Human Resources Management (HRM)

For each of the following situations, identify one or more constitutional amendments, laws, or executive orders that might apply.

A veteran of the Iraqi conflict experiences lower-back pain after sitting for extended periods of time. He has applied for promotion to a supervisory position that has traditionally involved spending most of the workday behind a desk.

One of two female workers on a road construction crew complains to her supervisor that she feels uncomfortable during breaks, because the other employees routinely tell off-color jokes.

A manager at an architectural firm receives a call from a local newspaper. The reporter wonders how the firm wishes to respond to calls from two of its employees alleging racial discrimination. About half of the firm’s employees (including all of its partners and most of its architects) are white. One of the firm’s clients is the federal government.

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