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Arbitration Analysis

Arbitration Analysis - 1 page Interest Arbitration Variants Final-offer Arbitration Results of Final-Offer Laws Arbitration and Maturing Labor Relations The above are various forms of arbitration available under state laws for public sector employees. Consider the benefits of each one. Prepare a chart listing each arbit

Employment Law And Harassment

In light of workplace bullying and the difficulties plaintiffs face in same-sex harassment cases, would it be better to have anti-harassment statutes aimed at prohibiting unwelcome, offensive, treatment regardless of whether the motive behind the treatment is discriminatory? Explain. (Is it a good idea to â??severâ? the conn

Explore the four categories of legal protections against wrongful discharge.

Refer to Table 18.1 on page 587 in your book. Read the related text. From that information, summarize and explain the four categories of legal protections against wrongful discharge. Write a good introductory sentence to set up your essay, and then write one good paragraph for each of the four categories. (We only need a summary

Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Explain the elements of the claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress. Quote the actual elements of the claim and cite your source. Try to use the best source for your citation. Add a follow-up sentence(s) in which you explain what that element means in practical terms. Summarize a case in which that claim was charge

Physical fitness and strength tests are likely to create an adverse impact against women as well as older workers and those with disabilities. What should employers do to minimize adverse impact when hiring for jobs that have genuine strength and physical fitness requirements ie firefighters.

Physical fitness and strength tests are likely to create an adverse impact against women as well as older workers and those with disabilities. What should employers do to minimize adverse impact when hiring for jobs that have genuine strength and physical fitness requirements ie firefighters.

Zheng v. Liberty Apparel Co.

In Zheng v. Liberty Apparel Co., the District Court used a four-part test to determine that the Liberty defendants were not joint employers with contractor corporations of certain garment workers. The federal Court of Appeals vacated the District Court's decision and remanded the case back to the District Court for consideration

Taft Hartley Act

List and describe the purpose of the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947 or the "Taft Hartley Act."

Employer liability

Alberto Pirollo was killed when his tractor rolled over as he was driving over a large mound of manure in a corral belonging to Montana Dairy. Pirollo was an employee of Golden Cal Trucking, and Golden Cal Trucking was an independent contractor. Montana Dairy had hired Golden Cal Trucking to scrape the manure out of its corrals

Title VII Discrimination at Mary's Hair Salon

Mary owns a 6-person beauty salon. One day an African American customer comes in and wants a wash and set. Mary has a cold and does not wish to give it to the customer, so she tells her that Geri will take care of her. Geri starts protesting, in front of the other customers, that she is not going to do the customer's hair becaus

duty to reasonably accommodate

List and discuss 4 factors considered by the EEOC in determining whether the employer would suffer an "undue hardship." Your discussion should include examples.

Employment -at-will

Explain the public policy exception to the doctrine of employment at-will, including stating what the ex-employee must demonstrate to prevail and give at least three examples of the public policy exception that have been recognized by some of the states. 

The pension scheme

There are many nuances to the design of an acceptable pension program. Design a model program to be offered to the union and explain your rationale. Answer

Compare profit-sharing plans and COLAs

Explain the difference between profit-sharing plans and COLAs. Do you believe profit-sharing plans or COLAs are more beneficial to employees? Defend your answer. Answer

Ideas for Starting a Plumbing Business

What would be the best choice for the business entity that represents a plumbing service that will be opened thru out the united states? What new business steps would be required to take control re: forming a corporation, taxation, and liability issues into consideration. Identify what laws and regulations this business must con

Employment Law Question

Employees v. Widget Company Elizabeth Bennett and Tom Jones applied to become administrative assistants for Widget Company. After the interviewing process, both were hired and asked to sign contracts that contained the same provision: â??If there is any dispute as to employment practiced or employee/employer actions, this

Sexual Harassment

I need help answering questions pertaining to the case study of Ellison vs Brady on the attached PDF. 1) Was the court's use of the "reasonable victim" standard? Explain. 2) Does this standard create problems for management? If so, what are they? If not, why not? 3) Was Ellison being "overly sensitive"? What would you

Legal Construction of the Employment Environment

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission vs Chicago Miniature Lamp Works. I need help answering questions pertaining to this case. 1) Would an unbalanced workforce due to word-of-mouth recruiting alone ever constitute

Union membership

Union membership has been declining in the United States for many years. What do you think are the major reasons for this?

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Please see attached case study on Petruska vs Gannon University and please help me answer the following questions on the case study. 1) Do you agree with the court's decision? Explain. 2) As a manager in this situation, how do you think you would have handled the chaplain's complaints? 3) Given the power that religious orga

The Regulation of Employment Relationship

Althea, who is African-American has been a deejay for a local Christian music station for several years. The station gets a new general manager and within a month he terminates Althea. The reason he gave was that is was inappropiate for a black deejay to play music on a white Christian music station. Althea sues the station.

minimum wage

In a global competitive world, do you think minimum wage is a good thing?


I need some help with the foll. Please see the discussion question(please cite references if/where possible)..Thanks Application of Nondiscrimination Laws to Faculty Employment Decisions Case Summary The School of Engineering at Elite University, a private, non-profit university, has four departments: Electrical Engine

Employment Law

How do we balance affirmative action and equal protection principles? As to public and private sector employees discuss: a. What employers are subject to affirmative action plans and why? b. What do the plans require employers to do? c. What happens if employers do not meet the goals of the affirmative action plan?

Employment Law: Potential Reasonable Accommodations

An individual without legs is otherwise qualified for the following positions: security officer on a graveyard shift, single coverage; parking attendant at a rental car company; and heavy equipment operator. Which position would be the best fit for the individual and why? What are potential reasonable accommodations?


Using the acquired skills of IRAC writing, brief the case UNITED STATES v. EPPERSON. You do not need to recite any facts. Begin with your issue statement, then fully identify and explain the rule of law the court applied, present the court's application of the law to the facts, and set forth the conclusion.