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Unformatted text preview: Name___________________________________________ BUL 5811 Quiz 3 Dean starts up E ­Sites, an Internet service, and leases office space in a building owned by Fred. The lease requires Dean to pay Fred a base rental of $250, plus 10 percent of E ­ Sites’ profits, each month. The term is two years. Dean hires Gina to work at E ­Sites’ tech support desk at an hourly wage of $9.00, plus a commission of 10 percent of the profits. The term is also two years. 1. Dean and Fred are a. not partners, because Fred does not have an ownership interest or management rights in E ­Sites. b. not partners, because the lease includes a “base rental.” c. not partners, because the rent includes only 10 percent of the profits. d. partners in a partnership for two years. 2. A partner who has no right to participate in control of the business and who has limited liability is a:__________________________________. 3. Under the Equal Pay Act: a. an employer cannot discriminate against a minority worker by paying him less than a non ­minority worker. b. a man could be paid more than a woman for the same kind of work if he produced more on a piece ­rate basis. c. an employer cannot discriminate in pay for substantially equal work on the basis of religion, sex, or national origin. d. All of these are correct. 4. Martha started a flower shop as a sole proprietor. After one year, she was forced to close the shop because business was so bad. At that time, the business assets totaled $50,000, but the business liabilities totaled $125,000. Which of the following statements is true? a. Martha is personally liable for the additional $75,000. b. Martha’s business creditors can collect only the $50,000 of business assets. c. Martha’s business creditors can collect only the $50,000 now, but if Martha ever goes into business again, they can get the assets of the new business. d. Once Martha terminates the sole proprietorship, the business creditors cannot get even the $50,000. Fact Pattern 1 (Questions 5 & 6 apply) Beth, who has a disability, is an employee of Corporate Office Company (COC). After the installation of new doors on COC’s building, Beth finds it nearly impossible to get in and out. For repeatedly failing to be on time, COC replaces Beth with Dian, who does not have a disability. 5. Refer to Fact Pattern 1. To succeed with a claim against COC under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Beth will have to show that a. Beth consistently met the essential requirements of her job. b. COC refused to make reasonable accommodation for Beth. c. Dian is unqualified for Beth’s position. d. The doors were installed as an act of intentional discrimination. 6. Refer to Fact Pattern 1. To successfully defend against Beth’s claim, COC will have to show that a. Beth consistently failed to meet the essential requirements of her job. b. COC cannot make changes to the doors without undue hardship. c. Dian is qualified for Beth’s position. d. the doors were not installed as an act of intentional discrimination. 7. Alexi, a Serbian ­American college student, applies to work as a cashier at the Krispy Critter Donut Stop. Although Alexi speaks fluent English, the manager who conducts the routine interview comments about his name and noticeable accent, observing that the Krispy Critter Donut Stop customers prize its "all ­American image." Alexi is not hired. a. desperate ­measure discrimination. b. disparate ­impact discrimination. c. disparate ­treatment discrimination. d. not discrimination. 8. “Piercing the corporate veil” refers to: ___________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 9. Cora, a female, and Dom, a male, are employees of Equipment Leasing Corporation. Cora regularly e ­mails sexually explicit images to Dom via Equipment Leasing’s computer network. Dom finds this offensive. This is a. hostile ­environment harassment. b. not harassment or any form of discrimination. c. quid pro quo harassment. d. reverse discrimination. 10. A fiduciary duty requires one to: _________________________________________ ...
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