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Running head: EMPLOYMENT ISSUES CASE1Employment Issues CaseGroup 1December 3, 2019MBA 630 (9045) Fall 2019Professor Leslie Cooper-BloodUniversity of Maryland Global Campus
EMPLOYMENT ISSUES CASE2IntroductionNew Brand Design, Inc. (NBD), a subsidiary of Colossal Corporation produces, markets, and supplies electronic products to consumers all around the world. The company’s main office is located in the state of Delaware, with several branches at different sites including an office in Serafini, a country in Eastern Europe. NBD executive board is made up of six expatriates from the United States (US), one expatriate from Italy and three local Serafini nationals (UMUC, 2019). There are over 100 employees who are all nationals of Serafini and these ten board members manage them. Recently, two of the local Serafini executives Elena and Viktor, have discovered they are receiving a much lower salary than the other eight members of the executive board. They also learned their benefits package not nearly as comprehensive. Both workers have lodged formal complaints with the human resources director at NBD, Max Ciccone, who is very upset. Max, who has been dealing with several issues at NBD for a while, consulted with the US who has decided to try to fix the problem by sending out two more expatriates (Michael and Beth) from the US on five-year contracts to replace Elena and Viktor.However, the new issue is the two US expatriates are having trouble obtaining work permits. The labor office is refusing to grant Michael a work permit because he is 66 years old and under Serafini law, everyone is required everyone in Serafini is required to retire at 65 so younger workers can find jobs (UMUC, 2019). Beth has not received her workers permit becausethe labor office of Serafini is known for fabricating reasons to deny women’s requests for work permits and is claiming her paperwork was incomplete. Max, who has confirmed it was completehas not heard back from the labor office. Due to both of these issues, no action has yet been taken to terminate Elena or Viktor.Ethical Perspective
EMPLOYMENT ISSUES CASE3Solely from an ethical perspective, terminating both Elena and Viktor falls under unethical practices. According to the utilitarian principle, an action is only considered right if the

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