Many students are surprised to learn that employees may be fired for any reason not expressly prohibited by the law. As we have seen, the law requires employers to accommodate a fairly wide range of employee behaviors and conditions. However, there are still classes of employees and behaviors that are not protected by the federal law, e.g., sexual orientation or political affiliation. Should the law be expanded to cover additional classes and behaviors? Why or why not?
Minimum of 150 words. Source outside of your own thoughts, should be referenced. Include solid grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling.
Read the attached 2 case studies and answer the corresponding questions of each case, which are listed at the end of each case.
The requirements below must be met:
To get full credit on the case brief, you must use all the case questions which follow each case as headings. In addition, you must fully answer these questions. It is not enough to state the law. You must also provide the facts that the court relied upon when reaching a decision where appropriate.
Below is an example of how this can be done:
Wal -Mart Stores v. Cassias (Ch 1, p 17)
What was the legal issue of the case?
The legal issue of this case was ….
What did the court decide?
The court decided to X…..
Failure to do this will result in 10 points being deducted from your grade.
Write between 750 – 1,250 words (approximately 3 – 5 pages) using Microsoft Word in APA style, see example below.
Use font size 12 and 1” margins.
Include cover page and reference page.
At least 80% of your paper must be original content/writing.
No more than 20% of your content/information may come from references.
Use at least three references from outside the course material, one reference must be from EBSCOhost. Text book, lectures, and other materials in the course may be used, but are not counted toward the three reference requirement.
Cite all reference material (data, dates, graphs, quotes, paraphrased words, values, etc.) in the paper and list on a reference page in APA style.
References must come from sources such as, scholarly journals found in EBSCOhost, CNN, online newspapers such as, The Wall Street Journal, government websites, etc. Sources such as, Wikis, Yahoo Answers, eHow, blogs, etc. are not acceptable for academic writing.