Essay about Human Resource Management Roles-1.Docx
I certify that the attached paper is my original work. I am familiar with, and acknowledge my responsibilities which are part of, the University of Phoenix Student Code of Academic Integrity. I affirm that any section of the paper which has been submitted previously is attributed and cited as such, and that this paper has not been submitted by anyone else. I have identified the sources of all information whether quoted verbatim or paraphrased, all images, and all quotations with citations and reference listings. Along with citations and reference listings, I have used quotation marks to identify quotations of fewer than 40 words and have used block indentation for quotations of 40 or more words. Nothing in this …show more content…
Protecting Employee Rights HR managers also have the responsibility to protect the rights of their staff, which can include both statutory and contractual rights. Employees statutory rights protect them from racial, sexual, and religious discrimination as well as other protections offered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 among others employment laws. It is also important for managers to protect staff from unsafe working conditions. The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) make it mandatory for employers to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Cite source here Contractual rights protect the employer and employee relationship. Both are required to hold up their end of the contract and anytime that does not happen it is considered a breach of contract. These contracts may include salary and job requirements and any breach of them can be costly for businesses (Gómez-Mejía, Balkin, & Cardy, 2010).
Human resources managers have a variety of roles in the workplace. The recruitment and selection of new staff members is key to business success. Bossidy (2013) once stated,