Sustainable development oMeets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet its needsEx: WalmartHow to get employees to act ethically:oHire ethical peopleoTreating employees well (moral spillover)oCodes of ethics oWhistleblowers oEthics training oCompensationLabor Law/ Labor Rights (Chap. 30)National Labor Relations Act:oNational labor relations board = investigates charges of unfair labor practices and if guilty, they initiate action against faulty partyCoverage:oAll employees involved in or affecting interstate commerceExceptions:Independent contractors Government workersRailroad and airlinesManagementRight to OrganizeoGuarantee the right to form unions o30% of employees must sign up for union to get a union representativeCollective Bargaining oNegotiations between an employer and the union representativeoWages and working conditions 12
oGood Faith Provision = requires parties to make a sincere effort to reach an agreementStrikeoThe NLRA gives the right to strikeoAvailable when collective bargaining has reached an impassoMust be brough on by majority of employees not a minority (wildcat strike)Nonunion employeesoHave right to walk out with strikers but employers have a “free hand” when dealing with themTitle VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Private Companies)oProhibits workplace discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, or national originoDoesn’t cover sexual preference oReligious organizations may discriminate based on religionCoverageoHas 15 or more employeesoAffects interstate commerceScope of ProtectionoProtects all previously state groups oIt is not illegal for employers to require employees to be US citizens oProtects women that are pregnant as wellProcedures and Remedies oAnyone who feels discrimination may take employer to court oEqual Employment Opportunity Commission= receives complaints of violations, attempts to reconcile employer and employee but if failed the commission may file a suit in a federal district court Intentioanl Discrimination – Disparate TreatmentoAn employer intended to discrimate for a prohibited reason, sunstamtial contributing factor This can be proved in several ways:Explicit Exlcusionary Policy = if a company has a policy excluding those of a particular group, there is no question of intentional discrimination13
Evidence of Intentional Discrimination = even if there is not explicit evidence of intentional discrimination, there is evidence of devicions blown out of proportion because of perons groupoFiring a man over stop sign because he is maleCircumstantial Evidence = evidence is not clear cut, but inference that there was underlying discriminatory motivation from an aggregation of circumstantial evidence Prima Facie CaseoSuit against employers’ discriminatory actions, has to prove conditions before you can even go to court oElements:The applicant is within protected class
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