This discussion helps you develop the skills to master the following course competency:
Analyze HRM’s role in adhering to laws and regulations that ensure employee rights and manage risk.
In this discussion, you will gain experience in:
Analyzing major federal discrimination laws and applying the concepts of these laws to organizational policies and practices.
Respect for employee rights is a fundamental characteristic of an employee-centered workplace. Not only does compliance with existing laws and regulations minimize risk to the corporation, but compliance also creates an environment of respect for employees that can lead to a more engaged workforce. In addition, the demonstration of a strong business ethic and a commitment to cultural diversity can send clear messages of fairness and respect.
For this discussion, identify a major discrimination law, apply the concepts of this law to organizational policies and practices, and speak to the connections among ethics, diversity, and engagement. Use your own work experience as an example, or find an example in the literature that illustrates your points.
Note: When sharing personal and company related information, share only what is appropriate to share. Respect confidential information, and when writing about personal experiences, do not identify actual companies or individuals.