Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the Workplace and the World

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Assignment #2:
Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the Workplace and the World

This paper will explore the common issues of what a lot of companies face when dealing with employee relations and factors in the reality of some companies that go to the extreme into violating laws to hide illegal practices. These are not isolated cases; these bad practices are more common than we think they are. It really takes a good solid manager to successfully and positively deal with the issues in side with what is right for the company considering both factors: the stakeholders and the employees involved in the issue. Stakeholders are those who can affect or be affected by the organization’s actions, objectives and or policies. Actions can be
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Allen did what he had to do and contacted the facilities’ supervisor to inspect the lab. As time passed some employees began coughing, sneezing and headaches at work. Donna, who has perfect attendance record, got so sick that she no longer was able to go to work due to bronchial problems. Due to this she filed for workers compensation. Also, another employee Tom threatened to complain to OSHA about the air quality in the lab.
In addition to these cases, there is another case involving another employee. Ayesha filed an EEOC complaint alleging she had not been promoted to supervisor because she was a Muslim. Allen did not believe she had the management or people skills necessary to be a good supervisor. After Allen discusses these issues with his boss, the Director of Operations, told him to fire all three of PharmaCARE’s employees Donna, Tom and Ayesha in order for him to receive his promised bonus and to keep his job. Allen cannot legally fire any of these employees. Donna is protected by the workers compensation in which she is already being provided with her salary wage and medical benefits. This actually helps against her suing the company for negligence. If she is fired, the company is liable for failing to protect the employee’s well-being of being and is assuming responsibility for violating OSHA’s standards which guarantee the employees’ protection of their well-being. This can also be


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