Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 1, 2011

An Analysis of Marketing and Accounting Educators Ethics Preferences
ABSTRACTTo assist academic institutions and professional educator associations in accounting and marketing to develop and implement an ethical code, we compared university faculties' perceptions of 142 types of behaviors for teaching, research and service....
Changes in Enforcement Focus Coming to the U. S. Department of Labor: Policy and Practice Issues for Employers
ABSTRACTWith the election of a new president and a new majority in the legislative branch, employers subject to laws and regulations administered by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) should be preparing for a number of changes. In June of 2009,...
Corporate Characteristics and the Disclosure of Earnings Restatements
ABSTRACTAccording to a recent GAO report, accounting restatements have increased 145% from 1997 to 2002. The report states that this "raises questions about the credibility of accounting practices and the quality of corporate financial disclosures and...
Flsa and the Minimum Wage: Employee Friend or Foe
ABSTRACTWhile the FLSA and the minimum wage requirements it brings may have been passed with the best of intentions, many minimum wage workers are learning these requirements may be an additional barrier to finding or maintaining employment.This paper...
Out with the Old; the Termination of the Mixed Motive Case under the Adea
ABSTRACTThe purpose of the article is to provide practitioners and scholars with a working knowledge of the US. Supreme Courts recent holdings in Gross v. FBL Financial and Smith v. City of Jackson, and to identify a trend whereby the U.S. Supreme Court...
Protecting Religion in the Workplace? What Employees Think
ABSTRACTReligion plays an important role in the values that people hold. The increase in the number of religious discrimination lawsuits filed with the EEOC indicates that employees believe employers are not proactive enough in meeting their religious...
Student Assessments of Information Systems Related Ethical Situations: Do Gender and Class Level Matter?
ABSTRACTOver the past decade a number of high profile ethics scandals in the business community have led to increased focus on business ethics and the responsibility of university business programs to place more emphasis on ethics education. Moreover,...
The Cost of Arbitration: A Defense to the Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements?
ABSTRACTArbitration clauses in contractual arrangements are fairly standard today. By agreeing to arbitrate, the parties to a contract waive their rights to seek redress of their claims in a court in favor of an arbitration tribunal. While litigation...
The Power of Religion, Upbringing, Certification, and Profession to Predict Moral Choice
ABSTRACTCollege students rated 13 likert-type moral choice items on a scale ranging from strongly disagree to strongly agree. Those items were hypothetical business decisions written in a manner as to approximate the various schools of thought on moral...
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