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Emc Notes Essay

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EMC Confronts Harassment Charges
Introduction
  According to a lawsuit that was filed by two women of EMC are alleging sexual comments, company-paid trips, and also the failure to promote women for the same experience, and on the same basis as male employees where discrimination is not happening. While reading it states that women were being paid lower wages and thus may have been creating a hostile and offensive environment for women and thus making it harder for them to work there. It states that the firm has gathered 30 sworn affidavits from women supporting these allegations that the work-place was hostile and discriminatory.

Review/Analysis of the Case

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EMC has stated that there has not been any laws broken and that they treat each employee whether male or female equally. How can this be true when there are several women speaking up against this company? EMC should take responsibly for the crimes that were committed against these women.

Review/Analysis of the Case
      EMC violated several laws against the women working within their company. These women had every right to report the things going on a day to day basis. The women within EMC were expected to perform the same acts as the men when it came to catering their clients. A visit to the strip club and exposure to any form of sexual comment against their will is considered sexual harassment and discrimination. It is also against the law to retaliate against any employee both male and female when he or she has a complaint against the company. Huge accounts were taken from these women then given to the men as punishment for what they had done. This act alone created a hostile work environment for the women of EMC.   (Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart, & Wright, 2009). 

      EMC will probably experience some client loss but not much because the men make up the vast majority within this company. With that being said, EMC will still continue to sell aggressively because the clients don’t mind the entertainment provided to no cost to them. However, EMC will not be able to avoid the charges filed against them because the lawsuit has asked that 30 sworn affidavits be admitted as evidence to support the accusing women’s claims. The only way the conflict can be resolved is for EMC to do what is morally and.

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EMC:   Confronts Harassment Charges

Introduction
According to a lawsuit that files by two women of EMC allege sexual comments, company-paid trips and the failure to promote women for the same experience on the same basis as male employees where discrimination against.   Women were being paid lower wages that may have been creating a hostile and offensive environment to women, making it harder for women to work there. The firm gathered 30 sworn affidavits from women supporting allegations that the work-place was hostile and discriminatory.

Review/Analysis of the Case
Answer to question #1-In the book it states that sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual advance, sexual favors, and any other verbal or physical contact. In this case according to the complaint that the women filed there where sexual comment, company paid trip to strip club and retaliation toward women who complain. This is just one form of sexual harassment that goes on in a workplace worldwide. The law that was violated in this case was the unwanted sexual comment.
Answer to question #2- Yes, I think that they can continue to sell aggressively but to avoid charges of sexual harassment and sexual discrimination they need to change...

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