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Employees and Independent Contractors

What are the differences between employees and independent contractors? Is it possible for an employer to reclassify all of his employees as independent contractors? If so why or why not?

Employment Law Discrimination

1. Martha is the coach of the female basketball team, and Bob is the coach of the male basketball team at Discrimination State University. Both Martha and Bob have comparable knowledge of basketball, both have comparable skills, both work comparable hours and both have comparable win-loss records. "The male team is a reve

UAW v. Johnson Controls, Inc.

Why do women have the right to work in a job that may damage their fetuses? Should the company close the plant if it cannot be made safe? Do you agree with the courts decision?

Affirmative Action

I would like to know the elements of affirmative action as it applies to public and private sectors and the interaction with the Title VII requirements of equal employment opportunity. For example, what employers are subject to affirmative action, what those plans require the employer to do, and what happens if the employer does

McDonnell Douglas Corp. V. Green Test and Outcome

I need help with this case. I have read this case and I am not getting the test. Please help - Was the McDonnell Douglas test appropriate, are there any changes to the test? Will Green be able to prove McDonnell Douglas's reason was pre-texual.

Title VII Law hiring based on hair color.

Discuss the ramifications of a policy that our company will not hire any blond people. What about a policy that we will hire only blond people? One of these policies is legal and one isn't I need to know which one and why?

Title VII - Workplace Discrimination

Need help with project: please discuss the following issues at it relates to Title VII (workplace discrimination). 1. The history and evolution of Title VII and its amendments (PDA, ADA, ADEA) 2. Who is covered and not covered under Title VII and its amendments. 3. Policies that companies should have in place to avoid viola

An "at-will" employee cannot be fired for which of the following?

1. An "at-will" employee cannot be fired for which of the following? a. absence from work due to bereavement. b. absence from work due to broken car. c. absence of work to take his wife to emergency room because of serious illness. d. absence of work due to job interview 2. Crystal quits her job 6 months ago, and now c

Promissory Estoppel

Assume you are in charge of training your company's sales and contract personnel. How would you explain the concept of promissory estoppel and what examples could you provide to them so they understand the concept and can apply it in their work?

FMLA and Workers compensation

Explain the application and implication of the following laws for your employer. Be sure to analyze (but is not limited to) the following employee safety, health, and welfare laws: a. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) b. Worker's compensation Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Then, answer the following questi

What is arbitration?

What is arbitration? What are the major types of arbitration? Give examples of each. What is judicial proceeding? Give 2 examples of judicial proceedings. What are the differences between arbitration and judicial proceedings? How do they apply to public and private sector collective bargaining situations

Title VII and employment conditions

Can Title VII override the employment and conditions detailed in an employment contract between an employer and an employee ? Why or why not?

Union Strikes are assessed.

When a union strikes an employer in an effort to receive higher wages, an employer often brings in workers to replace the striking employees. When an agreement is finally reached between the employer and employees, must the employer dismiss the replacement workers. Can you explain the legal rationale for this.

Reverse Discrimination is considered.

Reverse Discrimination has often been considered the flip side of affirmative action. What was the rationale ( reasoning) behind the court's decision in the case of Grutter v. Bollinger

Eplain the scope of Title VII and the workplace

Explain the scope of Title VII and its applications to the workplace. Could it be in paragraphs. I also need to properly cite the sources. Here are the two questions. 1) The application of Title VII and amendments in the workplace. 2) How disparate impact discrimination and disparate treatment discrimination occur under Titl

Create an Employee Handbook

Create a representation of actual sections of employee handbook. describing the company to which the employee handbook applies, address issues as privacy, employee/applicant testing, and performance evaluations in the global workplace.

Privacy Issues in the Workplace

I have been asked to prepare an employee handbook dealing with the issue of privacy in the global workplace. I need help determining 'what privacy rights issues should be addressed?' This will help me complete the other sections of the assignment Discuss the privacy rights issues that should be addressed in this handbook and

Affirmative Action

1) What employers are subject to Affirmative Action plans and why ? 2) What happens if employers do not meet the goals of the Affirmative Action plan ?

Affirmative Action/Title VII

Describe the elements of Affirmative Action as it applies to public sector and private sector employers, and how it interacts with Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. It should address (but is not limited to) the following: a. What employers are subject to affirmative action plans and why? b. What do the

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ..

Sherri Parris was employed as a crew member of Thomas and Thomas Contracting, a pipeline construction company. Parris was supervised by H.D. Thomas, son of the owner of the business. Parris became involved in an affair with H.D. Thomas, who was married. H.D.'s wife became aware of H.D.'s involvement with Parris and complained

Corporate Compliance is depicted.

Greg, Kim, Phil, and Bob each own 20 percent of the shares of a company and serve as the board of directors of the company, Home Health, Inc. George is also a 20 percent shareholder, but he is not a member of the board of directors. When Bob dies, his wife Suzie inherits his shares of stock that were then worth $100,000, and r

US Employment Law

United States Employment Law 1. Bill was a secretary for the CEO of a large company in an "at will" state. Bill had no Employment contract with the company. When the CEO was replaced, the new CEO believed it was more appropriate to have a female secretary. Bill was fired because the new CEO wanted a female as his secretar

Employment Law: Employment at Will

1.) Discuss the evolution of the "employment at will" Doctrine in the United States and what it means within the employment law context today? 2.) Discuss the steps an employer can take to minimize its exposure to possible employment litigation? Provide references.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Keeping in mind public sector and private sector employers, and how it interacts with Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity: *What employers are subject to affirmative action plans and why? *What do the plans require employers to do? *What happens if employers do not meet the goals of the affirmative ac