Your favorite professor has agreed to be one of your references.

Your favorite professor has agreed to be one of your references. You’ve just arrived home from a job interview that went well, and you must ask your professor to write a letter of recommendation.Your Task. Write to the professor requesting that a letter of recommendation be sent to the company where you interviewed. Explain that the interviewer asked that the letter be sent directly to him. Provide data about the job description and about yourself so that the professor can target its content.

Consider the case of Mohawk Industries v. Williams, 465 F.3d 1277(11th Cir. 2006), where hourly w

Consider the case of Mohawk Industries v. Williams, 465 F.3d 1277(11th Cir. 2006), where hourly workers accused the company of deliberately employing illegal immigrants in order to reduce labor costs, depress the wages of its legal workers and discourage workers’ compensation claims. Should workers who are citizens or legal residents be allowed to sue an employer who knowingly employs illegal workers? What about competitors: Should they be allowed to sue on grounds of unfair competition? 

a. Internet Question: The dissent mentions “empirical questions” about the impact o

a. Internet Assignment: The dissent mentions “empirical questions” about the impact of samesex marriage on children. What can you find out about the impact—positive or negative— on those who have been raised by same-sex parents?b. Internet Assignment: Find Loving v. Virginia, the 1967 Supreme Court case that held that statutes barring marriage across racial lines were unconstitutional. Did the Court employ any of the same arguments made by the majority in Good ridge? 

Under an executive order signed by President Bill Clinton in 2000, federal agencies cannot requir

Under an executive order signed by President Bill Clinton in 2000, federal agencies cannot require genetic testing as a prerequisite for hiring federal employees or awarding the employees benefits and are banned from using genetic information in promotion decisions. Find out whether The Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act of 2005, a proposed federal law that would extend protection against to private employees has become law. If not, has other federal legislation aimed at genetic testing been adopted? 

1. What is your greatest fear of what you might do or what might happen to you during an employme

1. What is your greatest fear of what you might do or what might happen to you during an employment interview? How can you overcome your fears?2. Should you be candid with an interviewer when asked about your weaknesses?3. How should you respond if you are asked why a company should hire you when it has applicants with more experience or better credentials?4. How should you respond to questions you feel are inappropriate or illegal?5. List various kinds of follow-up letters  

a. Look at the statutory provisions that explain the leave requirements. Do they seem well crafte

a. Look at the statutory provisions that explain the leave requirements. Do they seem well crafted to respond to the findings set forth by Congress in the law? Does the law require employers to give paid family or medical leave? Does it permit paid leave?b. Does Congress address any stereotypes about caregivers? How responsive is the law to changes in our ideas about family? Who benefits from the law? Is anyone harmed? Can you think of any changes that would make it more responsive to the needs of caregivers? 

a. Do you think the majority in Goodridge would have a problem with the following: (a) A statute

a. Do you think the majority in Goodridge would have a problem with the following: (a) A statute declaring divorce illegal? (b) A law lowering the age for legitimate marriage to 11?b. Internet Assignment: In 2002, the Netherlands became the first country in the world to open up civil marriage to same-sex couples. Since then, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Finland, France, Germany, and South Africa have allowed marriage-like partnerships. Find out how your state deals with same-sex marriages or partnerships. 

Dissenting Judge Seymour mentions the history behind the adoption of the city”s Englishonly

Dissenting Judge Seymour mentions the history behind the adoption of the city’s Englishonly policy, a history fraught with conflict. Can you think of a way this litigation might have been avoided? Suppose you were the HR consultant hired to lead discussions on a possible English-only policy for the city. Who would you try to bring into the conversation? How might you enable the different stakeholders to become active, respectful participants? What information might you want to access to assist their decision-making process

Hi-tech surveillance is not solely directed by employers at workers.

Hi-tech surveillance is not solely directed by employers at workers. American businesses have always been interested in capturing confidential information and trade secrets from competitors. Today, thanks to computer technology, they are able to spy on one another with more sophisticated means than ever before. What are some of the latest developments in this area? How far can a company go in this direction without crossing the line? Visit the Web site of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals at http://www.scip.org. 

What salary can you expect in your chosen career?Your Task.

What salary can you expect in your chosen career?Your Task. Visit Salary.com at www.salary.com and create a detailed salary report using the Salary Wizard. Base your selections on the kind of employment you are seeking now or will be seeking after you graduate. Use your current geographic area or the location you’d like to work after graduation. Bring a printout of your personalized salary report to class. Be prepared to discuss your report during a class discussion and to submit your printout to your instructor.