Employees certainly have legal rights, such as the right to be paid a minimum wage, to enjoy equal opportunity in the workplace, and to be free from sexual harassment. Many employees also have contractual rights, such as the right to an employer contribution to a retirement plan, health care, or a certain number of vacation and sick days. But do employees really have moral and ethical rights against their employer that are not specified in the law or in the employment contract? Do employers have duties to their employees other than what is required by law and the employment contract?
1. If every human has a right to healthcare, do employers have a moral and ethical duty to provide health insurance for every employee? Why? What influences in your life contributed to your answer?
2. Do employers have a duty to provide a just wage? Why? What influences in your life contributed to your answer?
3. Do employers have a duty to respect employees right to privacy? Why? What influences in your life contributed to your answer?