Human Resource Management

A Reflection on Human Resources Management
Troy Roberts-Mathenia
BUS 303: Human Resources Management
Instructor: John Beeson
January 19, 2014A Reflection on Human Resources Management
Human Resources Management is more than authority and liability in an office setting where a division sits that has many positive and negative attributes; in reality it is so much more than that. Human Resources Management assembles and retains labor, employment and working laws that the business runs under to stay put compliant in this fanatical world. Labor laws are continuously being modified and with this paper, I plan to discuss and explain the meaning of Equal opportunity employment, Affirmative action, Human resource development, Human resource planning, Human resource recruitment, Compensation, Benefits, Labor relations, Safety and Health, Employee and labor laws. I plan on discussing and comparing it to my work place and how employers in companies use human resources management.
From what I have read, human resources management focuses on equal opportunity employment also known as EOE; from reading it’s safe to say that there are many approaches to this conception, which makes things a little more complicated. Every race, color and sex, should receive the same opportunities for hiring practices, promotion possibilities, and religion. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, according to Wikipedia explains that “It was the first federal law designed to protect most U.S. employees from employment discrimination based upon that employees (or applicant’s) race, color, religion, sex, or national origin”. We also see EEO, which is Equal Employment Opportunity, the laws, the same as EOE, Equal Opportunity Employment. It is required for all employers by law to place the poster somewhere employees gather round and are able to read this poster. “The law requires an employer to post notices describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination…