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Nature & effectiveness of Zappo's commitment to valuing diversity

For Zappos, respond to each of these items:

Indicate what number this employer is on the Fortune list.

Describe the organization (type of business, a history of the business, number of employees, unionized or not, and its HRM department's structure/reporting relationships).

Assess the degree to which this organization may be affected by recent updates and trends in federal and state employment law and major court decisions. Discuss what the organization may need to do to ensure legal compliance. Are there other changes too that you recommend be made as a result of implementing the new regulations?

Analyze the nature and effectiveness of Zappos commitment to valuing diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment.

Beyond company philosophy, what actual activities are in place in the organization, demonstrating their level of commitment?

Discuss diversity-related activities that aren't in place, but should be.

Evaluate the degree to which Zappos is committed to and successfully practices non-discrimination.

What do anti-discrimination laws specifically require of employers? Beyond the stated protected categories (age, sex, religion, and so forth)...what more specific employer actions are needed? For example, are there posting requirements, reporting requirements, training requirements, affirmative action requirements, reasonable accommodation requirements and so forth)?

Have there been charges of discrimination filed against Zappos? What resulted from those charges? Discuss.

Discuss how unionization has impacted this industry/business category overall. Discuss the role of labor unions in helping to shape the industry/business category and current business conditions for Zappos. If possible, give specific union examples (by name).

Has industry trend affected Zappos business? Please discuss and provide examples.

How might proposed union-related legislation by the federal government positively or negatively affect Zappos?

Discuss the benefits for developing a total rewards program at Zappos. Discuss the drawbacks.

Discuss the total rewards concept. Is it worthwhile for employers and here to stay, or is it just a passing fad?

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