Staffing the Organization
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
As a human resources recruiter for a streaming TV service provider, you have been asked to discuss the importance of employment laws in creating a fair and safe work environment with several hiring managers in the customer service department. These laws protect the company and its employees. The laws included in the discussion are as follows:
• Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
• Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
• Equal Pay Act
• Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
• Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
With your fellow classmates please discuss the following:
• Research each law, and briefly describe two of the laws
• In your opinion, why are these two laws important to the company?
• Provide an example or a story related to the laws that you have encountered in the workplace.