Organizational Planning

Employment Law Compliance Plan

Tekeshia Gresham

University of Phoenix

Tiffany Mytty-Klein

December 16, 2013

To: Traci Goldman

From: Tekeshia Gresham

Date: December 16, 2013

Subject: Employment Law Compliance Plan

Regarding your request, I am to generate an ideal employment law compliance plan for Mr. Bradley Stonefield. I am aware that Mr. Stonefield plans to open an upscale limousine company located in Austin, Texas. It is my understanding that Mr. Stonefield would like to have twenty-five employees within the first year. In this memo you will find the employment laws for this specific company and how these laws are to be applied. Also, I will provide details about the penalties of noncompliance of the employment laws.

The American Disabilities Act of 1990

This law prohibits employers who have fifteen or more employees from discriminating against qualified candidates with disabilities. Please note that people who have HIV or AIDS are protected under this law as well. However, an employee with a disability must be able to perform the assigned task with or without a reasonable accommodation. An employer must is required to make an accommodation unless the request causes a significant expense to the employer. Also, under this act the employer is not required to lower production for a disabled applicant.

                The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

The Age Discrimination Act prohibits any discrimination regarding pay, benefits, or continued employment for someone who is over the age of forty. Also, this law helps protect the older employees from being the first to be "terminated" during a lay off season. If there are reports of such acts, the EEOC is notified. The EEOC will then conduct an investigation of the noncompliance and if they find the employer is in violation, an attempt is made to revoke the license of the business.

            The Texas...