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    Affirmative Action and its impact on public and private sector employers

    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. You should address (but are not limited to) the following: What employers are subject to affirmative action plans and why? What do th

    Secured Transactions in Consumer Purchases

    Consider the following scenario: Janice buys a refrigerator on credit from Excelsior Appliances. Janice's sales agreement treats the appliance as collateral. Janice loses her job; so, she sells the refrigerator to Henry and at the same time quits making payments to Excelsior. Henry is unaware of Excelsior's interest when he buys

    The Harmon Candy Co. has announced a rights offering for its shareholders.

    The Harmon Candy Co. has announced a rights offering for its shareholders. Cindy Barr owns 500 shares of Harmon Candy Co. stock. Five rights plus $62 cash are needed to buy one of the new shares. The stock is currently selling for $70 rights-on. a. What is the value of a right? b. How many of the new shares could Cindy

    Discussing Rights and Ex-Rights

    Jane Boles Bottling Co. has issued rights to its shareholders. The subscription price is $45 and four rights are needed along with the subscription price to buy one of the new shares. The stock is selling for $55 rights-on. a. What would be the value of one right? b. If the stock goes ex-rights, what would the new stock pric

    Residual claims to earnings

    Folic Acid, Inc. has $20 million in earnings, pays $2.75 in interest to bondholders, and $1.80 million to dividends to preferred stockholders. a. What are the common stockholders' residual claims to earnings? b. What are the common stockholders' legal, enforceable claims to dividends?

    Determination of promotion decisions in the workplace

    Management often disagrees with the use of seniority to determine promotion decision. Under what circumstances might an employer bypass a senior employee and promote a junior employee? Is this a fair proactive? Why or why not?

    Finance: Stock rights, dividends, value of the right, EPS after dividend is paid

    3) A firm has a market value equal to its book value. Currently, the firm has excess cash of $400 and other assets of $7,600. Equity is worth $8,000. The firm has 200 shares of stock outstanding and net income of $900. The firm has decided to pay out all of its excess cash as a cash dividend. What will the earnings per share b

    Requirements of Negotiability

    The following note is written by Joan Ellis on the back of an envelope: "I, Joan Ellis, promise to pay Julie Martin or bearer $100.00 on demand." Is this a negotiable instrument? Fully discuss this scenario?

    Sexual Harassment

    Need help in completing a 800 word assignment discussing abuse of power between a male supervisor and a female worker. The female just landed a large account and her supervisor is a flirt and wants to meet for dinner to discuss her expense report. She reports this unwanted act to Human Resources. At this point what happened to h

    Define the essential elements of crime, felonies, and misdemeanors

    You are still working for the City of Bigtown's Counsel, and it seems that your work largely involves shooting down the mayor's "creative" ideas to boost tourism. He is taken with the idea of an advertising campaign developed around auctioning Bigtown on eBay! He thinks that no one will take the auction seriously but that people

    Forms of Employment Memo Law 530

    Assessment Forms of Employment Memo. For this assignment, you are a mid-level manager at a large private university. Your boss, Chris Grey, is aware that you are in a degree program and are studying Employment Law. Chris sends you the following message: "I know you are taking a course in employment law, and I need your advice o

    Employment Law: Accomodation and Discrimination

    Please address the following: a. What are some measures a company can take to reasonably accommodate people with disabilities, or those with a known drug abuse problem? b. Should factors like personality, attitude toward work, and future upward mobility be considered when hiring? Why or why not? c. Can Title VII overrid

    Elements of crime and Intentional Tort: trespass to computer services

    Details: Your sister has come up with what she thinks is a brilliant idea for a home-based business - a website which helps lonely people find their perfect match by comparing different singles website services. She intends to link to some of the top dating sites, several alternative ones, and a few regional ones. While she expl

    Benefits of Having a UCC Code

    What are the benefits of having a Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) for business transactions? There are certain warranties provided by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). What are the various types of warranties that could apply to a large retail store?

    Elements of Contract Formation

    Using the Internet, locate an article specifically related to the elements of contract formation. Prepare a 350-700-word review of the article. Be sure to properly cite and reference the article in your review, along with any additional sources that you use.

    Compare and contrast litigation with arbitration mediation

    Compare and contrast litigation with arbitration and mediation. Which do you think is more effective in resolving business disputes? Please support your answer and explain why you believe litigation, arbitration or mediation is more effective in resolving disputes.

    ADR Clause for a Team Environment

    Topic: Can someone help me prepare an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) clause that can be used by a learning team to resolve disagreements among the team members. ( In 200 words) Guidelines: The clause must include at least one type of ADR in the clause; however, more than one type may be included. In addition

    Voting rights

    Galaxy Corporation is holding a stockholders?meeting next month. Mr. Starr is the president of the company and has the support of the existing board of directors. All nine members of the board are up for reelection. Art Levine is a dissident stockholder. He controls proxies for 30,001 shares. Mr. Starr and his friends on the boa

    What are the issues and problems of Competing in the Cable Industry Emphasizing Verizon and Comcast Cablevision and How does Comcast compete with Verizon what are the critical services provided by

    I have the following task, and I need some help getting started: Write a 15 pages research paper about comparing Verizon and Comcast to the wireless industry. The paper must be cited in APA form. The comparison should touch base on the following questions. What are the issues and problems of Competing in the Cable Industry Emph

    Agency and Liability

    Consider the following fact pattern. Jack tells several area car dealers that because of his special expertise with sports cars, the wealthy Dr. Robbins has hired him to find the doctor a unique sports car. Jack looks at many cars and test-drives quite a few of them. Jack finds one he believes Dr. Robbins would especially like.

    Joan has always been a "hands-on" manager, a businessperson who becomes involved in all aspects of an operation. She is starting her own company, which will manufacture parts for the private aviation

    Consider the following scenario: Joan has always been a "hands-on" manager, a businessperson who becomes involved in all aspects of an operation. She is starting her own company, which will manufacture parts for the private aviation industry. There is some potential for product liability in this line of business. Joan consult

    How the Legal System Influences Our Daily Life

    Although we may not often realize it, law and the legal system influence many aspects of daily life: the workplace, the things we buy and sell, and even our family relationships. For example - Identify your most recent purchase or sale. Who was the other party involved in the transaction? What was the form of payment? If some

    When is a Web page Creator Subject to a State's Jurisdiction? Creating and maintaining a Web page that is accessible from anywhere in the world poses new jurisdictional issues.

    When is a Web page Creator Subject to a State's Jurisdiction? Creating and maintaining a Web page that is accessible from anywhere in the world poses new jurisdictional issues. In this 1999 article, Christopher Wolf, and attorney at a Washington D.C.law firm, explains the evolving law on jurisdiction on the Internet. the questio

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