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Local Law: Employer-employee relationship in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

See the attached file. 3. Local Law Paper: Employer-employee relationship in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Prepare a paper in which you describe the employer-employee relationship in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the differences between the "employment at will" doctrine in the states and its application according to

IBM plants: Have provisions of the Equal Pay Act been violation?

IBM has two manufacturing facilities-one in New York City and one in Evergreen, Oklahoma. Marjorie has worked in the Oklahoma plant for 15 years assembling resistors. Her sister, Ellen, has worked at the same plant for 15 years also. The two sisters have similar educational qualifications and skills. Their brother, Hank, has

Business Law Questions

1. Should the law intervene to protect online privacy and security? Is self-regulation by industry sufficient? Debate. 2. Assume that you are the responsible officer of a corporation and one of the employees comes to you with an idea for a unique toilet flush. He wants to patent it. Prepare a checklist of steps and requiremen

Investment banker acting as an "underwriter"

1. When an investment banker acts as an "underwriter" he (Points: 3) gives a "firm commitment" to purchase the securities from the corporation at a set price. the company suffers a decline in earnings after taxes. may sell as many securities as possible and return the rest unsold. may give

Business Law powerpoint - Jimmy Rogers

Jimmy Rogers, one of your clients, wants to start a small business in Florida. Prepare a PowerPoint presentation to outline for him the complete checklist of start up requirements and the appropriate government agencies to work with when starting a small business. You can look at the Web site of the Florida Government for t

Business law

Need help in preparing a 400 word discussion with the following scenario. The law firm is in the process of purchasing a number of new company desktop computers, printers, notebook computers and servers. The firm is planning to borrow money from a bank to complete the transaction. The IT manager who is in charge of the transact

KKK and the U.S. Constitution

You are the Director of the Public Library in your hometown. The library is funded with tax dollars and with some private contributions. Your boss is the Mayor of the City. You and all of the library employees are city employees. One morning you receive a letter from the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). The letter requests that it be allowed

Business Law Questions

1. Microsoft sells Windows OS and will only sell it if the buyer also agrees to purchase Microsoft Messenger. It does not sell messenger separately. Is this legal? What should the government do? Support your answer with appropriate arguments and references. 2. Study the NYSE's Web site and write a note about its regulatory

Unlawful act

Need some help in preparing a 400 word paper discussing the following scenario. You have been given information about an unlawful act being perpetrated at the firm. Two of the firm's non-professional employees, Jerry and Ben, plot to steal money from the firm by falsifying invoices. They put their plan into action. Breyers, an e

Dividend Yield & P/E Ratio & Rights Offerings

1.Stock in Rich Corporation is currently selling for $25.00 per share. The firm's dividend yield is 10%. A. If the firm distributes 40% of its earnings, what are its earnings? B. What is the firm's P/E ratio? 2. The Gold Mining Corporation is seeking to raise $10,000,000 through a rights offering. The company presently

Business Law - analyzing liabilities

Read the complaint filed in the Rhode Island Night Club Lawsuit. (use link below) http://fl1.findlaw.com/news.findlaw.com/hdocs/docs/rifire/roderiquesww30403cmp.pdf write a judgment analyzing the liabilities of the parties

Differentiated Teaching.

How to write differentiated instructions for each of the following objectives: Contrast moral vs. ethical decisions Describe the ethical obligations that arise out of the professional duties of the claim adjuster Identify the typical conflicts of ethical behavior among claim adjusters Understand the "Rules of Pr

Non-compete agreement

The scenario is a company which is hiring a software engineer to specially design new software for the company's use, and the company wants to enter into a non-compete agreement with the software engineer. Need help in preparing a paper discussing any statutes and case laws in the US regarding non-compete agreements, and then

Legal and Illegal Interview Questons

Use the Library or other Web resources to develop a questionnaire that managers will use when they are interviewing applicants. This document must contain: The name of the position that the candidates will be interviewing for - At least 12 permissible questions that will be asked to all candidates - A summary of illegal qu

Business Ethics Problem: Insider Trading

Please help answer the following question. Provide at least 100 words in the solution. Martha Mart owned stock in Napkin Inc., a company that she is also a director of. During a board meeting, she was informed that a new product that was to be launched by Napkin was not approved by the FDA. Knowing that once this information

Factors Considering injury Trials

1. What factors might you consider in deciding whether to insist on a jury trial? 2. Name two forms of discovery. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? 3. You file a complaint for breach of contract, claiming that you are owed $300,000. The day you file your complaint, your opposing party offers to settle by

Promissory Note for a Loan

Clinton William executed a promissory note as general partner on behalf of Monica West Office Condos, Ltd. (the partnership). He also executed a guarantee written by the Bank which limited his liability to 25% of the indebtedness. This note was for a loan issued by Congress Bank. The loan was also secured by a deed of trust f

Contract Entering Situations

Identify two instances where you enter into a contract on a daily basis that is not necessarily in writing. Should a gratuity in a restaurant be a contract? Is a unilateral contract formed when restaurants demand a tip of "18% for parties of 8 or more

Ethical Business Law Perspective

Explain how you would analyze the following situation from an Ethical business law perspective. You are the President of AnyName Corporation. You have just become aware that entry-level employees have been releasing toxic chemicals into the storm drain located in the gutter of the street right in front of your office windows

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - United States of America (USA)

What is the assessment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Is it likely to be a major hindrance for U.S. multinationals? What position should the U.S. government take regarding the tactics used by foreign multinationals in international competition? I need some ideas and suggestions. Thank you.

Separation: Taxable Earnings

Matt and Sandy reside in a community property state. Matt left home in April 2006 because of disputes with his wife, Sandy. Subsequently, Matt earned $15,000. Before leaving home in April, Matt earned $3,000. Sandy was unaware of Matt's whereabouts or his earnings after he left home. The $3,000 earned by Matt before he left home

Worker's compensation laws

Please help with the following problem regarding worker's compensation laws. Provide at least 100 words. What are the objectives of worker's compensation laws? How do you describe the employers' obligations under these laws? How should an employer assure employee privacy when processing claims under workers' compensation la

Whistleblowing

Please help with the following problem found in the textbook: Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment 13th edition written by Jane Mallor, A. James Barnes, Thomas Bowers, and Arlen W. Langvardt (2007). Please answer questions in detail.

Business Law: Insuring Against Risk

What are the two most important risks that business would seek to insure against? Generally describe what the coverage would be and the amount of policy limits. Would the insurance for either risk be worth the premium cost? Why or why not?

Discussion Questions for paper

1) What are some of the Constitutional protections of privacy? How do privacy rights differ for private and public employees? Why? 2) What are some of the limitations of pre-employment testing? What are some of the potential pitfalls for management? What can management do to avoid the pitfalls?

Standard Construction, Inc. Contracts to Build

Standard Construction, Inc. contracts to build a store for totally Chocolate Company, with TCC's payment it cannot pay SCI on time in this situation, who is in breach of contract and why?

Business Law: Smythe/Lasco & BP

sample_answer_format: Dagesse brought a personal injury suit against Plant Hotel after being injured in a fall at the Aruba Marriott resort. The Dagesses filed suit in New Hampshire, seeking to have the companies come and defend the lawsuit there. In order for the companies to be obligated to go to New Hampshire the court would