November 26, 2013
To: Traci Goldman
Date: November 26, 2013
Subject: Employment Laws
Regarding your request, my task is to design an employment law compliance plan for Mr. Bradley Stonefield. To the best of my knowledge Mr. Stonefield is planning to open a limousine company in Austin Texas. The company will consist of 25 employees during the first year.
The memo will discuss employment laws how the laws will be applied to the company. This memo will also discuss the penalties of noncompliance of the different laws. There a certain laws a company should abide by to remain in compliance. If at any time these laws are not followed by the company this may lead to several consequences. In this memo four employment laws will be discussed in detail, they are as follow American with Disabilities Act of 1990, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Family Medical Leave Act, and Texas Payday Law.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
The Americans with Disabilities Act excludes any company from discriminating qualified people who have a disability. This law protects people with many disabilities. The disabilities could consist of anything such as walking, taking seeing, and learning. This law also protects anyone who has been diagnosed with HIV or Aids, and anyone who has enrolled or successfully completed drug alcohol rehabilitation.
Organizations should make sure they have the necessary functional accommodations for employees who may have a bodily disability. This means that is a person is employed y your company and he has a disability such as walking or assistance with a walking cane a handicap ramp should be available to the employee. If for any reason an employee may be hearing impaired a telephone with amps should be available to the employee, if the company does not stay in compliance with the law an the employee feels like he has been discriminated against he can file a...