law What is the difference between statutes, regulations and case law (common law)? Statutes "A state may enact laws for the benefit of public health and welfare, which govern how animals may be treated. However, state statutes are sometimes challenged. For instance, when there is a question as to a statute's meaning, or to determine if a statute follows the state constitution, the Supreme Court is asked to review the law. The Court then writes an opinion on that law. State statutes provide the framework for the comprehensive structure of law throughout the state. The state cannot explicitly cover all the potential interests in law by statute, however, so it delegates some of its authority to state agencies and to local units of government (counties and cities). For instance, state laws and local animal control ordinances govern conduct involving animal cruelty" (Statutes, 2009). Regulations "Most regulations are developed and enacted through a rule-making process, which includes public input. State agencies hold open meetings and public hearings, allowing citizens to participate in the creation of regulations (sometimes called rules or administrative laws). Participation in administrative law is extremely important, but often overlooked by citizens. Many of the actual working provisions of statutes are embodied in regulations, providing citizens a unique opportunity to directly influence and shape their laws. Authorized by statutes, regulations have the effect of law. Someone violating regulations is, in effect, violating the law that created it. Regulations are designed to increase the flexibility and efficiency in the operation of laws. The vast majority of regulations is in effect for only a limited period of time, and must be updated and reenacted on a regular basis. State executive agencies carry out state laws through the development and enforcement of regulations in specific areas of law. The state Game Commission, Racing Commission, Livestock Board, and Veterinary Board are state executive agencies"(Regulations, 2009). Common Law "Common law consists of the rules of law that come from the written decisions of judges who hear and decide litigation (lawsuits). Judges are empowered to make these decisions by the constitution and statutes. When a judge decides a case and publishes a written decision, the decision becomes the precedent for future litigation" (Common Law, 2009). Law does not have any kind of fixed definition. But it is clear that any breach of conduct that the law has prescribed will incur a legal consequence. Legal system, however, is the framework of rules and institution that govern a particular community according to law. Both legal and non legal rules facilitate the orderly function of all aspects of society. In other words, it regulates human behavior to achieve social cohesion. Legal rules could be statutes, regulations or case law rules. When one of these is broken, a dispute ensues and there will always be a legal consequence imposed. Non-legal rules, however can be any rules made by parents or any societies with the consequence at a discretion if there is a breach of conduct. One of the primary functions is to establish a social cohesion, a condition in which a majority of the people acts lawfully, knowing that the others will be mindful of the rights of each other. In such, laws must be able to protect and preserve values and human rights. For an example, people can practice a religion of their choice and have a right to their own privacy. To make sure of these rights, there must also be laws to set acceptable standards of behavior and there must be a legal consequence imposed for every breach of them. By imposing legal consequences, most people would likely obey the law. Institutions of government which make laws and enforce them are created by the law itself. They operate in legislative, executive and judicial branches.

Business Law What is the difference between statutes, regulations and case law (common law)? Statutes "A state may enact laws for the benefit of public health and welfare, which govern how animals may be treated. However, state statutes are sometimes challenged. For instance, when there is a question as to a statute's mea

Case Analyses: State the issue, rule of law, applications

Both case analyses and assessed question is for IRAC format. CINDY: Cindy is 36 years old and working as a sales representative for a small manufacturer. Cindy and her husband have been married for about 12 years. They have no children because initially they wanted to establish their careers before taking on the obligat

business law questions

1. Read the decision of the court in the case of 1-800 Contacts, Inc. v. Weigner. Debate the merits of the court's decision. Do you agree with the court's decision? Why or why not? See http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/ut/cases/appopin/1-800_contacts120805.pdf. 2. Using WestLaw, please find the case of Hotmail Corp. v. Van M

Business Law

What methods has our society tried to ensure ethical corporate governance? How successful have these efforts been?

Wanda's Dilemma: Should a Christian and a Non believer have a business together?

Wanda's Dilemma The Hypothetical: Wanda is a new Christian who has been planning to open a business with a life-long friend who is not a believer. Wanda has heard that somewhere in Corinthians it says that Christians should not enter a business partnership with an unbeliever. Not wanting to violate the teachings of the

National Enquire Business Law Case

The National Enquirer, Inc., is a Florida corporation with its principal place of business in Florida. It publishes the National Enquirer, a national weekly newspaper with a total circulation of more than 5 million copies. About 600,000 copies, almost twice the level in the next highest state, are sold in California. The Nationa

Equal Pay Act

The driving force behind the Equal Pay Act was indeed working women. The debate actually started in 1942â?"can you believe it! It began, however, as a request by the National War Labor Board for organizations to voluntarily pay American women (who were taking jobs in the war industries during World War II since most men were on

Family Related Issues: Family and Medical Leave Act

Family Related Issues: Family and Medical Leave Act Explain the extent to which an employer can make his or her own determination as to the eligibility of an employee under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Sexual Harassment Claim Validity

According to "Vickers v. Fairfield Medical Center" a 16-year old boy was because his voice was soft, his physique slight, his hair long, and he wore an earring to work. Is there valid claim for sexual harassment ?

Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) Does the Immigration Reform and Control Act apply to Patricia's restaurant? Explain. "The law enacted on November 6, 1986 Public Law 99-603 (Act of 11/6/86), that permitted adjustment to lawful permanent residence for various groups of persons illegally in the United States, as well as sanctions against employers who knowingly hired persons not authorized to work in the United States" (IRCA, 2010). Employment law protects other rights of employees, as well as employers. Laws are enacted to institute principles that employers must adhere to, to supply benefits, for health insurance, and coverage for health problems that arise due to conditions of the job or workplace. "Employment law also includes protection against discrimination in the workplace based on race, gender, religion, disability, or veteran status, and makes provisions for the employment of foreigners. Employment law protects our rights as human beings. Employment law ensures that employees cannot be overworked, placed in an unhealthy or dangerous environment, or rendered unable to work without appropriate compensation. Employment law also guarantees that workers can't be unfairly discriminated against, and allows foreigners a period of time during which they can legally work in the country." The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 applies to Patricia's restaurant as a result of this law preserving jobs for employees who are legally entitled to work in the United States, such as authorized aliens and American citizens (Employment Law, 2010).

Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) Does the Immigration Reform and Control Act apply to Patricia's restaurant? Explain. "The law enacted on November 6, 1986 Public Law 99-603 (Act of 11/6/86), that permitted adjustment to lawful permanent residence for various groups of persons illegally in the United States, as we

The business world and human resources

Please help with the following problem. Include a reference along with the solution and provide at least 300 words. How is the business world different today than it was 20 years ago? What is the relevance to HR? Be sure to include at least one peer-reviewed reference to support your answer.