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  • Employees And Employers
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    With the advent of the Information Age, a problem has developed between employers and employees over the use of electronic monitoring in the workplace. Electronic monitoring is monitoring employees' e-mail, computer files, voice mail, telephone use, as well as the use of video and audio surveillance, computer network monitoring, and keystroke monitoring. To employers, the use of electronic monitoring is a very effective management tool to manage employees activities. Employers feel that electron...
  • Employers And Employees
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    Privacy in the Workplace Introduction Employers are finding that effectively managing a work force is an increasingly time consuming task. Companies who have grown rapidly and whose creative efforts have been directed at developing products or services rather than implementing effective human resource techniques, often find themselves without uniform or concise policies on a multitude of subjects. This is especially true when companies are not large enough to have readily available legal consul ...
  • Employer And Employee
    349 words
    Different cultures place varying values on loyalty to the employer. In some countries, most notably in Asia, there is a high degree of loyalty to one company. However, in most European countries and the United States, loyalty at ones employer is not highly values; instead it is considered more rational and reasonable for an employee to change jobs whenever it is warranted to achieve the optimal overall career. Both of these positions have advantages and disadvantages. In cultures that value loya...
  • Use Of Genetic Testing By Employers
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    Introduction "Companies are intruding more deeply into the lives of employees, and even though corporate intentions may be benign, the risk of backlash is growing". -Lee Smith (1) With the rise of advanced technology, there arose the threat of surveillance and privacy invasion in the workplace. An employee, by the very nature of the employment relationship, must be subject to some level of monitoring by the employer. However, this monitoring has its limits. Rights of privacy primarily are relate...
  • Employee For An Employer
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    As the public relations manger I have been asked to outline issues with regards to the working conditions within this firm. I have had concerns about a variety of areas and I wish to address you all on them. As new employees you are required to do the same job as others in the same position for the same amount of money. Because you are new does not mean you should be paid any less than some one who has been working there the longer than you. An award is a document that sets out the rights and re...
  • Important Quality An Employer
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    What employers are looking for in a job applicant? Finding a job, whether it is the first, a return to work after years at home, or just another step in the career, is never easy. Most job seekers have a distorted sense of an employer's priorities in making hiring decisions. Too many applicants put the emphasis on educational credentials and ignore the qualities employers seek with the keenest interest. What do employers look for in job candidates? What impresses them the most? Knowing what an e...
  • Employer And The Employee
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    EX-TREME COMPUTING EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT Application of Agreement: This document is specifically for employees of the Ex-treme Computing Enterprise Contract Details: This agreement is detailed for the terms of employment. Employment being dated from the 4th May 2000 to the 14th August 2004 Salary: The employee will be paid according to the hours they work a day, the position and level of employment. A salary of $45.00 dollars an hour from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm Hours of Duty: An employee should work ...
  • Effects A Employees Health
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    'Quit Watching Me!' ; Attempts to monitor employees have always existed in one form or another, from mechanical keystroke counters in the early part of the century, to the latest innovations in electronic monitoring. As technology advances, so do the monitoring possibilities in the workplace. As result of the endless possibilities in surveillance, anxiety in employee's increase, which in most cases leads to illnesses. Studies have shown that individuals who are constantly being monitored at work...
  • Employees And Employers
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    Employee Privacy Rights in the Workplace Brandy Workman COM 110 For many years, there has been an ongoing fight between employers and employees pertaining to employee rights. The main thing that they have fought about is computer and email monitoring. Many employees don't seen to understand exactly employers do this. Employers monitor email accounts and company computers mainly for two reasons. Reason one is that they don't want their employees wasting company time for personal use. In most plac...
  • Employee In Violation Of An Implied Employment
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    Introduction The doctrine of employment-at-will emerged in the nineteenth century in the United States in a climate of unbridled, laissez-faire expansionism, social Darwinism, and rugged individualism. It is often referred to as Wood's Rule, named after Horace C. Wood, who articulated the doctrine in an 1877 treatise Master and Servant. No doubt the title of the treatise says all that need be said regarding Wood's view of employment relations and, unfortunately, the view shared by most of his le...
  • Inc's Employment Equity Initiatives
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    Equity in the Workplace Employment, Inc is committed to a policy, as stated by the Federal Employment Equity, of achieving equality in the workplace so that no person is denied employment opportunities, pay or benefits for reasons unrelated to ability. Employment, Inc is therefore committed to equal employment opportunities, as stated by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, for all applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability...
  • Employee Benefits Disadvantages The Fmla
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    You get the phone call in the middle of the night. Your son or daughter has been in a serious accident and is hospitalized in critical condition. After several day's they come home from the hospital with several broken bones and require your around the clock attention for the next eight to twelve weeks. You just got over a serious medical condition yourself which you acquired while on vacation and do not have any vacation time or sick time to take off. Do you have to quit your job? Can your empl...
  • Employers And Employees
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    Family and Medical Leave Act On August 5, 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act became effective for most of the employers and employees covered by the act. The FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons, including serious health conditions that prevent the employee from working. Not only has the FMLA evolved over the years, but also the current application in the workp...
  • 2002 Employee Privacy 6 Employers
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    Employee Privacy 1 Employee Privacy in the Workplace: Do you think Employers go Overboard? Employee Privacy 2 Privacy in the Workplace: Do you think Employers go overboard? As traffic on the "information superhighway" continues to explode a number of wondering questions about the use and abuse of these information networks arises. One issue of primary concern is whether the current law provides adequate protection for the employees right to privacy in the workplace from threats posed by computer...
  • Employee Performance
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    An important factor in retaining employees that is sometimes highly overlooked is making the employee feel that they make a difference, and the rewarding of exceptional employee performance. When searching for employment almost everyone looks for salary, benefits, and other perks but more recently another important factor is job satisfaction. According to American Management Association Recent surveys by The Business Research Lab, Hauppauge, NY, which specializes in employee satisfaction measure...
  • Employers Monitor Employees In The Workplace
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    To what extent should employers monitor employees in the workplace? Is monitoring of employees a result in decreasing productivity and lowering moral? Does employee monitoring violate employees right to privacy? Employers should not monitor employees. Monitoring of employees constricts employees and allows them no freedom and they feel trapped, as if the employer doesn't trust them. Productivity from the employees will steadily decrease from the fear that everything an employee does is being mon...
  • Test Employees
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    Employment Testing Studies show that the average hiring mistake costs a company ranges between $17,000 and $20,000 (Practice Magazine, 2003). With this expense, companies need to be selective and careful when going through the hiring process. To do this, many companies have turned to employment testing. Most tests fall into two categories: eligibility and ineligibility testing. Eligibility testing may include skill, language, and physical testing. Ineligibility testing may include drug and alcoh...
  • Employers Benefit From Ergonomics In The Workplace
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    Applying ergonomics in the workplace has been in existence since the 19th century. It has helped many employers and employees reduce the risk of injury and provide a safe work environment. The meaning of ergonomics comes from two different Greek words and it is often described as relating work equipment with the way employees demand them. The history on ergonomics goes back into the 19th century by Frederick Taylor. Employers benefit from ergonomics in the workplace as well as employees. Researc...
  • Employees Through The Use Of Video Cameras
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    Should companies be allowed to use hidden cameras and other secret devices to monitor employees at work? This question is a big issue for companies today. Companies wish to protect their assets from employee theft and also assure themselves that employees are working; , not wasting valuable company time. Companies are also videotaping employees to prove that, in some cases, employees were not injured at work, which would save them thousands of dollars in workers compensation cases. Some companie...
  • Aids Virus
    228 words
    There are many employers that have learned about fair and equitable treatment of AIDS infected employees the hard way, through the court system. Its not surprising that employers have violated employee human rights or equal employment regulations in dealing with HIV infected personnel in the workplace. The fear of a deadly transmitted disease some call homosexual influenced, has people overreacting and ostracizing the infected worker. Employers as well as the general public must get educated abo...

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