Talk it Out- Employment Law.docx

INSTRUCTIONSTo complete this assignment for full credit: post a thoughtful answer to the question below and make a substantive comment on at least two of your classmates’ posts. Remember to follow the rules of netiquette??????? (net + etiquette = netiquette.)

Participating in this discussion will help you achieve unit learning goal 2: Evaluate the pros and cons of laws protecting intellectual property.

Be friendly, positive and self-reflective. There is no “right” or “wrong” answer. A strong answer will be based on reason, law, and logic. A weak answer will be rooted in emotion. Feel free to disagree with classmates but do so politely – no personal attacks! Write clearly and with expression. Proofread and review your response before hitting the submit button. You must post before you can see other students’ posts.

To start, do some research on Lily Ledbetter. Here are a few resources:

Makers Profile: Lily Ledbetter

Lily Ledbetter and the Fight for Gender Equality (

A Call to Act: Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co

Question: Given all that Ms. Ledbetter lost and the struggles she went through, was her fight worth the end result?

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