The Legal Aspect Of The Clean Power Company Essay

782 Words Mar 22nd, 2015 4 Pages
The Clean Power Company of Cincinnati, Ohio produces an energy regulating device that regulates the use of power in homes and businesses. They have recently discovered that the business is in distress and stands the chance of shutting its doors. The Clean Power Company has realized that moving their operations to a property they have recently purchased on the Chavon River in the Dominican Republic will stave off the closure of the business. The following will address the corporate social responsibility of the Clean Power Company’s decision to relocate to the Dominican Republic.
“When an incorporated business judges the effects of its decision on its multiple stakeholders, and then basis its decisions on the interests and needs of those stakeholders, the company is practicing corporate social responsibility (CSR)” (Ruane, 2005, Ch2, p 3). The legal aspect of the Clean Power Company’s move is that it is legal only if they abide by the regulations stated under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN). While it is unclear if the employees of the Clean Power Company have received notice of the closing and mass layoffs or for that matter if they have over 100 employees. The managers must become conscious that they have been in business for 5 years and that in those 5 years people have become dependent upon that company. The company must notify the community of the forthcoming changes so they can respond and prepare…

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