Does the NLRB decision unfairly limit Starbucks in the management of the stores?

Read the three articles noted below about an actual union-organizing effort involving Starbucks in New York City:

After reading all the articles and considering additional research, address the following questions (feel free to use supplemental authoritative resources in your response):

  • Do you think the administrative law judge and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) went too far in overruling Starbucks? Why or why not?
  • How much leeway should an employer have in setting standards for conduct, customer interaction, and attire in the workplace?
  • Does the NLRB decision unfairly limit Starbucks in the management of the stores? Why or why not?
  • What is your view of the court’s decision?

Requirements of submission: Short paper assignments must follow these formatting guidelines: 1-2 pages, double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and discipline-appropriate citations.

Critical Elements

Exemplary (100%)

Proficient (85%)

Needs Improvement (55%)

Not Evident (0%)

Value

Main Elements

Includes all of the main elements and requirements and cites additional information to illustrate each element

Includes all of the main elements and requirements

Includes some of the main elements and requirements

Includes few or none of the main elements and requirements

25

Inquiry and Analysis

Provides in-depth analysis that demonstrates complete understanding of all concepts

Provides in-depth analysis that demonstrates complete understanding of most concepts

Provides analysis that demonstrates understanding of some concepts

Does not provide analysis and/or shows lack of understanding of concepts

20

Integration and Application

All of the course concepts are correctly applied

Most of the course concepts are correctly applied

Some of the course concepts are correctly applied

Does not correctly apply any of the course concepts

10

Critical Thinking

Draws insightful conclusions that are thoroughly defended with evidence and examples

Draws informed conclusions that are justified with evidence

Draws logical conclusions, but does not defend with evidence

Does not draw logical conclusions

20

Research

Incorporates many scholarly resources effectively that reflect depth and breadth of research

Incorporates some scholarly resources effectively that reflect depth and breadth of research

Incorporates a few scholarly resources that reflect depth and breadth of research

Does not incorporate scholarly resources that reflect depth and breadth of research

15

Writing (Mechanics/Citations)

No errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

Minor errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

Some errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

Major errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

10

Total

100%

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