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Employment discrimination or sexual harassment

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?

Recognition of Revenue on Long-Term Contract and Entries

Amy Van Dyken Construction Company uses the percentage-of-completion method of accounting. In 2007, Van Dyken began work under contract #E2-D2, which provided for a contract price of $2,200,000. Other details follow: 2007 2008 Costs incurred during the year $ 480,000 $1,425,000 Estimated costs to complete, as of December 31

Business Law help

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.

Sarbanes-Oxley

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

Administratively Dissolved Compnay

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

Impeachment and Resignation

If you had been a voter at the time of Nixon's impeachment and resignation, how would the Watergate scandal have affected your perception of government power? Do you think the Watergate scandal has had an enduring effect on the public's perception of government power today or not? Explain.

Business law question

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

Employee Free Choice Act

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

Intellectual Influences

Task: Analyze the significance of the value of Google's intellectual capital to the overall success of the organization Please provide reference(s)

Product liability issues

What are the product liability issues against console games like Nintendo Wii and Sony's Playstation? What measures may management take to prevent these issues from arising? How may they minimize legal risk?

Details Regarding Business Law

What are the risks that businesses and other organizations encounter when dealing with traditional litigation such as suit, answer, discovery, trial, or jury, and what measures can business managers take to reduce exposure to those risks?

Rights and Responsibilities of Debtors and Creditors are noted

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,

Business Law case

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

Accounting for Patents.

During 2007, Thompson Corporation spent $170,000 in research and development costs. As a result, a new product called the New Age Piano was patented. The patent was obtained on October 1, 2007, and had a legal life of 20 years and a useful life of 10 years. Legal costs of $24,000 related to the patent were incurred as of October

General Question

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

FMLA and OSHA analysis

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

Question about employment discrimination

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 Analysis on Employment Discrimination

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

Napster and Intellectual Property Rights

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)

Was it good organizational politics for Overstock.com's CIO to act as he did?

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

Constitutional Protections of Privacy

I need help answering the below questions concerning privacy protections of employees. What are some of the constitutional protections of privacy? What privacy rights are afforded to public and private sector employees? How might privacy rights be waived?

Business cycles, supply and demand, price of labor, minimum wage law

1. In economic terms, what are the market consequences of a price floor? Discuss the economic implications of implementing a legal minimum wage. 2. What do the laws of supply and demand predict would be the result of an immediate removal of minimum wage in terms of the price of labor and the quantity available? 3. Do you

Recent Banking Industry Crisis and Glass-Steagall Act

Request assistance with graduate level research: MS word document, with APA citing in text and references, addressing the following issues: Given the recent banking industry crisis, was repealing the Glass-Steagall act a mistake? Be sure to consider effects on banks as well as on bank customers, and the market reactio

Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Internal Controls

What are Internal Controls and their two primary goals? How did the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 affect internal controls? Also why would a company that announces deficiencies in its internal controls experience a fall in the price of their stock?

Ries and Trout's, The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Discuss, analyze 4 rules

See attached files. Please read in full The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing (Ries and Trout). Choose four of these rules for discussion and analysis. Please draft a memorandum outlining which of their 22 rules have, in your opinion, the most relevance to politics, except #22 and #17. Show how these rules are applicable t