You have been hired as a Management Consultant by a large company to examine the business decisions of the company in regards to employee protections. The laws applicable are federal anti-discrimination laws, federal health and safety laws and employer firing practices related to the employment-at-will doctrine.
In relation to the three questions below, write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
1. Analyze, identify and explain recent legislation, within the last 10 years, that helps to protect employees from discrimination in the workplace. Provide at least two federal legislative protections. Provide some insight when the federal legislation conflicts with the state.
2. Explain the Employment at Will Doctrine and ALL the exceptions to the Doctrine. Look at the scenarios below and determine whether the decision to fire the employee is a smart one. Identify why or why not and determine all the possible exceptions per the EAW Doctrine that is applicable, might be or could be applicable if the employee sues for wrongful termination.
3. Determine the federal law in regards to undocumented workers and whether they are eligible for state workers’ compensation in the United States. Advocate for or against this practice and substantiate your response with research to support your position.
4. Use the textbook and at least two (2) other quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources. Textbook for this class is a required source for this assignment.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: