Antitrust and Consumer Protection Law

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3. Review the sexual harassment policy that Teddy's has in place and that Virginia Pollard signed. Virginia Pollard claims she had planned to make an anonymous complaint but the website allowing that was down on the day she tried to do so. During the Human Rights Commission case, a review of the website statistics shows that Virginia accessed the website for downloading dental coverage forms at least three times during the time frame of the alleged discrimination. The commission determined that this ability of Teddy's to track employees' use of the site was a violation of their anonymity and therefore refused to consider this information. The circuit court did consider this in their decision. Provide three recommendations to the CEO for a way to ensure that employees in the future cannot claim "technical issues" for why they didn't make a complaint. Explain, in your recommendations, the legal consequences to an employee if they do not utilize the complaint mechanism of the sexual harassment policy. Support these recommendations with current case law.

To ensure that an employee cannot claim technical issues in the future: 1. The website statistics should be reviewed on a regular basis by the webmaster to verify if there have been periods of downtime on the site. Any downtime is automatically logged by the system and should be reported to the webmaster immediately following any unusual outages such as a power failure or server issues. The webmaster should document any outages in a spreadsheet in case an issue like this would occur. This should be part of the webmasters daily routine, to check and log these items.
2. There should be at least two means for employees to file a complaint. Most companies have a hotline and a webpage. In this day in age there will always be “technical difficulties”, so this should be addressed. 3. There should be regular meetings on…...

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