Carter Cleaning Company Essay

870 Words Oct 3rd, 2012 4 Pages
Carter Cleaning Company Case 1:

1) Make a list of five specific HR problems you think Carter Cleaning will have to grapple with. - non-trained stuff therefore low job performance - controlling labor costs - managing wages between those that work in dry cleaning side (skilled) and attendants (unskilled) - high turnovers - HR rules and protections not being followed

2) What would you do first if you were Jennifer? If I were in Jennifer's shoes the first thing I would do is meet with her father and discuss about how everything HR related was done in the company before she came. Then I would hold a meeting for all of the employees to introduce myself and ask them about their concerns or wants. Then I would analyze the data and map e a
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2. Start an investigation to see whether the named violations really occurred or not. 3. Talk to the victim, telling her to inform the harasser directly that his behavior is unwanted. 4. Implement and integrate a strict policy that makes employment discrimination of any type unacceptable in your workplace. Outline how an employee complaint will be handled. 5. Get written statements from the women, ask if they want to file charges. Also ask them if they still feel comfortable working with him. If not transfer him to a different location. Tell them you will be talking to the manager and giving him a strict warning and putting him on probation 6. Speak with manager, get his statement, put him on probation 7. Monitor him at his shifts and make him attend a class on sexual harassment and management 8. Check in with both parties periodically. 6. If it happens again, he will be fired

3) How should she and her company address the possible problems of age discrimination? First: The 73 year old employee is covered by the age discrimination in employment act of 1967. In regards to the age discrimination claim, the approach to the topic is similar. She needs to make sure whether the stated violations are true (if the employee really has been discriminated due to his age) and start an investigation. After that, she needs to develop a clear HR policy, distribute and