Anti-Discrimination Laws Related to Employment

Anti-Discrimination Laws Related to Employment

 

A description of a business situation that presents a legal and ethical issue. The business situation must be from prior, current, or anticipated future employment experiences or from a current event. The description of the business situation must not exceed two pages.

  • An analysis of the ethical concerns raised by the situation.
    • Apply at least two different ethical theories to the situation to support at least two different outcomes.
    • The paper must determine which ethical outlook as applied to this particular situation will result in the best legal outcome for the business.
  • An explanation of at least three of the relevant areas of law that have been addressed in this course (e.g., constitutional law, contracts, anti-trust law, securities regulations, employment law, environmental law, crimes, or torts) and an assessment of the each area of law as it applies to the business situation identified.
  • A recommendation to reduce liability exposure and improve the ethical climate or the overall ethics of the situation. Your recommendation must be supported by specific legal, ethical, and business principles. A recommendation to reduce liability exposure and improve the ethical climate or the overall ethics of the situation.
  • Prepare an advertisement for that position that complies with federal law

  • This advertisement must be detailed. The minimum length of your job description must be 300 words (approximately three-fourths of a page). You can make up the job details but must include the following:
    • A job description
    • A description of the job duties
    • A description of the minimum qualifications
  • Prepare 10 illegal questions that must not be asked. For each question, be sure to justify your reasoning.
  • Prepare 10 legal questions that may be asked during the interview. For each question, be sure to justify each question.

Elements of a contract

 

Suppose that the Fabulous Hotel hires you as head chef under a two-year employment contract. After two years, another hotel wants to hire you. However, in the original employment contract you signed with the Fabulous Hotel, the following paragraph appears:
“The below-signed agrees not to work as a chef for another hotel in the same metropolitan area for a period of two years after leaving our employ.”
• Describe and analyze the five elements of a contract that must exist for this agreement to be enforceable.
• Explain why this contract is governed by common law or the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC).
• Examine at least two circumstances in which this non-compete agreement would be unenforceable.

 

  • The businesses are being sued for breach of contract. Create a matrix that lists each business, and compare and contrast your personal liability exposure as an owner as a result of the lawsuit.
  • For each business entity, analyze how you might limit your liability exposure as an owner.
  • Describe a business that you may own some day or that you currently own. (Even if you never plan to own a business, pretend as if you will do so for the purposes of this assignment.) Examine the best business organizational form for the business that you have described, including in your examination personal liability exposure, management, taxation, and ease of formation.

 

Week 2: Negligent Tort (1500-word minimum; three scholarly sources in addition to text)

Visit the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

Click on “Recalls.” Choose one product that has been recalled.

  • Describe the product subject to recall, including the recall date, recall number, and the reason for the recall.
  • Analyze whether the manufacturer would be liable for negligence if the product had not been recalled and had caused harm to a consumer.
  • Discusses the following in relation to the product recall:
    • Duty of Care
    • Standard of Care
    • Breach of the Duty of Care
    • Actual Causation
    • Proximate Causation
    • Actual Injury
    • Defenses to Negligence

Analyze and apply a relevant consumer protection statute identified under “Consumer Protection” in Chapter 8 of your text in conjunction with the product recall that you have identified. Must address the topic with critical thought.