This discussion assesses your ability to clarify the role of each legally mandated attendee on the Individualized Education Program team. This assessment also supports your achievement of Course Learning Outcome….
Analyze the application of legal thinking strategies to human resource management (HRM) law
Analyze the legal issues in a case study and write a 1–2-page script for an oral argument from three different perspectives, the organization’s attorney, an attorney for the plaintiff, and the organization’s HR leadership, for a total of three scripts.Engaging in applying legal and organizational laws and practices from multiple perspectives in diverse situations is an essential skill for HR professionals. Human resources is often called upon to identify potential legal issues and suggest policy changes to protect the organization from workplace discrimination charges.SHOW LESSBy successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1: Develop a foundational understanding of employment law and labor law.
Identify related laws or legislation that supports perspectives of HR leadership and an attorney for the organization and the plaintiff.
Describe the potential impact of a discrimination charge levied against an organization.
Competency 2: Analyze the application of legal thinking strategies to human resource management (HRM) law.
Explain possible defense arguments for a corporation responding to charges of discrimination.
Explain possible arguments from the perspective of an attorney representing the plaintiff.
Summarize a logical case outcome and the relief requested from the court.
Competency 3: Apply legal thought to human resource (HM) practices in the workplace.
Describe possible changes to HRM policies and organizational practices that would increase legal compliance and improve fairness, productivity, and worker morale.
Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional.
Communicate in a professional manner, using scholarly resources that support the analysis through clear, concise, well-organized, and grammatically correct writing that incorporates appropriate APA style conventions.
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“It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important” (King, 1962).SHOW MORE
QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER
As you prepare to complete this assessment, you may want to think about other related issues to deepen your understanding or broaden your viewpoint. You are encouraged to consider the questions below and discuss them with a fellow learner, a work associate, an interested friend, or a member of your professional community. Note that these questions are for your own development and exploration and do not need to be completed or submitted as part of your assessment.SHOW MORE
The resources provided here are optional. You may use other resources of your choice to prepare for this assessment; however, you will need to ensure that they are appropriate, credible, and valid. The MBA-FP6249 – Organizations, Governance, and the Law Library Guidecan help direct your research, and the Supplemental Resources and Research Resources, both linked from the left navigation menu in your courseroom, provide additional resources to help support you.
Assessment 2 Context.
Illegal Discrimination | Transcript.
There are various federal laws and statutes that protect employees in the workplace from illegal discrimination, or, in other words, when an employee is treated unfavorably because of his or her race, skin color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, or age.
Capella University Library Resources
Evan, M. (2004). Race matters. Black Enterprise, 34(7), 29.
McEwen, S. A. (2002, June). Barristers tips: Preparing yourself for oral argument. Los Angeles Lawyer, 8.
The following are court cases. A focus area note has been placed after each reading to assist your understanding of the legal cases and written decisions.
Sutton v. United Air Lines, Inc., 119 S. Ct. 2139 (1999). (Focus area: Limiting ADA.)
U.S. Airways, Inc. v. Barnett, 122 S. Ct. 1516 (2002). (Focus area: Reasonable accommodation.)
Meritor Savings Bank, FSB v. Vinson, 106 S. Ct. 2399 (1986). (Focus area: Extending Title VII to sexual harassment.)
Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan (S.Ct.1982). (Focus area: Single sex admissions.)
LawNerds. (n.d.). The IRAC formula. Retrieved from http://www.lawnerds.com/guide/irac.html
NACUBO. (n.d.). Making effective oral presentations. Retrieved from http://www.nacubo.org/Events_and_Programs/Speakers