PPT or Word doc on: Agency and Employment Law (LAW 531)

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Purpose of Assignment

Employment costs are arguably a business's biggest expense. Consider how employment law regulates concepts such as discrimination, injuries on the job, employee vs. independent contractor, wrongful discharge, and unionization, to name a few. As you research for this assignment, consider the decisions made in this area are much more than business decisions but, in fact, impact lives. How do we reconcile between hurting employees and impacting the bottom-line? This is much tougher than it appears.

Assignment Steps

Resources: Legal Environment of Business: Online Commerce, Business Ethics, and Global Issues: Ch. 18, 19, 20, and 21.

Scenario: As employment costs continue to escalate, it is incumbent upon organizations to continually monitor its internal operations to ensure best practices are being followed. To that end, your CEO has asked you to prepare a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis.

Prepare a SWOT analysis in one of the following formats:

  • A 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation,
  • A comparison table in a maximum of 1,050 words, or
  • A maximum 1,050-word written analysis in Microsoft® Word.

Examine the following:

  • Consider the impact a principal and agent creates on the business and its employees.
  • Compare how express, implied, and apparent authority created by the principal and agent impacts equal opportunities for employees.
  • Identify the laws protecting workers against discriminatory practices.
  • Evaluate how the legal protections present in the workplace differ for employee and independent contractors.

Cite a minimum of two references for the four content areas taken from a business or legal resource. At least one reference must be from the University Library.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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School: University of Virginia

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Agency and Employment Law
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Agency and Employment Law
Employees are much importance individuals in the organization since they are the
primary people who determine how successful the organization will be currently and in future.
Therefore, there is the need of coming up with laws that can protect them while in the working
place to ensure that there is the effective collaboration between them and the management or the
employer. The employment laws are much importance because they will able to regulate the
concepts of discrimination, injuries on the job, unionization and at the same time wrongful
The employment laws, which are also known as labor laws mediates the relationship
between workers, employers and trade unions and the government. Employment laws can either
be individual and at the same time, collective. Some of the individual employment laws include
health care, hours of working, wages, dismissal, employment terms and at the same time, the
living wage.
Additionally, there are the collective employment laws including trade unions, workplace
participation, collective bargaining and collective action. Therefore, it is much important for the
employer to be aware of these laws and be practiced in the working premises to ensure that there
is the effe...

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