Please address the four question sets in the order in which they appear, inserting the number of the question set as a heading or in the first line of the response to that set.QUESTION SET ONE
You are a newly hired HR specialist at Marino Wealth Management Inc., an investment management firm with about 200 employees. Nancy, a Marino vice president, stops by your office to chat and, in the course of the conversation, mentions that she wants to get rid of Bill, a 43-year-old investment manager, whos been with Marino for about 15 years. Although hes done good work in the past, some issues, which Nancy says are too complicated to explain, have cropped up, and she just wants him out. Although the Marino employee handbook mentions progressive discipline and performance plans, Nancy hasnt raised any of the problems with Bill directly because shes confident that it wouldnt do any good. Instead, Nancy has set out to make Bills life so miserable that he will just quit. That way, Nancy says, Marino wont have to fire him and can avoid legal claims. But, Nancy adds, if her current course of action doesnt work soon, shes going to discharge him. Nancy mentions that she had similar issues with a younger manager, Gretchen, but was able to resolve them after a heart-to-heart with her.In light of the course reading, analyze Nancys plan of action. Be sure toState whether Nancys plan raises any legal issues. If so, identify the issues, and discuss the law that relates to them.Identify all documents that you would want to review in light of Nancy’s comments and explain how they might impact your analysis.If any other information would be helpful to your analysis, identify that information and how it would impact your analysis.QUESTION SET TWO
While you were talking to Nancy, you pulled up Bills personnel file and noticed that he was recently reinstated to work at Marino after a 6-month temporary tour of active duty with the National Guard.In light of the course reading, does this information raise any additional issues? If so,Identify the issues, and discuss the law that relates to them.Describe the advice that you would give to Nancy in light of the Question Set Two facts.If additional information would be helpful to your analysis, identify that information and how it would impact your analysis.QUESTION SET THREE
Just as you and Nancy are wrapping up your meeting, her administrative assistant called to let Nancy know that Bill just submitted his resignation. While Nancy is thrilled to hear that, in light of your feedback, shes now a little worried that he might try to sue Marino. After reviewing various options with you, Nancy decides that shed like to offer him some kind of a severance package with a release and waiver of all claims.In light of the course reading, describe the specific terms that the release and waiver documents should include and identify by name the law that requires those terms.QUESTION SET FOUR
After work that evening, as you log onto your online HRER 501 labor and employment class, you reflect on the advice that you gave Nancy earlier in the day. As you study Lesson 13, you realize that Nancys plan to get rid of Bill would have raised additional issues had the three of you been employed by a municipality instead of Marino Wealth Management Inc.In light of the course reading:Identify each of those additional issues, including, but not limited to, rights that Bill may have had if he had worked for a municipality instead of Marino, identify any obligations that the employer may have had in that context, and describe the laws that relate to those issues.Describe the advice that you would give to Nancy in light of those issues and laws.If additional information would be helpful to your analysis, identify that information and how it would impact your analysis.