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    Explain how the changes in the FLSA were enacted.

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was modified in 1994. Explain how the changes in the FLSA were enacted and discuss the opinions and concerns that different associations, special interest groups, and political groups had at the time. Explain the rationale for these opinions and concerns. Use the Internet and other sources to

    Fundamentals of Business law

    During the decade of the 1990s, business and personal bankruptcies soared. This happened in spite of the greatest economic boom in US history. It was also a boom time for lawyers specializing in the intricacies of bankruptcy law. In 1998, a record 1.4 million businesses and individuals filed for protection under the bankruptcy c

    Fundamentals of Business Law

    Consider the following cases on Bankruptcy and Reorganization. Petition In March 1988, Daniel E. Beren, John M. Elliot, and Edward, F. Mannino formed Walnut Street Four, a general partnership, to purchase and renovate an office building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. They borrowed more than $200,000 from Hamilton Bank to purch

    Sarbanes Oxley

    Why is corporate governance is important and who should have a role in an organization's governance process. I need to consider how Sarbanes-Oxley impacts corporate governance and which provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley is most difficult for organizations to implement.

    Law Questions

    1. A. Action Corporation purchases all of the assets of the Bell Corporation for cash. After the purchase, a creditor of the Bell Corp oration asserts that by buying the assets of the Bell Corporation, Action has automatically assumed all of Bell's obligations. Is he correct? Explain. B. Dicton Corporation is merged into the C

    Business Law in International Court of Justice

    The International Court of Justice (The World Court), located at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands), was established in conjunction with the United Nations in 1946. The World Court has two primary functions: (1) settle in accordance with international law the legal disputes brought to it by individual countries and (2)

    Laws and Legal System

    Why is it important to have laws? Do you think the legal system we adopted is the most efficient legal system?

    Civil Rights & Age Discrimination

    Research your civil rights regarding age discrimination. Interpret the law in terms of your protected right as an employee. And what industries do you feel openly discriminate against selected minorities, men/women, or youth/elderly?

    Civil Rights Generations

    Most of the younger generation is a diverse workforce. One in three is a minority. Research your civil rights in regards to racial discrimination. How will this impact the future generation in the workplace? Also research the civil rights regarding discrimination. Interpret the law in terms of your protected right as an employee

    US Copyright Office

    1. Visit the web site for the U.S. Copyright Office. Using the name of an artist, find a list of copyright material for that artist and write a couple of paragraphs about the results of the search. 2. Write a paragraph or two about downloading music from the internet. The paragraph should include the ethical/legal dilemm

    Fundamentals of Business Law

    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

    Employment Law - Harassment

    1. What factors must be taken into account in determining whether an individual with a communicable disease that is a disability is other wise qualified for the job? 2. Carter was hired as a disc jockey, by Warren, when he was aged 54. Two years later, during economic hard times, Carter is laid off by Warren. Car

    Administrative Agency Presentation

    I need to complete a PowerPoint Presentation on an administrative agency. For vast choices, see: http://www.whitehouse.gov/government/independent-agencies.html ? my presentation should have at least 7 slides and must include speaker notes for each slide as well as the answers to these questions: ? Why does the agency exist? ?

    Fundamentals of Business Law

    Details: When one thinks of crime, it's usually with individuals in mind. However, companies commit crimes too. Review the articles below and respond to this question, citing the articles you reviewed: Do the company's actions fit the definition of a crime? If so, what kind, a felony or a misdemeanor? Why or why not? Artic

    Fundamentals of Business Law

    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

    Disparate Treatment Case Study

    Find a case that illustrates disparate treatment. Include the following components in each case study: 1. A brief description of the relevant facts 2. The ruling and reasoning of the court 3. The specific implications of the ruling for your employment environment 4. Appropriate case citation

    Disparate Impact Case Study

    Find a case that illustrates disparate impact. Include the following components in each case study: 1. A brief description of the relevant facts 2. The ruling and reasoning of the court 3. The specific implications of the ruling for your employment environment 4. Appropriate case citation

    Can CCC win in a suit against Land Investment for payment of the entire contract?

    Land Investment, Inc. hires Commercial Construction Company (CCC) to renovate the interior of Land Investment's office building. CCC completes the major reconstruction, paints the interior and buys the pictures and furnishings. Land Investment rejects some of the furnishings, because they do not match the plans and later refus

    Describe the jurisdiction of courts in cases of website.

    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, an attorney at a Washington D.C. law firm, explains the evolving law on jurisdiction on the Internet. The questio

    Fundamentals of Business Law

    You work for the city of Bigtown's legal department. Bigtown has been trying for years to attract more convention business, but it has been unsuccessful to date. The new mayor was voted in on the tagline, "I'll make Bigtown the place to see and be seen." It's been six months since the mayor's inauguration, but tourism is, if

    Law and Ethics

    You are a paramedic arriving at an emergency scene. A group of scouts have entered a cave that is now filling with water. They were led into the cave by a rather large scoutmaster. Unfortunately, while leading them out of the cave, the scoutmaster somehow managed to get stuck in a narrow opening with only his head and shoulders

    Anti-trust act

    Goliath, Inc., a United States producer of gem quality sapphires, set up a subsidiary holding company in the Cayman Islands (Junior, Ltd.) to control all of Goliath's non-United States subsidiaries. Junior then entered into a cartel agreement with producers of sapphires in those countries (other than the US) where sapphires

    What is Disparate Intent and Disparate Impact?

    What is the definition of Disparate Intent and Disparate Impact? If a protected class of job applicants sues the employer, will it likely get compensatory and punitive damages? Explain.

    Business Law: Title VII

    1. What types and amounts of damages are awarded for Title Vll violations? 2. What is a BFOQ? 3. Is it defined by the courts narrowly or broadly? 4. What two ways is the Civil Rights Act of 1866 superior to a Title Vll claim for racial discrimination? 5. I own a business with more than 15 employees. We never are open

    Consequences of Negligence

    What types of damages are awarded for negligence? What are the four major elements of a negligence cause of action?