Constitutional Rights - Business Law

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Constitutional Rights Business Law I Dave Walker November 07, 2005 Kudler Fine Foods is a gourmet establishment. The first store was opened in 1998 and was such a success that many more will be opening. This gourmet shop was created in the vision the owner was searching for: a place where gourmet foods can be purchased at an affordable price. Kudler Fine Foods employs many employees. These employees have rights that must be adhered to. The two main issues that will be discussed is the right to privacy, as well as search and seizure. These two areas can affect the employees, owner, and the business as a whole. The goal in a business is to make money and to protect their goods. That being said, certain aspects that an employee…show more content…
It is because of this right that the fine line comes into place. The owner and management must be sure that they do not ever cross this line when needing to investigate suspicious activity from their employees. At Kudler Foods, an example of search and seizure would be as follows: if the store begins to suspect that a cashier is stealing cash from the register, they must follow search and seizure rights. They cannot go into the locker or personal items belonging to the cashier in question in hopes of finding the cash. The company has a very honest and up front approach to everything they do, especially when it comes to their open door policy between the management and their associates. This same policy must be used when management is in question or having problems with the employee. They must adhere to the same principles and question the associate. This will uphold both the open door policy of KFF and the rights of the employee. The right to privacy is also a very important issue. An employee might feel violated if an employer is reading emails, reviewing websites that are visited, and logging keystrokes. Our Founding Fathers could scarcely have anticipated this question. Privacy is not a right given to us specifically in our Constitution, but other rights infer this right to us, such as our right not to incriminate ourselves, or the right that the government cannot house troops in our homes. There is no specific right to
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