The purpose of this assignment is to discuss current issues and laws that influence the role of human resources in the workplace.
Utilize the resources provided in the study materials along with your own research to address the following questions in an 800-1,000-word paper.
Part 1 – Trends and Challenges
Identify three current human resource trends that are influencing change in the workplace. Provide examples relative to technology and social media influences. Articulate HR’s role in addressing and managing change driven by these trends.
Part 2 – Employment Laws
Explain how federal and state laws impact wage equity, sexual harassment, and hostile environments. Additionally, explain the responsibilities of the employer and strategies leadership can take to alleviate sexual harassment and hostile environments.