Identify and discuss the moral agent, and the type of ethical distress – Essaylink

Case Study(Read):

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/sales-dress-code-discrimination-women-1.5722673?cmp=rss

Recognize an Ethical Issue
·      What is the ethical issue(s)? (refer to the issues listed in ch 5,6 of your text)
Discrimination – Gender/Age discrimination as she was the only female employee in that department. She was being judged on the way she looked and not her work.

Harassment – She was hired wearing the same outfit and then fired for wearing the same outfit . She wasn’t given any warnings for the way she dressed to work.

Conflict of interest – possibility of hiring someone else, needed a reason to fire her.

Possibility of male colleagues in that department being threatened my her.

References:
McLachlan, J. (2009). The Right Choice: Making ethical decisions on the job. Pearson/Prentice Hall.

·      Drill down, and if there is more than one, only choose one to focus on
Discrimination – Gender/Age discrimination as she was the only female employee in that department. She was being judged on the way she looked and not her work.

·      Identify the moral agent, and the type of ethical distress

 

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