Please read the following and complete the assignment. Please make sure you follow the formatting directions as well. Please provide a Turnitin report if possible, no plagiarism and please used reference material links as references. Please make sure you use THREE resources I have provided as references. This is due Tuesday April 5th by 1pm EST.
Schultz v. Capital International Security, Inc.
460 F.3d 595 (4th Cir. 2006)
Facts: The plaintiff-agents provided security services for Schultz and his family at his Virginia residence in twelve-hour shifts. The agents were paid a daily rate for each shift; they received no extra pay for overtime. The agents had a command post at the residence, from which they observed security camera monitors, answered the telephone, and kept a daily log of all arrivals and departures. They also made hourly walks of the property, ensured that members of his family were safe when departing and arriving, sorted mail, and performed various tasks upon request of his family. In addition to their security duties, the agents were responsible for having the household’s vehicles washed and fueled, making wake-up calls, moving furniture, and doing research on the Internet.
Schultz’s long-time driver and travel agent, Sammy Hebri, formed a company called Capital International Security, Inc. (CIS). Hebri started CIS for the purpose of becoming Schultz’s security contractor.
Hebri sent a memo (dated July 24, 2002) to the agents directing them to obtain their own private security business licenses from the VDCJS and individual liability insurance so they could be classified as independent contractors.
Issue: The issue is whether the bodyguards were considered to be employees or independent contractors for the purpose of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Action: You must respond to all questions below. You must use at least three sources from the class materials and do independent research. Do not combine the five discussion questions and please use the outline below for your paper. Use of the outline will help you organize your research and comments and ensure you do not miss any questions that must be addressed. Your responses to each question must be in narrative format not bullets. Use the headings below to organize your paper.
Question 1 – Summary:
a. Summarize the relevant facts of the “scenario” described in this case.
b. What are the important employment laws that are relevant to this case and describe the laws and relevant citations?
c. What was the actual case outcome? Describe in details what was the outcome by reviewing the case at: https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-4th-circuit/1053551.html.
Question 2 – Classification Test:
a. In the above case, what kind of classification test could have been used and what would be the result? ( https://www.workerclassification.com/classification-tests )
Question 3 – Virginia State Law:
a. Under Virginia state law would the result be the same, why or why not? Be specific.
b. Discuss if any of the Virginia exemptions for employee classification apply in this scenario or not? Be specific and cite the Virginial laws that apply.
Question 4 – Classifying Workers:
a. Under Virginia law, are independent contractor’s eligible for worker’s compensation? Why or why not? Be specific.
b. What are the consequences for a Virginia employer misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor? Be specific.
c. What specific benefits would an employer gain by such misclassification? Be specific.
Question 5 – Three Preventive Steps:
a. As an HR professional, what advice would your provide to prevent this kind of situation in the future? Identify and discuss in narrative detail at least three (3) steps that could have prevented the type of situation discussed in the scenario from happening again. These steps should be feasible, clear and legal. Use references as appropriate.
Formatting directions for this assignment #1
· Use the bold headings and outline in your paper to denote the different questions.
· Paper must be in APA 7.0 edition style, narrative format (not in bullet points nor PowerPoint).
· Include a cover page which should have student name and title of your paper.
· Include a reference section at the end of your paper with at least 3 citations/references in APA 7.0 style format.
· Use a word-processing software and saved with a .doc, .docx, or .rtf extension. Do not submit in a pdf format.
Please read and complete the following assignment. Please also be sure to follow the formatting instructions. If feasible, please give a Turnitin report, no plagiarism, and reference material links as references. Please make sure to cite the THREE resources I’ve provided. This is due by 1 p.m. EST on Tuesday, April 5th.
Capital International Security, Inc. v. Schultz
595 F.3d 460 (4th Cir. 2006)
Facts: The plaintiff-agents worked twelve-hour shifts at Schultz’s Virginia home to provide security for him and his family. The agents were paid a daily wage for each shift, with no overtime compensation. The agents established a command post at the house where they could watch security camera monitors, answer the phone, and keep track of what was going on.