Employment Law Name Institution Employment Law Question 1 The social network has changed the perspective of how people get jobs and how people are hired. Many people nowadays are found if posting details about themselves in many of social media platforms for example Twitter and Facebook. Thornthwaite (2016) notes that many people mainly the teenagers use Facebook whereas the adults use LinkedIn thereby sharing the information's about themselves in these platforms which are easy to be accessed by hiring managers. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) protects the employees from being discriminated against their employers. An argument can be 2017). The rationale for selection of the policy is because when there are diversity and equality at workplace every person will get equal treatment and no cases of defamation may arise as the employer and employee will relate with respect and dignity towards the other party. References Milner S. (2017). Trade unions equality and diversity: an inconsistent record of transformative action. NLRB.gov. (n.d.). Retrieved November 14 2017 from www.nlrb.gov Thornthwaite L. (2016). Chilling times: social media policies labor law and employment relations. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources 54(3) 332-351. Wright J. (2017). Tort law and human rights. Bloomsbury Publishing. [...]
Answer the 2 questions below individually: 1. Social media is changing the landscape of hiring and promotion. Some companies are going to candidates’ social media pages and looking at their postings and pictures before making hiring decisions. Some would argue that this can lead to impermissible discrimination by viewing this information. Some might argue that this is a violation of privacy and should not be allowed. Others would argue that viewing this information is fair game if the person did not opt to make their profile confidential. What is your opinion? Defend your thoughts. Cite to any articles or case law you reviewed prior to responding to this question. 2. Choose one of the common workplace torts discussed in the chapter readings for this unit (except genetic testing). Prepare a specific policy for the employer that balances the employer and employees' rights. Give the rationale and support for your policy. This assignment should be a minimum of one page in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations per APA guidelines.