Human Resource Compliance and Ethics
University of Phoenix
MBAHR591-Human Resources Seminar in Problem Solving
In Human Resources there are several rules and regulations a company must comply with. In complying with the regulation, an organization will need to know which regulations affect the company, how to comply with the regulation, and how to handle the challenges that come with compliance, as this paper will illustrate. The paper will also discuss how the organization values the employees and the ethical challenges a company can face.
Equal Employment Opportunity regulations (EEO)
The five equal employment opportunity regulations Costco Wholesale must comply with are as follows:
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967(ADEA)- The regulation applies to an employer with 20 or more employees and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of age for employees who are 40 and older.
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)- The regulation applies to employers with 15 or employees and prohibits discrimination against employees with disabilities.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII)- The regulation applies to employers with 15 or more employees and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Equal Pay Act of 1963- The regulation applies to most employers with one or more employees and prohibits discrimination between men and women in the same position within the same workplace.
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)- Employers covered under act must allow for eligible employees to have 12 weeks of unpaid leave during any 12 month period for the birth of a child, placement for adoption or foster care, to care for an immediate family member with a serious illness or for a medical for employee due to serious illness.
Costco Wholesale fully complies with all EEO regulations. The company allows for access to all the regulations which are covered in the...