MS6020 M4A1 Discussion – Worker Rights and Privacy in the Workplace

 

Assignment 1: Discussion—Worker Rights and Privacy in the Workplace

 

In addition to the readings assigned for Module 4, using the Argosy University online library resources or the Internet, locate and read two to three other articles on worker rights and privacy in the workplace. Share your observations, early conclusions, reflections, and questions in this discussion.

 

Respond to the following questions:

 

  • What are the relevant laws that govern privacy in the workplace?
  • How can workers take advantage of the protections that these laws provide?

 

Submission Details:

 

  • By Saturday, February 4, 2017, in a minimum of 500 words, post a summary of your findings to this Discussion Area. Support your work by citing sources according to APA standards.
  • Through Wednesday, February 8, 2017, respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts and respond by drawing comparisons between their findings and yours.

 

Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation

Do the following when responding to your peers:

 

  • Read your peers’ answers.
  • Provide substantive comments by
    • contributing new, relevant information from course readings, Web sites, or other sources;
    • building on the remarks or questions of others; or
    • sharing practical examples of key concepts from your professional or personal experiences
  • Respond to feedback on your posting and provide feedback to other students on their ideas.
  • Make sure your writing
    • is clear, concise, and organized;
    • demonstrates ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and
    • displays accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

 

Grading Criteria

 

Assignment Components

Max Points

Initial response was:

  • Insightful, original, accurate, and timely.
  • Substantive and demonstrated advanced understanding of concepts.
  • Compiled/synthesized theories and concepts drawn from a variety of sources to support statements and conclusions.

16

Discussion Response and Participation:

  • Responded to a minimum of two peers in a timely manner.
  • Offered points of view supported by research.
  • Asked challenging questions that promoted discussion.
  • Drew relationships between one or more points in the discussion.

16

Writing:

  • Wrote in a clear, concise, formal, and organized manner.
  • Responses were error free.
  • Information from sources, where applicable, was paraphrased appropriately and accurately cited.

8

Total:

40