Assignment 1: Corporate Labor Relations Policy
Write a double-spaced, three-page research article on the instances of ethical breaches in corporate labor relations. Complete the following tasks to create the article.
Task 1: By Friday, September 13, 2013, research the Internet for reports on U.S.-based organizations that have allegedly breached laws related to ethical conduct in business with respect to labor or human resources. Limit your research to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity requirements. Identify two examples of poor corporate labor relations policy, related to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity requirements, along with examples of the breaches.
Task 2: On Saturday, September 14, 2013, analyze the available information, including case studies, to determine whether these breaches were downright unlawful. To determine if these breaches were illegal, you may search for and analyze the rulings from the following bodies:
- Department of Labor
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
- National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Provide insight into employee rights related to the two examples you chose.
Task 3: On Sunday, September 15, 2013, compile the research article. Use the following format:
Page 1: A summary of the two ethical breaches related to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity requirements.
Page 2: Analysis of these ethical breaches from the legal point of view with appropriate references
Page 3: A summary of employee rights related to the two ethical breaches you identified
All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
By Monday, September 16, 2013, post the research article to the M3: Assignment 1 Dropbox.
Assignment 2: Diversity and Discrimination
Create a double-spaced, two-page report on the impact of diversity and discrimination regulations on human resource management policies. Complete the following tasks to create the report:
Task 1: On Friday, September 13, 2013, conduct online research using the Internet for companies that are known for their ethical business practices. Select three publicly traded companies from this list and gather information about their HR practices related to diversity, discrimination, and people with disabilities.
Task 2: By Saturday, September 14, 2013, based on your analysis of this information, create a list of recommendations that can be implemented to ensure ethical conduct with employees in an organization.
The recommendations must address the following concerns:
- Does diversity mean that corporations must hire and promote only women and minorities?
- Do white men fit into a diversity requirement?
Task 3: On Sunday, September 15, 2013, compile the report. It should include the following:
Page 1: A summary of the HR policies related to diversity, discrimination, and people with disabilities in the three companies you chose
Page 2: A list of recommendations to ensure ethical conduct with employees in an organization
All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources. By Monday, September 16, 2013, post the report to the appropriate Discussion Area.