In your reaction paper, monitor local television news in your area for two- weeks and document: 1. The number of crimes stories presented, by category(violent vs. property); 2. If identifiable, the race/ ethnicity and gender of the offender; and 3. If identifiable, the race/ ethnicity and gender(s) of the victim(s). 4. Brainstorm possible reforms for the criminal justice systems.
You are a newly hired HR staffing specialist for MEGATRANSPORT, a private-sector employer in the business of making large, transport equipment mainly for the U.S. government. Your supervisor has asked you to write a 2 to 3 page news release on best practices in the recruitment of females. He also would like you to discuss the recruitment of military veterans. Tailor your discussion as much as possible to recruiting these targeted applicants to the large transport equipment industry. Draw on your own research to identify (by name) real-life, private-sector employers who have used some of the recruitment techniques that you […]
react to a video report and then do some research and comment on some international aspects of protected categories in employment. In March 2017, the European Court of Justice ruled that employers may ban Islamic headscarves. As long as all religious symbols are also treated the same way, the court said no discrimination can be claimed. Watch the video report from Deutsche Welle (DW) Brent Goff Reports for background and then address the discussion questions.
A voluntary self-identification form required by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFFCP) for federal contractors asks job applicants with disabilities to self-identify as disabled. This form is designed to help federal contractors and subcontractors meet Section 503 regulations, which set a target of seven percent of the workforce comprised of employees with disabilities. Nationally, there is a high rate of unemployment among people with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits businesses from asking specific questions about whether an applicant has a disability, U.S. Department of Labor. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) (October 2015) Disability […]