Chapter 19 - CHAPTER 19EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION TRUE/FALSE...

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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 19EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION TRUE/FALSE 1. The Equal Pay Act addressed only the issue of wage discrimination. ANS: T NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Equal Pay Act 2. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the country's first civil rights legislation. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: civil rights 3. The Equal Employment Opportunity Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act are amendments to Title VII. ANS: T NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: EEOA 4. Labor unions are exempt from Title VII. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Title VII 5. All employers are covered under Title VII. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Title VII 6. State agencies are covered under Title VII. ANS: T NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Title VII 7. Employment agencies are exempt under Title VII. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Title VII 8. Federal agencies are exempt from Title VII. ANS: T NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Title VII 9. Union hiring halls are exempt from Title VII. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Title VII 10. Categories protected against discrimination under Title VII include race, color, sex and sexual orienta- tion. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Title VII 11. Only the hiring process is covered under Title VII. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: Title VII 12. Disparate treatment requires proof that there was a discriminatory reason for the employment decision. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: disparate treatment 13. McDonnell Douglas v. Green was the U.S. Supreme Court case that established the elements of proof for a disparate treatment case. ANS: T NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: McDonnell 14. Disparate impact cases require proof of the same elements as disparate treatment cases. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: disparate impact 15. Pattern or practice of discrimination is discrimination against a group rather than a person. ANS: T NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: pattern/practice 16. Customer preference is a justification for discrimination on the basis of sex. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: BFOQ 17. Sexual harassment requires proof of physical contact. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: harassment 18. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, employers are not prohibited from requiring pregnant em- ployees to stop employment at a certain time during the pregnancy. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: PDA 19. The Family Medical and Leave Act provides twelve weeks of paid leave in certain circumstances. ANS: F NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: FMLA 20. An insurance company that prohibits female employees from working as estimators, but not men has discriminated by disparate treatment. ANS: T NAT: AACSB: Analytic TOP: disparate treatment 21. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, a mother returning to work after maternity leave cannot be demoted....
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Chapter 19 - CHAPTER 19EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION TRUE/FALSE...

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