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The long run effect of the law is emergence of an active and vibrant economy.
However, implementation of the Act has faced various challenges. For instance, there are many ways of defining comparable worth that creates confusion.Despite enactment of the law, statistics shows that the labour market is still gender biased when valuing work. Females are still underpaid compared to male workers.
The Family Medical Leave and the Pregnancy Discrimination Acts provide protection for family related situations. What are the four most critical elements an employer needs to know about the Family Medical Leave Act. Identify examples of pregnancy discrimination. Indicate whether there is any justifiable reason to deny a pregnant woman a job and explain why or why not.
The employer should give a twelve week unpaid leave to employees that have served the organization for more than twelve months. The employer must continue providing group health plan benefits despite the worker’s absence from work. Under the Act, employers are required to publish a notice informing employees of their rights to leave (Meyers, 2005). Employees are supposed to notify their bosses of the intended leave thirty days prior to the leave. An employee that calls in sick is entitled to leave.
An example of pregnancy discrimination is where an employer takes punitive measures on a pregnant employee who fails to fulfill her obligations due to medical complications related to her pregnancy. Additionally, failing to hire or promote a woman due to her pregnancy is pregnancy discrimination. Sometimes a pregnant woman can be denied a job, and this might not constitute to pregnancy discrimination. If the job to be undertaken is risky and poses a threat to a woman’s pregnancy then denying her the job is not discriminatory. However, such denial of job can be discriminatory if it is evident that the work is not reasonably risky to her
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Employment Law Employment law seeks to act as a guideline for sound practices by employers and employees in the work environment to safeguard them from exploitation and unethical practices. ABC Manufacturing company posses a decentralized human resource (HR) model where each department operates on its own set of HR practices with the head HR manager’s role being as a general overseer.
Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Employment Law Disability is term that is used to describe the situation where an individual has one or more of their faculties being incapacitated, not functioning properly or missing. Disability is caused by a myriad of factors from natural ones to man made factors.
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velopment of different working structures to accommodate the modern business environment has rendered the complex area of employment law a legal minefield. The significant variances in contemporary working relationship structures have compounded the need for legal certainty
The paper focuses on the discussion and analysis of the problems faced by a female employee. She was stated to witness certain unwanted attention from the male employees who were included in the group of employment selection at the time of her interview. These consequences proved ruining for her as she had to suffer emotional distress.
The above passage would be a perfect start for lecture on employment law. People prefer to know only what they need to know at the very moment. The majority of people do not understand why they need to learn employment law. They think that they can apply to lawyer if they need
The conclusion from this study states that despite the negativity that media, especially western ones, tend to propagate concerning Saudi women, these women are increasingly taking on a prominent role in society which allows them to not only become active participants in the workplace but also get involved in economic activities which were previously denied them.