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Business Law Issues: Three practice problems with responses

1. To what extent should "Speech" over the Internet be regulated? Should the Internet be treated like television, or should different standards apply? Or is the Internet more like print media such as books or newspapers? How does Business 'speech' differ from an individuals 'speech'? Give reasons for your positions. 2.Bo

describe the major concepts behind worker compensation laws

Analyze and describe the major concepts behind worker compensation laws, and how they work in the fire service environment. Explain the reasons for the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970. Define the organizational structure and authority of OSHA, and discuss how they relate to fire service safety programs. Resp

Case questions: Michael A. Smyth v. The Pillsbury Company

Please read the case and respond to the three questions at the bottom. Michael A. Smyth v. The Pillsbury Company Michael Smyth worked for the Pillsbury Company. Pillsbury installed an electronic mail (e-mail) system in order to "promote internal communications between its employees." Pillsbury told its employees that e-m

Managers know how to improve performance

Paradoxes and Leadership Roles: Assessing and Developing Managerial Competence Alan T. Belasen, Ph.D. The importance of managing paradoxes increases with the complexity of organizational environments. Organizational environments are more dynamic and uncertain due to increased globalization, shorter product cycle time, intense

Support truths taught to children: Constitutional right

The things on the following list are wrong but have been taught as truths to children in schools and have been announced as true by politicians and the media who want to manipulate you and control your life and pull your strings as if you are a puppet. Your assignment is to find one or more of the things on the list that you

United States versus Professional Air Traffic Controllers

Please read the case and answer the 3 case questions. United States v. Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization 653 F.2d 1134 (7th Cir. 1981) State and federal employees have not always honored the prohibition on striking. While many ignored the prohibition, probably the most famous example occurred when the fede

A law firm received a retainer fee: How much is revenue in 2010

A law firm received a "retainer" of $10,000 on July 1, 2010, from a client. In rturn, it agreed to furnish general legal advice upon request for one year. In addition, the client would be billed for regular legal services such as representation in litigation. There was no way of knowing how often, or when, the client would requ

State Laws Relating to Employment-at-Will

We are writing about Wal-Mart. If you need a state to base the writing on please pick New Jersey. Include a discussion on how the employer of a team member responds to its state's laws relating to employment-at-will. With references and citations.

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

The United States declared that the provisions of articles 1 through 27 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights are not self executing. Please discuss and expand with cases and examples. What does this declaration mean? And is it valid under International Law? Please support with cases and logical argumen

Hoobastink Mfg Rights Offer: Calculating Subscription Price

Hoobastink Mfg. is considering a rights offer. The company has determined that the ex-rights price will be $61. The current price is $68 per share, and there are 10 million shares outstanding. The rights offer would raise a total of $60 million. What is the subscription price?

How does policy-oriented jurisprudence define law?

How does policy-oriented jurisprudence define law? In what articles of the 1948 Universal Declaration of human rights are the eight values of a world order of human dignity reflected? Expand on those articles, and support answer with certain cases in that regard. What are the major innovations of the 2007 UN declaration on

What is BFOQ? Matthew's shoe buyer promotes discrimination? Title VII protection

1. What is a BFOQ? Describe the circumstances under which gender, age, or religion could be a BFOQ. What are some examples of a questionable BFOQ? 2. Matthews, a prolific shoe buyer, refuses to be waited upon by male shoe store clerks. The owner of Shoes R Us, therefore informs all of his male clerks that they may not wait o

Best evaluative approach for the employment selection process

Consider the best evaluative approach to be used for the employment selection process. Consider interviewing techniques, tests and other selection processes and techniques that can be used to determine the best candidate. Identify how to develop the selection criteria and then how to ensure that the candidate meets the standard

Evaluating the Appropriate Selection Process

Consider selection tests as a way of getting in the right person...there are many to choose from. What criteria should you consider when evaluating the appropriate selection process to bring in the right person for a position?

Discuss Ralph Nader and the Customer Rights Movement

The Nader Page is a website devoted to consumer advocate Ralph Nader and his work. Go to http://www.nader.org. Click History. Click Chapter 1. Read "The Beginnings." Click Back on your browser. Click Chapter 8. Read "The Citizen Movement Expands." As a current or potential manager,

Business Law Alternative Dispute Resolution

Prepare an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) clause that can be used by a learning team to resolve disagreements among the learning team members. This ADR clause should be suitable for use by any learning team in any course of your program. Include at least one type of ADR in the clause; however, more than one type may be

Kinkaid Co Stockholders' equity transactions: How many shares, legal capital

Requirement 1-This is a new company so the shares issued in a, b, c, d transactions should equal the # o/s shares at end of year. Requirement 3-Total Contributed Capital or Paid In Capital is the total Stock plus Paid in Capital in Excess accounts. Again, since this is a new company there are no beginning balances. Kinkaid

OSHA Using Third Party compliance: Advantages/disadvantages

As an alternative to a system that regulates one hazard at a time and sends government inspectors to one workplace at a time, Michael Silverstein (www.SKAPP.org) proposes a generic rule requiring employers to implement comprehensive safety and health programs to reduce injury and illness as well as to obtain an annual written ce

How the Sarbanes Oxley Act Changed the Audit Environment

Can you please help me with the following questions: a. Identify how the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 changed the audit environment for auditors. b. Identify and explain new liabilities for managements of public companies created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. c. Identify five other ways in which the Private Securities Re