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BUS 409 QUIZ 2

 

A policy that applies to all company employees, but unintentionally hurts a protected group disproportionately would be what form of discrimination?

disparate treatment

disparate impact

disparate causality

situational discrimination

Which one of these issues is NOT addressed by the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938?

minimum wage

overtime pay

executive compensation

child labor provisions

As a result of this law enacted by Congress, employers must now show that employment practices that create disparate impact are a business necessity. This law also made it legal for U.S. citizens working abroad for U.S. companies to file suit.

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Executive Order 11246

The Civil Rights Act of 1991

The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act

Which of the following is NOT a protected characteristic by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

sexual orientation

race

national origin

gender

An employee has a regular hourly rate equal to $12. According to FLSA, how much should her/his employer pay this employee for each additional hour worked beyond the regular 40 hours within a period of 7 consecutive days?

$12

$14

$16

$18

 

Melissa has been working in XYZ Company for the last 8 years. She got a very attractive job offer from another company in the same industry and decided to leave her current company. She is one hundred percent vested. Which of the following acts guarantees that she cannot lose the pension benefits after she leaves her job in XYZ Company?

HIPAA

ADA

COBRA

ERISA

An employee has a regular hourly rate equal to $10? S/he works 45 hours within a period of 7 consecutive days. How much should her/his employer pay this employee for 45 hours in total?

425

450

475

500

Intentionally treating women less favorably than men solely based upon their gender would be what form of discrimination?

disparate treatment

disparate impact

disparate causality

 

situational discrimination

This provision mandates that federal government agencies take affirmative action in providing jobs for individuals with disabilities.

The Rehabilitation Act

ADA

Executive Order 11478

The Government Employee Rights Act of 1991

This law makes it illegal to discriminate against people with physical and mental disabilities both within and outside employment settings, including public transportation, public accommodations, and employment.

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Executive Order 11246

The Civil Rights Act of 1991

The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act

This was enacted in order to allow employees who are terminated, laid off, or have a change in their employment status to temporarily remain on the employer-sponsored medical insurance plan.

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA)

The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)

The Civil Rights Act of 1991

Title VII and ADEA do not protect federal government employees. Which one of the following executive orders and/or laws gives similar protection to federal government employees?

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

Executive Order 11478

Executive Order 11935

 

The Rehabilitation Act

 

Based upon the FLSA child labor provisions, what is the minimum age that a child must be in order to be legally employed?

10

12

14

19

This type of bargaining occurs when unions shift from bargaining for large pay increases to simply bargaining for greater job security.

guarded

concessionary

heightened

compensationary

Jennifer works as a clerk in a company. The essential function of her job is producing memoranda using word processing software. If she develops crippling arthritis, which act requires her employer to make reasonable accommodations such as providing a voice-recognition input device?

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

Americans with Disability Act of 1990

Davis-Bacon Act of 1931

Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970