Bu224 Unit 7 Assignment 2

Unit 6 Assignment Template:  Name: -Kennard Taylor Course Number:-BU 224 Section Number:-01 Unit Number:- 6 Date:-April 1, 2015----------------------------------General Instructions for all Assignments-----------------------------------1. Unless specified differently by your course instructor, save this assignment template to your computer with the following file naming format: Course number_section number_LAST_FIRST_ unit number 2. At the top of the template, insert the appropriate information: Your Name, Course Number, Section Number and Date 3. Insert your answers below, or in the appropriate space provided for in the question. Your answers should follow the APA format with citations to your sources and, at the bottom of your last page, a list of references. Your answers should also be in Standard English with correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and style (double spaced, in Times New Roman, 12-point, black font). Respond to questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. 4. Provide a list of references at the end of the last page of your assignment. 5. Upload the completed assignment to the appropriate dropbox. 6. Any questions about the assignment, or format questions, should be directed to your course instructor. ------------------------------------------- Career Competencies -----------------------------------------In this assignment, you will engage in developing the following career competencies: Analyzing Quantitative Data Analyzing Qualitative Data------------------------------------------- Assignment-------------------------------------------Suppose that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) administers the price floor for cheese, set at $0.17 per pound of cheese. (In real life the actual price floor was officially set at $16.10 per hundredweight of cheese. One hundredweight is 100 pounds.) At that price, according to data

2 Part I: CARDWARE’s BFOQs in Job Advertisement As part of promoting its growth and development, CARDWARE Inc wants to hire more workers based on the increased trend of more female than male shoppers. The company has created an advertisement in which it’s looking for a sale or marketing preferred, youthful, athletic, and energetic salesperson with the capability to sport its clothing line with style. This advertisement is based on its preference for slender, young employees who can keep its image of being sporty as reflected in marketing theory of several high-end clothing stores. This ad has contributed to a series of events including the hiring of Noah Dahl, which has angered Petunia Rotunda, an applicant, and contributed to the death of Hetty Whitestone who was passing by the mall store. In light of these events, especially Petunia’s claim that she was discriminated against based on her age during the hiring process, there are concerns on whether CARDWARE Inc. had genuine Bona Fide Occupational Job Qualifications in its job advertisement. Generally, it is illegal to discriminate against or hire workers depending on their age, nationality, gender or religion. However, Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications is a legal exception to this general rule in cases where age, gender, nationality or religion is considered bona fide occupational qualifications (“What Are Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications?” n.d.). This legal exception to the general rule allows an employer to hire employees based on characteristics or qualities that could be discriminatory when examined in other contexts. However, the employer is required to provide substantial proof that the bona fide occupational qualification is realistically necessary for the business’ operation in order to avoid liability for probable discrimination.


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