Business Management Assignment #3 – Chapter 3
Please answer these questions to the best of your ability using the information that you gathered from
reading the chapter, along with information from your own work experience.
1. Give me three reasons why it is important to know about HR-related laws even if you are not
going to be a human resource manager yourself? Explain your answers.
2. Please go to Google News (http://news.google.com) and search for EMPLOYMENT
a. Please summarize one of the stories that you found where an employee has sued an employer for
discrimination. Please include a reference for the article.
b. From what you know form reading the case and what you read in the story, do you think the
plaintiff(s) have a valid case of discrimination against the organization they are suing? Why or why
not? What HR-related law would back-up your decision? How would the law apply?