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Internet and email policy in the workplace

Most companies have a log-on agreement stating that e-mail is to be used for business purposes only. What about personal e-mails to your husband or funny e-mails that you forward to your friends? Are you afforded an expectation of privacy when you use it for these personal purposes and violate company policy? To what extent shou

The FCRA, FTC, & the Delegation Doctrine

Please discuss those 3 questions below: Q1: In October, Renie Guimond discovered that her credit report at TransUnion Credit Information Co. incorrectly stated that she was married, used the name "Ruth Guimond," and had a credit card from Saks Fifth Avenue. After she reported the errors, TransUnion wrote her in November to s

Agent of Authority

Please, can you help me with this case, based on the following criteria: 1. Differentiate between the different types of agent, 2. Evaluate the rights and duties of an agent. Thanks. Case study Jane Black is a buyer for a high street fashion shop. She has a contract which gives her authority, from her employer, to

Business Law.... State of Georgia

You have successfully held your first training session on the common law tradition and sources of law! Now that everyone has an understanding of the origins of law, your next primer in this training series will explain the specifics of your state's court system. You must first perform the necessary research to locate your state

Business Law

As a new manager in your department, you are tasked with the job of providing employee training for members of your department who have interactions with the legal department. In order to ensure that everyone can effectively work with the legal staff, you must prepare a series of training document primers on various areas of law

Employment Law

The Inter-Pacific Railroad employs Francisco McGregor, a Hispanic man, as a supervisory conductor on its commuter trains. Except for one white woman, all of the other supervisory conductors employed by Inter-Pacific were black men. Francisco's Spanish nickname is "Paco." The other supervisor conductors referred to Francisco as "

Employment Law

Joe's Bakery advertised in the local newspaper for an assistant baker. Muhammad, a recent honors graduate of the Culinary School of America, applied for the position and was told that the position had been filled. Muhammad is of Middle-Eastern descent and practices the Muslim faith. The following day, and for nine consecutive da

Business Law - Corporations, Takeovers, and Dissolutions

Q1: Jerry Yarmouth incorporated J&R Interiors, Inc., and was its president, secretary, and sole shareholder. J&R failed to file annual reports and pay annual fees, however, and was involuntarily dissolved by the state. More than a year later, Yarmouth bought a workbench in J&R's name from Equipto Division of Aurora Equipment Co.

Business Law: Personal Injury and Injunctions

Q1: On March 6, 1981, Carolyn Hamaker lost three fingers from her left hand while operating a notcher machine (lathe) at her place of employment in South Dakota, Pallets and Wood Products. The notching machine had been manufactured by Kenwel Machine Co. On December 31, 1975, Kenwel sold its assets to John and Rosemary Jackson, w

Please discuss these two case studies

Q1. Eric incorporated Viking with an initial capital of $3,000. Eric also made a $7,000 loan to Viking. Viking had as assets 65 lots of land held for development, which lots cost $430,000. Viking became unable to pay its creditors, who sought to pierce the corporate veil and hold Eric liable. Were the creditors successful?

Oxy Corp. and Oya Paka Business Law Scenarios

Q1: Oxy Corp. is negotiating with the Wick Construction Co. for the renovation of the Oxy corporate headquarters. Wick, the owner of the Wick Construction Co. is also one of the five members of the board of directors of Oxy. The contract terms are standard for this type of contract. Wick has previously informed two of the oth

Condemning property and liability of storage

Please read those 3 Cases below. Discuss how and why you think or found those 3 cases below are most challenging? 1. BOSTON & THE LAND OWNERS The City of Boston sought to condemn land in fee simply for use in constructing an entrance to an underground terminal for a subway. The owners of the land contend that no more than s

Sport Law - illegal drugs

Professional athletes should be allowed to take any substance they believe will enhance their performance. Do you agree or disagree, and, more importantly, why? Please provide a well reasoned argument.

Social Media and Legal Issues in the Workplace

The part time job at the party rental store is going fine, but you need more hours. So, you hear that there's an opening at Big Box Hardware. You fill out the job application and during your interview the store manager asks you for your login id and passwords for all social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. He tells you

Hassiepen and Green Cases

HASSIEPEN CASE Facts: Cynthia Hassiepen and Kevin Von Behren were divorced. Shortly after the divorce, Kevin began living with Brenda. Kevin and Brenda began an electrical contracting business, Von Behren Electric. Kevin contributed an old pickup truck and a drill; he also performed the actual contracting work. Brenda used he

Wrongfully Dissolving a Business Partnership

James Rhue and John Dawson formed a partnership to acquire and develop a shopping center. Rhue did the day-to-day management of the business, and Dawson contributed most of the capital and promised to obtain bank financing for the project. Rhue found two adjacent shopping centers, which could be purchased and renovated for $11.8

Liability when a firm becomes insolvent

Paula, Fred, and Stephanie agree that Paula and Fred will form and conduct a partnership business and that Stephanie will become a partner in two years. Stephanie agrees to lend the firm $5,000 and take 10 percent of the profits in lieu of interest. Without Stephanie's knowledge, Paula and Fred tell Harold that Stephanie is a pa

Divorce proceedings and a shareholder agreement

Herman Fryar was a shareholder in a small company, Bryan-Barber Realty, Inc. Fryar's ownership was subject to a shareholder agreement stating that he could not sell or otherwise dispose of his stock without the permission of the other shareholders. In divorce proceedings, the court directed Herman to transfer the stock to his wi

Entitlement to Disability Benefits

Robert Gladney applied for disability insurance from Paul Revere Life Insurance Co., enclosing with the application a check for $3,100, which represented the first semi-annual premium. The issuance of the policy was conditional on the insurance company's receipt of a medical form that was to be completed by Gladney's doctor foll

Validity of a Will

Flint is a widower who has two married children, Janek and Abrial. Abrial has two children, Phil and Paula. Janek has no children. Flint dies, leaving a typewritten will that gives all his property equally to his children, Janek and Abrial. The will also provides that should a child predecease him, leaving grandchildren, the gra

Equal Employment Opportunity and HRM

Please help on how to address the following. Before you start this assignment, be sure that you are familiar with the following laws and their amendments: Americans with Disabilities Act Title VII—specifically Religious Accommoda

Worker's Compensation Law

I'm having trouble with this end of the chapter question in my studies. Please summarize the question in 2 paragraphs or more (6 sentence minimum for each paragraph) and use complete sentences and your own words. Please cite any references. Please keep your opinion out of the response (only focus on the 1. Summarize the work

Current state of union relations in the airline industry

Labor Laws, Unionization, and the Workplace A good place to start familiarizing yourself with legal issues involving unions in the workplace is by looking over the National Labor Relations Board website, Be sure you are familiar with the following laws and their amendments: Labor-Management Re

Executing Mortgages and Court of Appeals

Please discuss those two questions below: Q1: Marcia executed a mortgage of Blackacre to secure her indebtedness to Ajax Savings and Loan Association in the amount of $25,000. Later, Marcia sold Blackacre to Morton. The deed contained the following provision: "This deed is subject to the mortgage executed by the Grantor herei

The Takings Clause

Discuss the evolution of the takings clause, including an analysis of regulatory takings, eminent domain and inverse condemnation. Discuss how the issue impacts business practice and the costs of operating business organizations. Discuss if the issue has a significant effect on consumers. Include specific examples to illustra

Affirmative action vs. equal employment opportunity

Just looking for a page or two to start a discussion/journal based on the following: Why do we as a society still need Affirmative Action? Isn't Equal Employment Opportunity sufficient to prevent workplace discrimination?

Reason for the Occupational Safety and Health Act

Present the history of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and why it was enacted. Briefly describe the steps to file a claim under the act and distinguish between the specific duty standard and the general duty standard under the Act. Response should be at least 200 words with sources used.

United Auto Workers union

The United Auto Workers union enters into contract negotiations with the Ford Motor Company in Michigan. What are the three main subject areas the UAW can negotiate with Ford? Provide an example of each. What steps can the UAW take if there is no agreement? What steps can Ford Motor take if there is no agreement? Will the laws o