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“Diversity in the Workplace and Work-Life Balance” Please respond to the following:
-Determine which class protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 had the greatest impact on the workforce of the 20th century. Next, determine which class might have the greatest impact on the workforce of the 21st century. Support your positions.
Research the Internet for articles on issues of work / life balance in other countries (particularly European countries). Be prepared to discuss.
-From the e-Activity, select the single most significant European work / life balance practice that U.S. companies could most easily implement. Provide a specific scenario or example to support your response.
“Health and Safety in the Workplace (OSHA)” Please respond to the following:
Research the Internet for articles on sweatshop labor practices around the world. Be prepared to discuss.
-From the e-Activity, determine at least three (3) ways in which United States’ businesses can address the adverse effects of sweatshop labor practices. Provide one (1) specific example of each way that you have just determined to support your response.
-Considering the effect of worker rights on global and developing economies, take a position on whether or not the United States government should regulate the global workforce of the United States corporations. Justify your response.
“Environmental Responsibility” Please respond to the following:
Research the Internet or the Strayer Library for information on how much British Petroleum (BP) company has paid in clean-up / response costs and civil and criminal fines, penalties, and settlements as a result of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Be prepared to discuss.
-From the e-Activity, determine two (2) other costs that BP might have incurred. Give your opinion as to whether or not BP would have been better off had the company taken the necessary precautions to prevent or minimize an oil spill. Support your answers.
-Give your opinion on whether governments should be able to rezone and condemn residential land and displace homeowners in the process, in order to facilitate commercial development. Explain your rationale.