Drama of the Law: Employment Issues
Drug Testing of Employees
Answer Guide for Discussion Questions
Was drug testing part of the contract between Shelly and Herman?
No, there wasn't anything written in their agreement, and Herman never m
What should the court decide? ( i.e. The Issue and Rule)
The issue here is whether the Defendant is liable for the claim of defamation against the Plaintiff
when the Defendant distributed a letter stating that the Plaintiffs personal habits are not
1. Is the company violating the law? Explain.
Yes, the company is violating the law. Under Title VII, employers are required to reasonably
accommodate religion, unless doing so would impose undue hardship.[Wal16]. For some Muslim
women, the wearing of a r
Any more recent employment history, Jake? Eliot has been out of business for twenty-five
years. Is this a reasonable question? Explain.
Employment discrimination is a legitimate concern for employers, employees, and the Human
Resources Department. Employm
1. Since you have a number of jobs at which there are more men than women and you
desire greater diversity, affirmative action would be a good idea
Affirmative Action is a means by which the company or an organization counters historical
Did the employer discriminate in withdrawing the offer? Explain.
The answer here could be yes or no. First, an employer can retract a job offer, as long as the
employee has not begun employment and the reasons are legal.[Ker11]. An employer-employee
5. On what grounds could Scott sue the restaurant or Jack?
Scot could sue the restaurant based on the grounds of discrimination on sexual orientation. Title
VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on sex, sex, race, color,
1. Did this employer violate COBRA? Explain
The issue here is whether the employer violated COBRA when the employer did not provide the
employee and his beneficiary with written notification when the employer told the employee that
the employees health in
1. What should the court decide? What does the law dictate? (5pts)
The issue here is how should the court decide in a fraud/misrepresentation and breach of contract
case? After reading the facts of the case, the court should rule in favor of the Plaintiff
Was drug testing part of the contract between Shelly and Herman? Explain.
No! The drug testing was not part of the contract between Shelly and Herman. First, when an
employer hires an employee, the employer most times will provide a written contract to