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Place of Secondary Authority in Research Plan

The law firm has a client, Lara Perez, who is currently 53 years old and was recently terminated from her job at Acme Telecommunications. Ms. Perez worked for Acme for 15 years at the point that her employment was terminated. Ms. Perez has a bachelor's degree and started at an entry-level position, but worked her way up to a man

Organizing Campaigns

Do you think that there should be any limits on employer and union campaigning? Give reasons to support your answer. If you agree, what type of limits would you suggest? Why? An example would be helpful.

Employee handbook

Employee Handbook Assignment Prepare a 1document in which you create a representation of "actual" sections of an employee handbook (**This must be original student content/work**). In addition to describing the company to which the employee handbook applies, also address the issues of privacy, employee/applicant testing, and p

Different Roles in Criminal Justice

Categorize each of the following roles as an administrator, a manager, or a supervisor. *Sheriff *Corrections lieutenant *Police chief *Court bailiff *Judge (of a rural, single-judge court) Provide the rationale for your categorization. In your response, include the agency each role would administer or the employees each

State and Federal law

1. What is the difference between state and federal law? 2. What is the difference between the court system and ADR and why would you use one over the other? 3. Knowing what you know about our legal system, what changes do you feel need to be made if any?

Discuss specific employment situations and issues

Discuss specific employment situations and issues you have encountered or have been exposed to in books, movies, TV. A made up scenario is acceptable too. Include what you know about employment conflicts, questions, grievances, lawsuits, etc., whether encountered personally or otherwise. Analyze the experienced employment sit

Disability within police force is discussed.

Discuss the respective interests involved in having police officers with the physical ability to perform the job, contrasted with a disabled worker who deserves to be treated humanely.

Business and Cyber Crime

Joe, the owner of a small hardware store, is desparate need of money to pay off his gambling debts. To obtain the money =, he burns down his store and attempts to collect the insurance proceeds. The fire, however, also spreads to he next building, which houses a family. One person dies and three others are injured. What crimes h

Business and cybercrimes are solved.

You are a teller at the local bank. Anotjer teller informs you that he has the perfect scheme to earn extra money. His friends will come in with forged checks, and he will accepted them. To avoid getting caught, he will route the checks to the wrong department and they will get lost in a pile of paperwork. He says that if you wa

Bonuses and the recession are discussed.

Over recent months you have heard much about finance companies taking government bail-out money. You have also heard about company management spending lavishly (including on bonuses). Are their actions criminal? Explain. Are their actions ethical? Explain.

Religious Discrimination

The Christina Bookstore of Port Alice seeks a cashier. Mansour, a Muslim. Applies for the job. He is not hired because he is not a member of a Christina religion. When sued for religious discrimination, by Mansour, the Bookstore asserts membership in a Christian religion as a BFOQ. Under what conditions will this defense be

Age Discrimination

Carter was hired as a disc jockey, by Warren, when he was aged 54. Two years later, during economic hard times, Carter is laid off by Warren. Carter brings a claim of age discrimination against Warren. On the basis of these facts alone what is Warren's best defense to Carter's claim? Explain?

Communicable Diseases and Job Qualifications

Question: What factors must be taken into account in determining whether an individual with a communicable disease, that is a considered a disability, is other wise qualified for the job?

California State System

Identify one example of an employment protection that is provided by the California state system, but not by the federal system.

Termination of an Employment Relationship

Mark is awaiting the results of his bar exam. He tells Paula that he will continue to employ her as his secretary if he passes the exam. If he fails the exam, the employment relationship has been terminated in what way? 1) Fulfillment of purpose 2) Operation of law 3) Unfulfilled condition 4) Revocation of authority

Cyber Law

Discuss how many Businesses or Persons are targeted by Cyber Crimes (Identity Theft, Financial Crimes, Hacking, & Spam) and Cyber Terrorists. Cite any personal or business experiences that you might have had or use past cases or articles. Use legal terms and apply the rules to the facts.

Employment - Affirmative Action in the Military

In your opinion, can you answer this question for me, if you had to do an advocacy paper to say that you believe that affirmative action is still needed in the military, what would be your position?

Ethics of Phone Use

During regular working hours, you periodically call family members in another state using your employer's telephone. Is this action reasonable? Is it ethical? Why or why not?

Proxy Rules: Executive Compensation

Please research the recently enacted Proxy Rules regarding executive compensation disclosure. Do these rules assist shareholders in their investment decisions? If so, how? If not, what not? Keep it simple.

Enron - What Went Wrong?

Please review the facts of the Enron case. What went wrong with Enron? Does the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2001 set up mechanisms to prevent the problems of Enron? Can "Enron" happen again?

Americans with Disabilities Act

SCENARIO A sales manager in a large security systems company was terminated soon after his coworkers learned that he is homosexual and that his life partner has HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The sales manager himself is HIV-negative. Has the employer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Independent Contractors - Little Lamb Company

Little Lamb Company needs an additional programmer for a special project. The company enters into a contract with Mary to complete this project. Just as the project is nearing completion, a new need arises for her services. She is asked to continue with the company to complete the new project. While completing the new project, t

Employment environment scenario is addressed.

Shefali Trivedi is the manager at a large food store and has hired many young employees to work for her on a parttime basis. During the past few weeks, she has noticed that she is missing a sizable amount of her stock in many different areas. She has no idea where to begin a search for suspects but is convinced that it is an "in

Affirmative Action

1. What is affirmative action? 2. List two pros and cons for Affirmative action programs in the workplace.

Define Affirmative Action?

Define Affirmative Action? Which employers are subject to Affirmative Action laws? What potential impact does Affirmative Action have on employees and the workplace?

Commercial law concepts

1.How does the definition of value for purposes of holder in due course differ from the definition of consideration? Why do you think there is a difference? Should there be a difference? 2. The law of negotiable instruments was designed to create a substitute for cash and to facilitate commerce. Has the importance of negot

Diversity in the Workplace

What is the value of diversity in the workplace? Should diversity be mandated legally? Why or why not? Explain.