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Running head: FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES 1 Formative Assessment Activities Gilson Vila HRM/546 June 30th, 2014 Professor James Rambeau
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FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES 2 Formative Assessment Activities Organizations are always looking for ways to cut operational expenses associated with insurance premiums, employees’ wages and other workplace related necessities. A way to save money and improve employees’ performance, most organizations are implementing wellness programs that provide incentive for those employees who decide to joint. Computers by Design (CBD) owners are proposing a couple of methods to cut expenses, but they must comply with the different regulations to avoid any legality issues and expensive fines. Health Insurance Costs Versus Privacy The owner of CBD considering to hire individuals who are physically fit, healthy and no addicts. Under the bona fide occupational qualification. Discrimination is allowed only if legally necessary for employer’s particular business (Bennett-Alexander, & Hartman, 2007, p.91). Depending on the job description of the sales and services staff, they might be able to hired people who are physically fit in terms of the activities involved in these positions. For example, if the service department employees’ jobs require a lot traveling and equipment lifting, in this case they might have a legitimate reasons to denied employment because being physically fit is necessary for the success of the organization, provided it does not involve a individuals from the protected class. On part one of the two step program proposed by Abigail, offering voluntary pre- employment genetic testing is legal provided the prospective employees sign a consent and all the involvement of the tests are explained to them. In the case of CBD, by doing pre-employment tests exclude individuals applying for jobs who are genetic linked to any predisposing expensive disease, or are not appropriately physically fit, they are violating Tittle II of The Genetic
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