Chapter34 Employment Discrimination

Chapter34 - MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1 Personnel Staffing Corporation meets all of the requirements to be subject to the federal employment

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MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1. Personnel Staffing Corporation meets all of the requirements to be subject to the federal employment discrimination laws. Among these, the most important statute prohibiting discrimination against members of protected classes is a. the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. b. the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. c. the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. d. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 2. Jake is a U.S. citizen working abroad for Kettle Corporation, which is a U.S. firm. Jake is protected by U.S. employment discrimination laws only if a. Jake also works in the United States. b. Kettle agrees to comply. c. there is no such law in the country in which Jake works. d. this does not violate the law of the country in which Jake works. 3. Lee is seventy years old and Mira is gay. Based on this information, members of protected classes include a. Lee and Mira. b. Lee only. c. Mira only. d. neither Lee nor Mira. 4. Cody believes that Delta Corporation has discriminated against him on the basis of gender. Cody files a suit against Delta under Title VII. To establish a prima facie case of employment discrimination, Cody must show that a. Cody is a member of a protected class. b. Delta has no legal defenses against the claim. c. discriminatory intent motivated Delta’s act. d. other firms in Delta’s industry have committed discriminatory acts.
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5. Olly applies for a job with Petro Company. Petro does not hire Olly because of his ethnicity, or national origin. This is a. desperate-measure discrimination. b. disparate-impact discrimination. c. disparate-treatment discrimination. d. not discrimination.
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Chapter34 - MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1 Personnel Staffing Corporation meets all of the requirements to be subject to the federal employment

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