Employer Essays

  • Employee/Employer Rights

    580 Words  | 2 Pages

    Employee/Employer Rights I am writing this coursework to explain the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees at Richer Sounds. I will also explain the procedures to deal with disputes and with health and safety issues that occur in Richer Sounds. First of all I will describe the main laws, which protect employees within businesses. All businesses/organisations must display details of the Health and Safety at Work Act in a prominent place. A legal requirement at work is

  • Marxism and Labour Theory - The Conflicts between Employee and Employer

    3031 Words  | 7 Pages

    Marxism and Labour Theory - The Conflicts between Employee and Employer 1. Introduction 1.1 Overview on the essay topic To organisations, employees (labours) are wonderful resources, because they are compact and multi-purpose, capable of simple manual tasks or dealing with complicated machines, most importantly, they are the profit maker for their employers. However, there is always a problem between employees and employer. Any attempt to manager in a humane way, by consensus, is doomed to failure

  • Disabilities Act

    8299 Words  | 17 Pages

    generous support of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research EMPLOYMENT Q. What employers are covered by title I of the ADA, and when is the coverage effective? A. The title I employment provisions apply to private employers, State and local governments, employment agencies, and labor unions. Employers with 25 or more employees are covered as of July 26, 1992. Employers with 15 or more employees will be covered two years later, beginning July 26, 1994. Q. What practices and

  • Religious Discrimination

    2915 Words  | 6 Pages

    Cloutier v. Costco Wholesale     9 6. Religious Discrimination after September 11, 2001     12 7. Summary and Conclusion     13 7.1 Summary     13 7.2 Conclusion     15 1. Introduction Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating against applicants and employees because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Religious Discrimination as part of the Civil Rights Act is the subject of this term paper. Initially, I will give a brief definition

  • Economic Impact of the Added Worker Effect

    601 Words  | 2 Pages

    of desired hours of leisure to changes in one’s income. If wages are held constant and income increases then the desired hours of work will decrease. The relevance of the income effect in regards to the study of labor economics is very important. Employers, economists and Government institutions have the ability to determine the amount of time workers’ will seek to either choose more hours of work or more hours of leisure. This can be used to estimate the average number of work and leisure hours a

  • The Persons Responsible for Health and Safety in the Workplace

    707 Words  | 2 Pages

    The Persons Responsible for Health and Safety in the Workplace Identify the persons responsible for health and safety in the workplace. Roles are Responsibilities of Employers. Every employer should ensure, the health, safety and welfare at work of all their employees. Bellow are the areas the employer should protect the employees from, without prejudice: * To provide and maintain areas of work that are, safe and without risks to health; * To ensure, minimal risk when, handling

  • Suicide in Bartleby and Life in the Iron Mills

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    Dead Letters Office. As explained by the lawyer, the scriveners were paid four cents a folio, and under the employment of the lawyer, the scriveners also had to run errands for the lawyer, as well as help in proof reading the copied documents. The employer did not compensate for these other tasks. Thus, it was obvious as to why "Bartleby was never on any account to be dispatched on the most trivial errand of any sort; and that even if entreated to take upon such a matter, it was generally understood

  • Edible Resume Essay

    2335 Words  | 5 Pages

    necessary that we reduce ourselves to our essential skills, and package and market ourselvesto someone who will spend less than thirty seconds reviewing “us.” Out of necessity for job seekers tocommunicate quickly and efficiently with potential employers, the structure and guidelines for thegenre of resumes have emerged. These structures and guidelines, in turn, respond to and reflect ourcultural ideologies. As Bernadette Longo has noted about the cultural nature of texts, such “largersocial relations

  • Trainning as a Recruitment Tool

    507 Words  | 2 Pages

    Trainning as a Recruitment Tool The title of the article is “Training as a recruitment tool”. It begins by addressing the problem which is that although we are living in a time of good conditions like low unemployment rate, many employers fell so bad. In the last decade employers had a deep and wide pool of new college graduates and recently laid-off, trained workers from which to choose. The workforce was also faithful and had no interest in leaving the security of a paid job to join the unemployed.

  • Kenwood's Recruitment and Selection

    2250 Words  | 5 Pages

    employees, contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday a year and many over company advantages. Overall Kenwood’s offer a fair wage to all their employees, offer equal job opportunities to all cultures. Kenwood Ltd is an equal opportunity employer, committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst their workforce. The Company’s long-term aim is that the arrangement of their workforce should reflect that of the local community.. All employees, whether part-time,

  • Equal Pay

    1040 Words  | 3 Pages

    low paying jobs; lower levels of unionization for women and attitudinal barriers that have kept women from achieving equality in the workplace and undervaluation for women’s work. The Equal Pay Act (part of the Fair Labor Standards Act), forbids employers to compensate women differently for jobs that are “substantially equal”, that is, almost identical. Traditionally, women have worked in different occupations than men; these occupations tend to be substantially different, pay less and confer less

  • Part-time Jobs For Students: A Good Idea

    1298 Words  | 3 Pages

    or is an asset. In today?s job force, employers do not always have time or the resources to train employees in great depth. Experienced students applying for a job are more likely to be hired than someone who is not as experienced. This is because students with experience on their resume show that they have already proven they can handle a job while balancing school and other activities. Students can gain a lot of experience by volunteering, although employers are usually looking for real job experience

  • James Herriot’s If Only They Could Talk

    1203 Words  | 3 Pages

    In James Herriot’s autobiographical book, If Only They Could Talk, we see that Herriot has many strong characteristics which help him through his tough, and oftentimes demanding, career. He has a vast knowledge of his practice, as well as his employer and friend, Seigfried Farnon. Herriot has a great sense of humour, and is able to take embarrassment excellently. He also works well in strange, or uncomfortable situations. One of his strong character traits is his adaptability, he is very flexible

  • The Americans With Disabilities Act

    2763 Words  | 6 Pages

    "The Americans With Disabilities Act is one of the most significant laws in American History. The preamble to the law states that it covers 43,000,000 Americans."(Frierson, p.3) Before the Americans With Disabilities Act(A.D.A.) was passed, employers were able to deny employment to a disabled worker, simply because he or she was disabled. With no other reason other than the persons physical disability were they turned away or released from a job. The Americans With Disabilities Act prevented this

  • Telecommuting

    519 Words  | 2 Pages

    position would actually transition itself to a telecommuting position or as I would like to call it now, “a virtual office position.” As a Software Implementation Consultant, I feel that a telecommuting position has been a viable solution for my employer, for my work responsibilities, and for my overall job satisfaction. With the help of hardware devices such as my laptop computer, pager, cellular phone, voicemail, etc., and software applications such as pcANYWHERE, MS-NetMeeting, MS-Project, MS-Internet

  • Random Drug Testing is Ethical and Necessary

    1164 Words  | 3 Pages

    is nearly impossible to keep one’s privacy. The relationship between employer and employee is based on a contract. The employee provides work for the employer and in return he is paid. If the employee cannot provide services because of problems such as drug abuse, then he is violating the contract. Employers have the right to know many things about their employees. Job skills and training can even be investigated by the employer. The employee is to perform services and these services must be done

  • Quit Watching Me!

    804 Words  | 2 Pages

    disorders. Employers feel they have the right to monitor their employees, however when extensive monitoring effects a employees health, then the employers has gone to far. Advance technology has lead to monitoring devices such as via computers, video surveillance, and active badges in the last decade, but as the intensity of the surveillance increases so do the negative effects on the employees. There has been a huge increase to pass legislation’s that will regulate the employer in monitoring

  • Cheating in School Versus Cheating in the Real World

    628 Words  | 2 Pages

    employ the same tactics in his or her workplace? The student will use those tactics, but in the real world, such acts are not called “cheating tactics,” but “business strategy.” Several years ago, Clemson University was approached by a perspective employer. A business man visited the school and announced that the company wanted to hire some new staff members. In order to be more selective of the persons to get called in for interviews, the man announced an online exam that the students must take

  • Absenteeism In The Workplace

    1398 Words  | 3 Pages

    Showing up for work when you are supposed to and on time is not only highly beneficial for your employer, but for you personally as well. However, most employees do not realize the effects of absenteeism. (Bossidy, 2001) Illness is a big issue when it comes to employees being absent at work. It is important for all employers to allow specific sick leave for all employees, regardless of position. If an employer didn't offer sick leave, they would increase health problems and the spread of illness, thereby

  • australias wage determination system

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    disputes. Institutional forces affect the operation of the free market in order to improve labour market outcomes, such as guaranteeing minimum wages and conditions. The four institutional forces that affect labour markets are Governments, Trade Unions, Employer associations and Industrial Relations tribunal. Trade unions represent groups of workers on a collective basis. The most important trade union is the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), which is the peak union body to which most unions are