Employment Law Compliance Plan

university of phoenix |
Employment Law Compliance Plan   |
Ahmad Jaradat |
November 4, 2013 |

Professor Dennis Cashman


TO:   Traci Goldman
FROM:  Ahmad Jaradat
DATE:   November 4, 2013
Subject: Employment Law Compliance Plan
Regarding your request, I am tasked with formulating an employment law compliance plan for Bradley Stonefield. As I understand, Mr. Stonefield is creating a Limousine company in Austin, Texas. His goal is to have 25 employees within the first year of operation. The employment compliance plane is being developed to ensure the success of this business.
This memo is discussing the employment laws that are of an importance for Mr. Stonefield’s business. It is also discussing how to implement these laws and the consequences for non-complying with them. Complying with the employment laws is a one thing that any business must be sure to do especially for small and new businesses. A business which does not comply with one of these laws can get panelized unaffordable penalties. This memo will address several employment laws. Some of these are laws that are specific to Texas and other laws that are Federal Employment Laws. These laws are; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Occupational Safety and Health Act, and The Texas Minimum Wage Law.

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Passed by Congress in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the nation's first comprehensive civil rights law addressing the needs of people with disabilities, prohibiting discrimination in employment, public services, public accommodations, and telecommunications (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2013). The ADA prohibits an employer from discriminating against a “qualified individual with a disability.” A qualified individual is one who is able to perform the essential functions...