Assignment #5: Workers’ Compensation
Discussion Question 2
Upon completion of the Required Readings, write a thorough, well-planned narrative answer to each of the following discussion questions. Rely on your Required Readings and the Lecture and Research Update for specific information to answer each discussion question, but turn to your original thoughts when asked to apply, evaluate, analyze, or synthesize the information. Your Discussion Question responses should be both grammatically and mechanically correct, and formatted in the same fashion as the questions themselves. If there is a Part A, your response should identify a Part A, etc. In addition, you must appropriately cite all resources used in your responses and document in a bibliography using APA style. . Include the “course” Text Book in your references: [Employment Law: New Challenges in the Business Environment (6th ed.) Moran, John Jude (2014).] Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
Visit Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s website at:
https://www.osha.gov/as/opa/worker/complain.html. Define the term imminent danger and describe the requirements for same. Then summarize who is eligible to file a complaint with OSHA. Discuss OSHA’s policy regarding employer retaliation. Finally, cite two recent examples of OSHA reprimanding employers for violating employees’ rights. Summarize these examples, and include in your discussion the reasons why OSHA or the Department of Labor stepped in on behalf of the complaining or retaliated against worker. (50 points).