You Decide Week 6 Essay

2018 Words Jan 30th, 2013 9 Pages
1. | Question : | Teddy's Supplies' CEO has asked you to advise him on the facts of the case and your opinion of their potential liability. Write a memo to him that states your view of whether the company is exposed to liability on all issues you feel are in play. Include in your memo any laws that apply and any precedent cases either for or against Teddy's case that impact liability. Include your opinion of the "worst case" of damages the company may have to pay to Virginia. | | | Student Answer: | | Mr. Moore, As per your request as to whether Teddy’s Supplies is potentially liable for the harassment charges the answer is “Yes”. Your company is liable for the conduct of your employees. You have a sexual harassment policy in place …show more content…
Comments of a sexual nature do not inexorably lead to criminal sexual conduct any more than an exasperated, angry comment inexorably results in a violent criminal assault.30 This case would not apply to the Pollard case because Ms. Pollard told her supervisor that she felt she was being discriminated against. The plaintiff Ms. Hamed did report it but only after she was released. Hamed was arrested in 2001 she filed her complaint in 2003. I could not use this particular case in the Pollard case other than the fact that employers are not liable unless they are a part of the abuse. b. The N.J. Human Rights and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) commission would find that Ms. Pollard was clearly a victim of a hostile work environment? Ms. Pollard was harassed because of her gender and more physical abuse. Ms. Pollard was taunted by the male co-workers and should not have been treated in that fashion. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) prohibits employers from discriminating in any job-related action, including recruitment, interviewing, hiring, promotions, discharge, compensation and the terms, conditions and privileges of employment on the basis of any of the law’s specified protected categories. These protected categories are: race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, domestic partnership and civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or

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