University of Phoenix Material Employment Laws Chart Complete the chart below using information from the weekly readings and additional research if necessary. Employment Law Description and Requirement of Law Importance of Law Workplace Application Civil Rights Act of 1964 Prohibits discrimination based on sex, or race during hiring, promoting, and firing process. It is unlawful for any employer to fail or refuse to hire or discharge any individual, or discriminate against any individual with respect to his or her compensation, terms, conditions, privileges or employment. Due to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Sex, Age, Race, Gender, Marital Status Equal Employment Opportunity Act This act
Role and Functions of Law LAW/421 March 17, 2014 Role and Functions of Law Law is part of our daily lives whether is personal or business, therefore it is important to understand the role and the function of it. Law is everywhere at work, when we are driving, school and every other things we do during the day. Without knowing it, everything we do involves law and every decision we make in some way or another law is involved. In the paper I will be discussing what law stands for and what type of laws and role-play in my present jog. In many cases laws have been passed by Congress, first is approved by the president and hopefully people abide by the laws on a day-to-day basis.
GAAP also has specific types of transactions, and it required public companies to follow rules that are set by the Securities and Exchange Commission. IFRS Revenue Recognition IFRS revenue recognition states that revenue can be recorded when it becomes economically significant: IFRS revenue recognition can be defined as "not as strict" as opposed to GAAP. IFRS is considered universal; standard 18 sets forth general principles and examples applicable to all industries. IFRS allows recognition when the rewards and risk of ownership is transferred, giving the buyer control of the goods, revenue is understood and the economic benefits will flow to companies or in other words, you will get paid. IFRS bans the "completed contract method" and under certain circumstances will allow the percentage of completion method.
Complete the following problems located in Taxation of Individuals and Business Entities: • Comprehensive Problem 83 (Ch. 15) Respond to all questions. Support your answers with calculations, as needed. Identify significant tax and nontax issues or concerns that may differ across entity types. Dawn, Lind, and Mike forming their business relationship under the label Colored Custom Sheets, CCS will encounter several issues regarding both tax and nontax issues which may differ across entity types.
Employment Simulations Tables LAW/531 Susie S Wilson University of Phoenix December 17, 2012 Donna Ross Employment Simulations Tables Any kind of discrimination in the workplace is illegal. Organizations must follow the guidelines set within their own policies to prevent all manner of discrimination. Discrimination is based on the grounds of race, gender, age, national origin, disability, religion, and affinity orientation. The rules and guidelines of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 are imperative in recognizing, guarding, and avoiding litigation based on discrimination. The
These are actually different laws for products that are in place for the satisfaction of the requirements for the United States Government. When it comes to business, the different services and the different goods can be something that are protected by the Uniform Commercial Codes laws and this regulation throughout the UCC can the affect the different small businesses in part by just implementing the main services to these
There was once case in particularly where a male was sexually harassed at work and was awarded $1 million. It does not matter if the person being harassed is male or female; both genders are protected under the law. “ Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964, but it was the mid-to late 1970s before courts began to seriously recognize sexual harassment as a form of gender discrimination.” (Bennett-Alexander, 2007) Employers have a responsibility to address sexual harassment or any other discriminatory acts in a timely manner or be held liable and face possible lawsuits. Every situation does not warrant sexual harassment; employers should ensure employees understand the consequences of any harassment and the course to follow to report harassment. According to EEOC guidelines, undesirable sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature compose sexual harassment when submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment, submission to or denunciation of such conduct by an individual is used as the foundation for employment decisions affecting such individual, or such conduct has the purpose of effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or
Dollar General Case Analysis Political forces affecting the Industry Political forces attempt to influence the activities industries undertake by exerting legislative powers to gain or create desired activity levels of a given industry, however this is not a unilateral attempt as industry representatives through lobbyists seek to gain favorable position in the industry by petitioning political representatives equipped with ability to grant such position, this shapes the macro-environment affecting the discount retailing industry. Taxes The question of who pays taxes and what’s a justifiable amount has become polarized as a result of the recently concluded general election. In any industry where gross margins are correlated with household incomes, taxes levied on households results in a reduction of the amount individuals and families has to spend, and consequentially the underline effect on enterprises in the discount retailing industry is less consumer expenditure directed to stores. The level of corporate taxes imposed on industries dictates the level of investment activities which could result in loss opportunities. Both buyers and sellers are worse off when goods are taxed (Mankiw, 2008).
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 also bars the judgment of people based on their race, color or national origin. Thanks to the Fair Housing Act it is unlawful to deny housing, equal accommodations, or refuse to negotiate the selling of a home or property to someone based on skin color. Any person or entity found to be harassing someone that is in the process of making a legal complaint based on the Fair Housing Act will be punished for criminal activity ("Fair Housing Laws", 2012). In most cities there are local services available to those looking to become a home owner. The African American Alliance for Homeownership (AAAH) provides the people of Portland, Oregon, with guidance on how to approach the task of looking for and buying a home.
Section 1981 applies to employees who are at-will, have no formal written contract, and no specific terms of employment (“Civil Rights”, 2013). The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII expanded the Act of 1866. Title VII deals with prohibiting discrimination for the protected classes of race, color, sex, religion, or creed or national origin in regards to employment conditions, such as setting wages, testing, hiring, training, apprenticeship, firing, and any other condition or terms of employment. In 1978, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was amended to include the Pregnancy Discrimination Act to prevent employment decisions to be based upon an employee’s pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (“Teaching with Documents”, 2013). The Civil Rights Act of 1991 amended the 1964 law.