Employee Complaint Paper

Essay by adones1University, Bachelor's August 2004

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TO: Jo Kiefer, Corporate Executive Director of Human Resources

FROM: Edna Nade, Orlando Director of Human Resources

SUBJECT: Discrimination Complaint Filed by Mr. John Rudo (Employee #: Mgt 434)

DATE: 1/28/04

In accordance with Debbie, Eyad, Ada, Neicie, Incorporated (DEAN Inc.) corporate policy, the Orlando Human Resource Department (OHR) is notifying the corporate office of a discrimination claim filed by Mr. John Rudo. The OHR Department has followed all corporate instructions and policies with regard to preventing possible discrimination claims. Possible outcomes for Mr. Rudo's discrimination claim as well as issues that Mr. Rudo must prove in order for his claim to be validated by the EEOC are being provided for your review. Mr. Rudo has been advised of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claims process, and the OHR Department has followed the EEOC procedures for discrimination claims.

Mr. Rudo claims that the qualification test for management level promotions is discriminatory toward African-Americans.

In addition, Mr. Rudo feels that the grooming codes outlined in the employee manual are unfair due to the fact that women are allowed to have their ears pierced, but men are not permitted to have pierced ears. Mr. Rudo also feels that the grooming codes outlined in the employee manual restrict the length of men's hair, but not the length of women's hair. The OHR Department OHR has begun to take the initial steps of performing the preliminary investigation into the allegations that have been made.

Examination of Mr. Rudo's employment file has revealed that a corporate Notary Public witnessed Mr. Rudo's signature of the standard 101 DEAN Inc. Employee Manual that defines all of the corporate policies and procedures. The employee manual clearly states that women may have pierced ears as long as the ear jewelry is a post and...