Barbara Williams_PLA2930-1_Unit 5_Homework

Barbara Williams_PLA2930-1_Unit 5_Homework - B. Employment...

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Unit 5 Contemporary Issues in Law Barbara Williams Homework March 20, 2010 Professor Jennifer Maloon A. Sexual Harassment
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1. Define sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that may include unwelcome verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is severe or pervasive in form. 2. Explain hostile work environment. A hostile work environment is the legal term used to refer to a work place where a person cannot perform their duties in a reasonable manner due to behaviors or actions by management or co workers that make it difficult or impossible. 3. Define the concept of quid pro quo . The concept of quid pro quo is getting something of value in return for giving something of value.
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Unformatted text preview: B. Employment Issues 1. Discuss how an employer could document a discharge based on just cause. An employer could document just cause and categorize it in many different areas such as poor job performance, disciplinary actions for violations of rule or policy, economic conditions in lieu of restructure or downsizing. 2. Discuss the concept of constructive discharge. Constructive discharge is when an employee is technically still employed however the working conditions are changed and the changes bring forth working conditions that are intolerable and the employee is forced to quit. Reference: Contemporary Issues in Law (Custom Edition). Boston, Ma: Pearson....
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