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Illegal Aliens in US, Ethics of Cigarettes, Overtime Policy

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A) How do you feel about companies hiring undocumented immigrants in the US? We have many companies and cities that tend to look the other way. Is this the case of if you are not caught it is okay or you give a person a job so that is a good thing. Or is it an issue that they can pay workers a lot less because they do not want to get caught and cannot become legal citizens. Are we exploiting people in this country too?

B) In things like cigarettes and even alcohol how do we measure the ethics in these companies if they cause so many social and medical issues or is it a factor of the user abuses the product and not the product? What do you think?

C) What do you think would be a reasonable policy for overtime and working employees harder? If a company says more overtime, should it be mandatory or not, for instance?

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A) How do you feel about companies hiring undocumented immigrants in the US? We have many companies and cities that tend to look the other way. Is this the case of if you are not caught it is okay or you give a person a job so that is a good thing. Or is it an issue that they can pay workers a lot less because they do not want to get caught and cannot become legal citizens. Are we exploiting people in this country too?

It is wrong to hire undocumented immigrants in the United States. The government has been clear that all workers must be able to prove they are United States citizens. Hiring undocumented workers causes ethical issues for the company, and also for the consumer. In The American Way of Eating, undocumented farm workers are described earning $1.60 an hour, based upon their piecework rate. These workers do not pay taxes, nor benefit from the labor standards set up by our government of social security, workers compensation, or even OSHA rules. The undocumented workers are doing work ...

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This solution considers the ethics of undocumented immigrants working in the USA, the ethics of cigarettes and alcohol, and overtime policies.

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