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    My assignment is as follows - Critically assess the events reported in the New York Times article titled, "A Somali Influx Unsettles Latino Meatpackers." Compose a report of at least 1500 words evaluating the stress among Muslim and non-Muslim workers as management tried to effectively handle the issues of religious expression. Based on your findings, document where and how management's actions went wrong, exacerbating workers to the point of hostility. Also, explain what management should have done to prevent this resentful organizational culture and the culminating violence. Support your position with credible academic sources properly cited in APA format.

    I'm looking for around 400 words or so of ways that management could better resolve the tension and ideas on how to manage the different cultures. Also, please add some insight on the critical assessment of the decisions that were made. I'll be happy to up the credits if the word count is doubled or more. 700-800 words 3 credits and 4 for 1000-1200. Thanks!

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    Management could better resolve the conflict in the situation described in "A Somali Influx Unsettles Latino Meatpackers" if management had addressed the conflict early on and directly addressed the issues. There was a difference between the Latino workers who were working earlier and Somalian workers that were employed later. The Latino workers were illegal immigrants and had no rights under the US law. In contrast, the Somalian workers were legal refugees who were aware of their legal rights. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 says that employers must provide reasonable accommodation and breaks for religious prayers have been given as examples of reasonable accommodation. Further, changes in timings of dinner breaks during a period of time also appear to be ...

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    The conflict between meat-packers and Somalia workers is explained in a structured manner in this response. The answer includes references used.