LEG500 Assignment 2: Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the Workplace and the World

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Assignment 2: Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the Workplace and the World Law, Ethics & Corporate Governance 11/2013 Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the Work Place and the World discusses one of the world’s most successful pharmaceutical companies that enjoys a reputation as a caring, ethical and well-run company which produces high-quality products that saves millions of lives and enhances the quality of life for millions of others. In this hypothetical scenario the following will be discussed. The stakeholders will be indentified. Analyze the ethics of PharmaCARE’s treatment of Colberia’s indigenous population and PharmaCARE’s rank-and-file workers versus that of its executives. Determine whether Allen…show more content…
Employees have the right to report an employer without the fear of losing their jobs (LaMance, 2013). One of the techs, Ayesha, filed an EEOC complaint alleging she had not been promoted to supervisor because she was a Muslim. In fact, although Ayesha was a very good worker, Allen did not believe she had the management or people skills necessary to be a good supervisor. As with Donna and Tom, Ayesha cannot be fired due to the fact she has filed a complaint with the EEOC and this would be classified as a retaliatory discharge when an employer fires an employee because they filed a complaint against the company (Rivera, 2013). The steps Allen should take to minimize the risks to his department and the company would be to engage Human Resources in each of the situations and make sure all incidents are documented. The documentation needs to show all efforts that have been made to correct all safety violations. Allen also needs to document all interviews and reviews of Ayesha’s work and make specific notes regarding work habits and skills or lack of certain skills to support why she was not promoted. Lastly, Allen should also correct the mold problem in the facility. By engaging Human Resources to aid in conflict resolution Allen is fulfilling the company’s obligations to the employee as well maintaining the necessary requirements to protect the organization. Determine the whistle blowing

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