Ashford HRM 610 Week 4 Assignment Compensation Directives
[WLOS: 2, 3] [CLOS: 1, 2]
For this assignment, you will take on the role of an HR manager and review various case studies [5.1, 5.3, and 5.4 in the textbook (Pages 159-161)] concerning compensation and benefits. Within the case studies, you will.
- Evaluate which compensation and benefit laws best apply to each scenario.
- Provide a rationale for each of your decisions. For your rationale,
- Explain how the situation meets each element that needs to be proven or satisfied under the specific law.
- Assess possible arguments against your position and counter those arguments with a minimum of three scholarly and/or credible sources.
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The case relates to the Meal Periods Law 29 CFR 553.223(C). In the case study, employees agreed with their manager to take ten minute lunch breaks so that they could leave twenty minutes earlier while still working eight hours each day. However, after a three-year period, the Wage and Hour division demanded that the employees be paid for the 10 minutes for the last three years. The case relates to meal times that employees have that are often not calculated as time when the employees engaged in activities that were in any way concerned with the operations of the company. Under the interpretation, the company is supposed to pay the ten minutes for all forty employees for the last three years. The cost would see employees compensated more than $12,000 each for the last three years……
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