The Branches Of Government And The Legal System

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The Branches of Government HRM 322 Raniesha Battle University of Mount Olive Abstract In this research paper, my goal is to explain how legislative, regulatory, and judicial systems work to define the equal employment opportunity. This will be better for managers in human resources who can better manage their workers by following and using the legal system. If human resource managers enforce the legal system in the workplace effectively they will have a competitive advantage. An enforcement agency that has a large effect on Human Resource Management is the Equal Employment opportunity Commission; it covers a broad range of responsibilities a Human Resource manager would cover. The office of Federal contract compliance programs…show more content…
Another way the constitution affects HRM involves the three government branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Each of these branches has its own power and a system of “checks and balances” to prevent a branch from overpowering the other. However many laws and facts have been overlooked and sometimes unclear; those laws are the ones inherited by agencies like the EEOC and the OFCCP and enforced through them known as common law. “Common Law” may include many smaller laws about the workplace that are important Human Resource Management. The Legislative Branch The legislative branch is the branch known for making the laws, it consist of the Senate, the House of Representatives, and other agencies that support congress. The process is done by the house and the senate voting on a “bill” and if two – thirds vote on it, it becomes a law. Many of the laws created in this branch have an effect on HRM. Human Resource Management has been affected by the legislative branch before. “For example, during the civil rights movement of the early 1960’s, the legislative branch had moved to ensure that various minority groups received equal opportunities in many areas of life”; which legislated the title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The Occupational Safety and health Act known as OSHA was legislated to authorize the federal government to establish and enforce occupational safety and health standards for all places of
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