WSU MGMT 455 - Exam 1 Study Guide (9 pages)

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Exam 1 Study Guide

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Covers ch. 1-4 and other materials discussed in class and from the class website


Pages:
9
Type:
Study Guide
School:
Washington State University
Course:
Mgmt 455 - Staffing
Staffing Documents

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MGMT 455 Exam 1 Study Guide Two purposes of HR To obtain a qualified workforce o Employment planning o Job analysis o Recruiting o Selection Motivate employees o Training and developing programs assessing training needs developing programs to improve employees skills and prepare them for the future as well o Compensation and benefits determining the relative worth in dollars of each position in the organization o Performance appraisal identifying desired job standards and improving employee performance Sources of Employment Laws and Regulations Common law o Consists of case by case decisions of the court which determine over time permissible and impermissible practices as well as their remedies o Examples Employment at will involves rights of employer and employee to terminate the relationship at will Tort civil wrong that occurs when the employer violates a duty owed to their customers and employees and causes harm or damages to them Constitutional law o Derived from the US constitution and it s amendments o Bodies are federal congress state legislatures and assemblies and local municipal boards and councils Example Age discrimination act Americans with Disabilities Act Civil Rights Act etc Executive order agencies o Exist at a federal state and local level o Purpose is to interpret administer and enforce the law o Rules regulations guidelines Example Executive Order 11246 EEOC Other Regulations 1964 Civil Rights Act Title VII o Protects private employers with 15 or more employees o Prohibits discrimination including race color religion national origin and sex o Enforced by the EEOC Executive Order 11246 o Protects federal contractors with contracts in excess of 10 000 o Must have an ongoing program for action o Enforced by the DOL OFCCP Rehabilitation Act o Came before the ADA 1973 o Enforced by the DOL o It is illegal to discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability o Must provide reasonable accommodations Example if a person has trouble seeing you



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