The Employee Free Choice Act is was first proposed in Congress in 2009. It is
reportedly stalled at this point for political reasons. However, rest assured
the debate will be re-engaged sooner than later.
The two links below are advertisements for both si
As Human Resources Manager at ABC Widget Company, you also want to
provide an FAQ regarding COBRA for your employees. Following are the
questions for which you should provide answers to include in your FAQs:
What is COBRA? COBRA stands for the Consolidate
You are the Human Resources Manager for ABC Widget Company, a private
employer. You have recently had a number of questions from various
employees regarding the classification of positions as exempt or nonexempt. You decide you should put together a FAQ (
1. What was the legal issue in this case? What did the court decide?
The legal issues in this case are whether or not a number of female applicants were subjected to
sexual discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by The Dial Corpora
1. What were the legal issues in this case? What did the
appeals court decide?
-The EEOC claimed that Target violated Title VII of the Civil Rights
Act of 1964 by race discrimination against African-American
applicants for manager positions. The EEOC also
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1. The EEOC charged that Target violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by
engaging in race discrimination against African-American applicants for managerial
positions. The EEOC also alleged that Target violated the Act when
DRUG TESTING CONSENT, RELEASE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF
I hereby consent to submit to urinalysis and/or other tests as shall be determined thereof by ABC
Widget as a condition of employment and for the purpose of determining specific
Background Check Authorization
Former Name(s) and Dates Used:
Current Address Since:
Previous Address From:
Previous Address From:
Social Security Number:
Drives License Number/State:
The information contained in
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1. The legal issue in the Zheng v. Liberty Apparel Co. case was deciding if garment
manufacturers who hired contractors to stich and finish pieces of clothing were
considered joint employers within the meaning of the Fair Labor Standar
1. What were the legal issues in this case? What did the court decide?
In Vehar v. Cole National Group, plaintiff Wendy Vehar, a computer programmer,
alleged pay discrimination by Cole comparing her pay to that of her male colleagues,
also programmers, wh
Harassed for being unmanly? En banc court sees Title VII violation; dissent
sees clean-talk enforcer
1. In this case a man is being harassed at his job for not being manly. The harassment target,
Kevin Woods, endured near-daily taunts by Chuck Wolfe, the
Transgender discrimination Under Title 7
1. In this case a police detective who applied for a crime lab position with the Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
The first article I found talks about a 39 year old woman who died due to
chemical burns. Around midnight on June 1, 2007, Tina Hall
1. The legal issue is whether or not the courts and the construction company itself should up
hold the violations of specific OSHA standards.
2. 1. The failure to instruct employees and managers on how to recognize and avoid
hazardous work conditions.
Vehar v. Cole National Group
What were the legal issues in this case? What did the court decide? In this case the legal
issue was that Vehar was being discriminated against because she was a woman. She was
being paid a lower amount than her coworkers.
An organized collection of people, procedures, software, databases and devices used
to create store, share and the use the organization knowledge and experience.
Explicit knowledge is objective and can be measured
1. The legal issue is Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
The plaintiff feels that age discrimination caused her demotion in
the school system that forced her to take legal actions. The court
decided to reverse the district courts grant of summary