Jail and a German Sub- Contractor (Names are Fictitious) Harold Johns found himself in jail in Germany. He was a vice president of Baranca Industries Inc., a U.S. firm that constructs and installs

Jail and a German Sub- Contractor (Names are Fictitious)

Harold Johns found himself in jail in Germany. He was a vice –president of Baranca Industries Inc., a U.S. firm that constructs and installs factory equipment .Unfortunately he was the highest-ranking Baranca official in Germany while he was in Germany overseeing the installation of some equipment. Much to his surprise, there was a problem with the way a subcontractor paid his workers. Apparently , the way the subcontractor calculated the pay was illegal .In Germany , when a subcontractor does something illegal , it is assumed that the company hiring the subcontract had knowledge and was also guilty . In addition the highest-ranking officials with the subcontractor and the firms who hired him are held legally responsible .Therefore Harold and the head of the subcontractor were arrested- as well as the head of the enterprise that owned the factory.

Need to answer Q 1 briefly

1) Is this a fair law?

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Jail and a German Sub- Contractor (Names are Fictitious)
Harold Johns found himself in jail in Germany. He was a vice –
president of Baranca Industries Inc., a U.S. firm that constructs
and installs factory equipment .Unfortunately he was the
highest-ranking Baranca official in Germany while he was in
Germany overseeing the installation of some equipment. Much
to his surprise, there was a problem with the way a subcontractor
paid his workers. Apparently , the way the subcontractor
calculated
the
pay
was
illegal
.In
Germany
,
when
a
subcontractor does something illegal , it is assumed that the
company hiring the subcontract had knowledge and was also
guilty . In addition the highest-ranking officials with the
subcontractor and the firms who hired him are held legally
responsible .Therefore
Harold and the head of the subcontractor
were arrested- as well as the head of the enterprise that owned
the factory.
Need to answer Q 1 briefly
1) Is this a fair law?

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