A LIFE SITUATION
Peter has been HR Manager for 18years and vice president for 2 more years for Zyedego Corporation, a small company in New Orleans. ISSUES
After hurricane Katrina employees had been working round the clock to get the company up and running The company has been calling former employees to rehire them Gwyn the current manger is planning to rehire Dana Gonzales but she’s pregnant. He is concerned for her safety coz of the rough condition of the workplace. Incase Dana is rehired Gwyn feels that her wages should be reduced by 25% - coz the entire group has exceeded their budget. But Dana says that if she’s not rehired she’ll go to a competitor and the company should pay her severance of 2 weeks wages Gwyn is also concerned that Dana may not be a full US citizen coz her documents appeated to be fake. The flood destroyed the original documents and although Gwyn has requested new ones Dana has been slow to provide them. Hiring of track drivers
The company hires track drivers and routinely request for driving records as part of the pre employment process. Several have DWI (Driving under the Influence) records though all of them happened 5 years ago. Gwyn has been hiring drivers with infractions including DWI to serve the number of drivers needed. She wonders whether she is creating a potential risk for the company if any of them is involved in an accident that relates to a potential violation Peter feels Gwyn needs guidance with hiring practices
Peter got personally involves with one family (Guy Martins) when he used to be the HR Manager. Guy had worked for the company for 20 years he’s married with two kids and has a mortgage. The family has been having issues, Guy separated from his wife severally, and they divorced and remarried after 6 months. When Guy is rehired peter makes sure his son who has asthma is covered instead of being listed as a preexisting condition. He provided Guy with overtime work severally when Guy needed the money. But Guy...
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